According to information from Isavia, ten airlines are scheduled to offer international flights from Keflavík International Airport (KEF) in July.
Information representative for Isavia Guðjón Helgason told MBL that foreign airlines have shown some interest in KEF after Iceland’s borders opened. Since the travel restrictions were reduced on Monday, SAS, Wizz Air and Atlantic have flown to Iceland. The fourth airline, Czech Airlines, began scheduled flights to Iceland yesterday, June 17th. They will fly to and from Prague twice a week. Five more airlines are to be added in the next two weeks.
Transavia has flights to Amsterdam, Paris and Nantes next week, and Norwegian Air announced that it plans to start scheduled flights between Keflavík and Oslo on July 1st. That same day, Lufthansa will begin flights out of Frankfurt and Munich. Austrian and Air Baltic are scheduled to start flights next month.
As of June 17th, nearly 3,000 passengers had arrived in Keflavík since Monday. Passengers entering the country have the option of screening for COVID-19, or entering quarantine for two weeks.
As ever, those looking for more information or advice should go to the Icelandic Government’s excellent COVID-19 help page.
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