Icelandair 767

Hurry: Cheap Icelandair Business Class Tickets

At the moment Icelandair has some spectacular business class fares from the US and Canada to Iceland, starting at just $740 roundtrip. Now before you get too excited, Icelandair's business class isn't amazing, as it's more like domestic first class than…

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Icelandair 767

Alaska Mileage Plan Increases Award Costs On Icelandair

One of the things that I love about Alaska Mileage Plan is that they have such a unique array of airline partners, and they even allow stopovers on one-way award tickets. One of Alaska's cool airline partners is Icelandair. The airlines partnered until…

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Icelandair 757

Icelandair Offers Discounts To Stranded WOW Air Passengers

Earlier today I wrote about how WOW Air ceased operations effective immediately. This seemed to be long overdue. Personally I also think they went about it in a classless way -- they haven't even updated their social channels to direct passengers to…

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Cabo Verde Airlines

Icelandair Acquires Major Stake In Cabo Verde Airlines

While this has been in process for a while, it's now confirmed. Icelandair Group has acquired a 51% stake in Cabo Verde Airlines, previously known as TACV. This is a process that was started last year, but the deal has just been closed between Cabo Verde…

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Wow Air A330

Icelandair Cancels WOW Air Takeover

In early November it was announced that Icelandair intended to acquire WOW Air, as Icelandair entered into a share purchasing agreement to purchase all WOW Air shares. With this deal, WOW Air would receive a total of 5.4% of Icelandair Group’s shares…

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WOW: Icelandair Is Acquiring WOW Air

While we've seen a massive amount of transatlantic growth lately, a lot have questioned the sustainability of it. For example: -- A few weeks ago we saw Primera Air liquidate from one day to the next -- Norwegian continues to lose money and says fares…

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Icelandair 767

Icelandair & Norwegian Join TSA Pre-Check

TSA Pre-Check is one of the innovations that has made the air travel experience in the US a bit more pleasant. Those eligible for Pre-Check enjoy expedited security screening, where they don't have to take off their shoes, or take their liquids out of…

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Azores Airlines A321neo

Icelandair May Buy A 49% Stake In Azores Airlines

While Icelandair and Azores Airlines are from very different islands in terms of climates, they operate similar business models. Both airlines offer passengers the opportunity to fly between North America and mainland Europe with a stop at their hub…

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Icelandair 767

Surprising: Icelandair Is Eliminating Economy Comfort

Icelandair just made an announcement that certainly bucks the industry trend. Generally we're seeing more and more airlines introduce premium economy. This is only natural as the size of economy seats continues to shrink, while the size of business class…

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Icelandair 757

Icelandair Is Adding Flights To Baltimore As Of May 2018

Iceland’s two largest airlines — Icelandair and WOW Air — just can’t stop growing. They’ve been adding so many new flights to the US, using Iceland as a gateway between North America and mainland Europe. Icelandair announced several new destinations…

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Icelandair 757

Icelandair Is Adding Flights To Kansas City As Of May 2018

Iceland’s two largest airlines -- Icelandair and WOW Air -- just can’t stop growing. They've been adding so many new flights to the US, using Iceland as a gateway between North America and mainland Europe. Icelandair announced several new destinations…

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Icelandair Saga Lounge Keflavik

Review: New Icelandair Saga Lounge Keflavik Airport

Last month I flew Icelandair roundtrip from the US to Stockholm for an appearance on Sweden's biggest daytime talk show. Besides the fact that I went on TV for the second time, which made me feel too many things to describe (mainly just super thankful),…

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Icelandair 757

Icelandair Introduces New Economy Light Fares

It's amazing how much the airline industry has changed over the past few years. A few years back Icelandair was one of the more limited service airlines across the Atlantic, given that they don't offer free meals or alcoholic drinks in economy. However,…

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Icelandair 757

Icelandair Is Adding Flights To Dallas As Of May 2018

Iceland's two largest airlines just can't stop growing. A bit over a week ago I wrote about how WOW Air is adding 3x weekly flights between Iceland and Dallas as of May 2018. Well, they're not alone. Icelandair will also be adding 4x weekly flights between…

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Icelandair 737 Max

Icelandair Announces Their First 737 MAX Routes

Icelandair used to have a unique value proposition, as they transported passengers between the US and Western Europe via their hub in Iceland. Best of all, you can even plan a free stopover in Iceland when booking a roundtrip ticket, which is a great…

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Icelandair 757

Icelandair’s Next US Destination: Cleveland

Cleveland is an airport that sort of got the short end of the stick when Continental and United merged, as it used to be a Continental hub, and up until 2009 even had nonstop service to London Heathrow. Unfortunately since then the airport hasn't had…

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