Icelandair announced today seasonal transatlantic air service to Europe with new nonstop flights between Kansas City and Iceland. Beginning May 26, 2018 Kansas City-region travelers can fly nonstop from Kansas City International Airport (MCI) to Icelandair’s hub at Keflavík International Airport (KEF) near the Iceland capital, Reykjavik. Icelandair’s Kansas City service will offer three nonstop flights per week to Iceland, with easy connections to and from more than 25 of the most popular destinations in Scandinavia, the U.K., and Continental Europe. Icelandair also allows passengers to enjoy an Icelandair Stopover in Iceland for up to seven nights at no additional airfare. The new service provides travelers with a convenient alternative with new transatlantic itineraries.
Service from Kansas City will be operated on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays on 183-seat Boeing 757-200 aircraft, featuring Icelandair’s updated cabin with more legroom, in-flight entertainment, and gate-to-gate WiFi. Service levels range from economy to “Saga Class”. Return flights to Kansas City will be operated on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays.Tickets are available for purchase at Icelandair.us or 800-223-5500.
“Icelandair has made an excellent choice in connecting Kansas City to their growing network,” said Kansas City Director of Aviation Pat Klein. “In addition to nonstop access to one of the fastest growing tourism destinations, passengers will also appreciate the ease of transiting through Iceland on their way to Europe.”
Flight FI840 departs Kansas City International Airport at 5:15 p.m. (CDT) on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays and arrives at KEF at 5:05 a.m. (GMT), just in time to start the day in Iceland or make easy connections to other Iceland destinations in Europe, such as London, Paris, Dublin or Munich. Flight FI841 departs Keflavik International Airport at 6:00 p.m. (GMT) on Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays and arrives in Kansas City at 8:45 p.m. (CDT). Icelandair will operate from Terminal C at Kansas City International Airport. Click here to see the Icelandair fleet. To view Icelandair b-roll, please click here. The new service supplements other scheduled nonstop international service to Cancun, Mexico; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; and Toronto, Canada.
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