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Air Canada plans to add direct flights to Iceland in summer of 2017

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  • Air Canada The first Canadian Airline to fly direct to Keflavík Air Canada will start service in June 2017. Photo/Air Canada

Air Canada has announced that it will launch daily summer seasonal service from Canada to Keflavík airport starting in June 2017, pending approval by Icelandic authorities. The flights will operate four times weekly between Toronto and Keflavík and three times weekly from Montreal and Keflavík. Air Canada, the largest airline in Canada, will become the first Canadian airline to fly to Iceland.

Read more: Record increase in passengers at Keflavík Airport in January: 70% increase over 2016

According to a press release special introductory fares start as low as $698 round trip. Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada said he hoped the service would make it easier and cheaper for travellers from across Canada and the US to visit Iceland:

"Iceland is an emerging and exciting vacation destination growing in popularity with its array of outdoor leisure and cultural adventures, and we're looking forward to flying to the Land of Fire and Ice this summer."

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