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About Air Iceland Connect

Air Iceland is a regional airline headquartered at Reykjavik Airport in Iceland. The airline flies to domestic destinations in Greenland and to the UK and Iceland. Air Iceland is the subsidiary of Icelandair Group. Air Iceland was formed in 1997 as a merger between Icelandair Domestic and Norlandair.

Air Iceland Connect operates flights from Reykjavik to Isafjordur, Akureyri and Egilsstadir, as well as to Kulusuk, Narsarsuaq, Nuuk, Kangerlussuaq and Ilulissat in Greenland. In addition, Air Iceland Connect offers flights to Aberdeen, Scotland and Belfast, Northern Ireland. Air Iceland Connect has a mix of Bombardier Q400 airplanes and Bombardier Q200 airplanes.

The head office of Air Iceland Connect is located in the capital, Reykjavik, but the company's registered domicile is in Akureyri, the main town in north Iceland. Both Reykjavik Airport and Akureyri Airport serve as hubs for Air Iceland Connect route network. The airline's fleet consists of Bombardier Q400 aircraft, Q200 and Fokker 50s

Is Air Iceland Connect the same as Icelandair?

Air Iceland Connect is a fully owned subsidiary of Icelandair Group. In March 2020, all operations of Air Iceland Connect were integrated into the operations of Icelandair.

All flights are operated under the Icelandair brand.


Where does Air Iceland Connect fly to?

The airline operates domestic flights connecting cities and destinations in Greenland. Air Iceland Connect also operates international flights between Greenland and Iceland, as well as to the UK. Destinations include: Vagar, Akureyri, Egilsstatoir, Grimsey, Reykjavik, Illulissat, Kulusuk, Nuuk, Narsarsuaq and Ittoqqortoormitt.

Greenland Ilulissat Airport JAV
Greenland Kulusuk Airport KUS
Greenland Narsarsuaq Airport UAK
Greenland Nuuk Airport GOH
Iceland Akureyri AEY
Iceland Egilsstaðir EGS
Iceland Ísafjörður IFJ
Iceland Reykjavík RKV
UK Aberdeen ABZ
UK Belfast BFS

Air Iceland Connect Baggage

Carry-on Baggage

Air Iceland offers passengers to carry up to 6 kg in carry-on baggage. Passengers are requested to keep hand luggage to a minimum since there is limited space in the overhead compartment on board. The maximum size of hand luggage is 55 x 35 x 20 cm.

Checked Baggage

Passengers flying on Air Iceland flexible and standard fare are entitled to one item of checked baggage with a maximum weight of 20kg. Passengers flying with an Air Iceland Business Card may bring two items of checked baggage, each bag cannot exceed the maximum weight of 20kg. This applies for all both short-haul and long-haul flights. No complementary checked baggage is included with the Light fare.

Air Iceland Connect Check-in

Online Check-in

You can check in online on the Air Iceland check-in page. Online check-in on Air Iceland for domestic flights opens 24 hours before flight departure time and shuts 45 minutes before. Online check-in on Air Iceland for international flights opens 24 hours before flight departure time and closes 90 minutes before.

Airport Check-in

Passengers flying domestically should arrive at the airport at least 45 minutes before flight departure time to give enough time to reach and check-in at the Air Iceland check-in desk. Passengers flying internationally should arrive at least 90 minutes before flight departure time. If you're flying from Keflavik International Airport, you must arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before your flight to check in.

Air Iceland Connect Class Fares

Air Iceland offers multiple class fare options. These fares determine the flexibility of the ticket.

Economy Flex: A balance of value and flexibility, Economy Flex tickets are refundable and offer easier ticket changes. Baggage included.

Economy Standard: Luggage included, but cancelation is not permitted.

Economy Light: The cheapest fare, ideal if you're traveling light. No baggage included.

Air Iceland Connect Frequent Flyer Program

Air Iceland operates a frequent flyer program called Saga Club to reward regular travellers with the airline. Two fares at Air Iceland qualify for frequent flyer points Full Flex for each flight and Semi-Flex for each flight. This is valid for all Air Iceland domestic flights to and from Greenland. You can travel for your Saga Club points to all Air Iceland domestic destinations.

Air Iceland Connect Route Map

Air Iceland route map

Air Iceland Connect Popular Routes

Reykjavik Plane icon Vagar

Reykjavik Plane icon Illulissat

Kulusuk Plane icon Reykjavik

Reykjavik Plane icon Nuuk

Grimsey Plane icon Reykjavik

Air Iceland Connect Fleet

The Air Iceland Connect fleet includes three Bombardier Dash 8-Q200, which can carry up to 50 passengers, and three Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 aircraft, which can carry up to 80 passengers.

Air Iceland Connect Hub Airport

Keflavík International Airport

Air Iceland Connect is based at Keflavík International Airport, which is also known as Reykjavík-Keflavík Airport. It is the largest airport in Iceland and the country's main hub for international transportation. It is widely used for transatlantic routes. Airlines that fly from and toKeflavík International Airport include Are Lingus, British Airways, Lufthansa, Wizz Air and Germania.

Keflavik New Runway

Alternative Airlines to Air Iceland Connect

Please click on the logos below to find out more about airlines that fly similar routes to Air Iceland:

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How can I book Air Iceland Connect flights?

Air Iceland Connect flights are operated under the Air Iceland brand. This means that your booking will be processed by Air Iceland. You can search and book flights with this airline easily with Alternative Airlines. We offer flights with airlines international and domestic airlines. If you're looking to fly within Iceland, take a look at our guide to domestic flights within Iceland.

Does Icelandair fly to the Faroe Islands?

Icelandair used to fly to Vágar Airport, Faroe Islands. If you want to fly to the islands, Atlantic Airways operates regular flights to/from Iceland. Visit our flights to the Faroe Islands page to find out more.

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