Have you heard the good news about Icelandair?
Starting May 19, 2016, Iceland’s premier airline, Icelandair, will offer a seasonal service from Pierre-Elliot-Trudeau International Airport (commonly known as YUL) to Keflavik International Airport (KEF). This will mark the arrival of Icelandair’s first gateway in the province of Quebec and their fifth Canadian gateway.
And guess what? FlightHub, Canada’s largest online travel agency and cheap flights experts, will be one of the only Canadian OTA’s offering great deals on this new service!
They will now offer service to Iceland from Boston, Chicago-ORD, Denver, Edmonton, New York-JFK, Newark, Seattle, Toronto, and Washington, D.C.; and seasonal service from Anchorage, Halifax, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Orlando, Portland, OR, Vancouver, BC and Montreal.
This new Montreal service and Canadian expansion is perfect for you fellow travellers: FlightHub reported a massive 264% increase in flights booked from Canada to Iceland in 2013 and a further 39% growth in 2014.
“The addition of Montreal will give Canadians coast to coast more options in travel from Canada and provide both the business and leisure traveler a refreshing alternative when traveling to Iceland and beyond” said Birkir Holm Gudnason, Icelandair CEO.
What’s in it for you? This means you can book four flights a week with FlightHub with departures on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 9:05PM from May 19 to November 8, 2016 to visit Reykjavik!
This five-hour direct flight to Keflavik International Airport (KEF), Icelandair’s hub, will provide connections to more than 20 destinations in Scandinavia, the U.K. and Continental Europe. In fact, with this new seasonal service, you will be able to visit these destinations with a short connection or a direct flight:
· Reykjavik (direct flight)
· Amsterdam (direct flight)
· London (direct flight)
· Paris (direct flight)
· Munich (direct flight)
· Zurich (direct flight)
This means several new places to discover and more options in travel from Montreal! We couldn’t be happier.
Fellow travelers, did you know that Icelandair is offering a free stopover in Iceland (up to 7 nights) on your way to any of their other destinations? Yes, an Icelandair Stopover that can be selected for up to 7 days, at no additional cost! Icelandair decided to create this special promotion in order to increase visibility and awareness of their absolutely stunning home country. That’s amazing! And it’s perfect for us travelers on a budget!
Icelandair, in operation since 1937, has a long, illustrious history of providing flights from North America to Europe. Since its inception, Icelandair has continued to grow as an airline with fleet-wide on-board Wi-Fi access, personal in-flight entertainment, three cabins of service and two checked bags included.
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This article was created in partnership with Flighthub