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Icelandair adds Boeing 737 MAX to its fleet

Icelandair has received its first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, which will join the airline’s fleet of Boeing 757 and 767 jets serving destinations throughout North America and Europe. In 2013, Icelandair placed an order for 16 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, including the MAX 8 and larger MAX 9 models. Both airplanes provide airlines with lower […]

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You can get there from here, and more often

It’s that time of year when airlines begin offering increased frequency and more destinations originating from YVR. Whether you’re planning that once-in-a-lifetime holiday getaway, planning to visit family or returning to a favourite city, one of these 10 expanded or new airline services should help you take-off somewhere special this spring and summer. May 1 […]

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Icelandic landscape stars in in-flight safety video

Icelandair recently premiered its new in-flight safety video. Unlike most airline safety videos, the result is a film that not only underlines the importance of safety, but also engages passengers with a sense of the beauty of Iceland. Inspired by Iceland itself, the video uses Iceland’s landscape as the stunning backdrop to the traditional and […]

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Open skies between YVR, Iceland and beyond

The skies have opened between Vancouver, Reykjavik and more than 20 European destinations with the inauguration of Icelandair new twice-weekly, seasonal service from YVR. Last month, Vancouver Airport Authority, in partnership with ground-handler Swissport International Ltd., staged a unique welcome for its newest airline partner with a group of YVR ambassadors-turned-Vikings, who pulled Icelandair’s Boeing […]

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Icelandair set to launch YVR-Reykjavik service

Icelandair will take off from Vancouver to more than 20 destinations in Europe starting May 13, 2014 and continue through October 12, 2014, with twice-weekly service. Flights will depart from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to Keflavik International Airport (KEF) and connect to flights to Icelandair’s European network, which includes popular Scandinavian destinations such as Copenhagen, […]

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