15.09.2015 20:41

Quincy, MA, September 15, 2015 – Icelandair is excited to announce extended seasonal service from Portland International Airport (PDX) beginning May 11, 2016 and an additional weekly flight offered from June through October.

“Icelandair’s additional flights from PDX will continue to serve the thriving Portland metropolitan area and its many business and leisure travelers. We look forward to growing in the Pacific Northwest and hope to see Portland further develop in the years ahead,” said Birkir Holm Gudnason, CEO, Icelandair.

The expanded schedule from Portland will commence with two weekly non-stop flights on Wednesdays and Fridays to Icelandair’s hub at Keflavik International Airport. An additional flight will be added on Sundays starting June 5, 2016 providing service three times a week through October 16, 2016.

Flight # 664 departs Portland at 3:40pm PST with an early morning arrival in Iceland. Passengers can make Iceland their final destination or connect to Europe’s hottest cities including Amsterdam, Oslo, Paris, and Stockholm. Next year’s Portland timetable, an increase of 53% from 2015, is scheduled to run through October 26, 2016.

"Icelandair's nonstop flights to Reykjavik served residents of the Portland metro area and southwest Washington well this summer," said Port of Portland Chief Commercial Officer Keith Leavitt. "This announcement of a third frequency for next summer is great news for travelers headed to Europe.”

Icelandair offers 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, Montreal, Orlando, Portland, OR, and Vancouver, BC. Connections through Icelandair’s hub at Keflavik International Airport are available to more than 20 destinations in Scandinavia, the U.K. and Continental Europe. Only Icelandair allows passengers to take an Icelandair Stopover for up to seven nights at no additional airfare.

For additional information about Icelandair’s fares to Iceland & beyond, please visit us at www.icelandair.com or by calling (877) I-FLY-ICE.