Archive for the ‘Iceland Express’ Category

Iceland Express’ baggage allowance

September 30th, 2011

In today’s post of our series bringing you the baggage policy of both low-cost airlines and traditional carriers, we look into the baggage allowance of the Reykjavik-based low-budget airline Iceland Express which offers cheap tickets to Iceland, one of the most dreamt-of tourist destinations on earth – Iceland.

Iceland Express’ carry-on baggage allowance

When flying with this Icelandic carrier, you may take on board 1 item of hand baggage with you. It cannot exceed the following measurements: 55x35x25cm /21x14x10 inches.

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Airlines, Baggage allowance, Iceland Express

Introducing secondary airports: Newark Airport

July 26th, 2011



Today in our series of short articles presenting popular secondary airports, we take a look at Newark Airport also known as Newark Liberty International Airport. Secondary today, it was the first airport in the New York metropolitan area opened as early as in 1928. It ranks among the 10 busiest airport in the United States.


Location & Transfers

Newark International Airport is located about 24 km which is 15 miles south-west of New York Midtown.

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Air France, Airfare Deals, Airport New York Newark (EWR), Airports, British Airways, Delta Airlines, Iceland Express, SAS

The weekly update on new routes and services

June 20th, 2011

Hi there, after a little break we come back with our weekly update on new routes and services. Today’s post features as usually some popular traditional carriers as well as low-cost airlines. Without further ado, we start off with Air France.

Air France launched its 13th US route, this time from Paris to Orlando. The new route connecting these Disneyland-cities is served three times a week.

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Air France, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Iceland Express, New Routes, Spanair, TAP Portugal

Volcanic ash cloud. Grímsvötn causes first cancellations

May 24th, 2011

History likes to repeat itself. It did not take long after the dust has settled down after the eruption of Eyafjallajökull, before yet another Icelandic volcano woke up and rumbled. Grímsvötn erupted on Saturday and by now the cloud ash has reached Norway and Scotland causing small disruptions there.

The current situation is very unclear and changing. The ash cloud is believed to reach Sweden by Tuesday but the forecast are not always precise – e.g. the Norwegian aviation authorities did not expect the cloud to reach Norway so quickly.

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Airlines, bmi, British Airways, Europe, Iceland Express, KLM, Natural disasters, News by Continent, SAS

Iceland Express – the land of geysers within you reach

August 20th, 2010
The Saga Isle, the Land of Fire and Ice or the Land of Geysers – Iceland has many a name. Regardless of how modern a country it is, in the eyes of many it remains a shrouded in mystery, dreamt-of destination and both the expensive airfares the Icelandic prices add to this.

The truth of the matter is that with a bit of luck one can get hold of decent airfares to Iceland and we hasten to give an example thereof. Below follow three affordable Iceland Express flights from the August schedule:

Visit the carrier’s website and book until there is something left!

Airfare Deals, Airlines, Iceland Express

Iceland Express to launch flights to New York

October 7th, 2009

Low cost airline Iceland Express announced that it would fly from Reykjavik to New York in summer 2010. Flights will be available four times a week from June 1, 2010.

Iceland Express  also offers cheap flights ro New York from 20 cities in Europe that are operated via Reykjavik. Further information and timetable are available at

Airlines, Europe, Iceland Express, New Routes, North America