(28 Mar 2021)
Delta has unveiled plans to launch nonstop flights
from three U.S. hubs to Iceland.
The airline will launch a new daily service from
Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to Keflavík International
Airport (KEF) beginning 20 May, and resume daily flights from John
F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) on 1 May as well as a daily
service from Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) on
Delta’s BOS-KEF, MSP-KEF and JFK and KEF services
will be operated with Boeing 757-200.
Iceland recently exempted fully vaccinated
Americans from the ban on non-essential travel and other
restrictions like testing and quarantine requirements.
Customers traveling to Iceland will be required to
provide proof of full vaccination or recovery from COVID19.
Travelers returning to the U.S. will still require a negative
“We know our customers are eager to safely get
back out into the world, including exploring one of the globe’s
most beautiful outdoor destinations,” said Joe Esposito, S.V.P. –
Network Planning. “As confidence in travel rises, we hope more
countries continue reopening to vaccinated travelers, which mean
more opportunities to reconnect customers to the people and places
that matter most.”
All of Delta’s Iceland services are operated in conjunction
with Air France-KLM and Virgin Atlantic.
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