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Arctic Airways is a Greenlandic virtual airline, established in 2016. The airline is planning a launch in 2021/22. They service the Arctic and Greenland. Arctic Airways flies out of European airports on selected weekdays from Copenhagen, Denmark to either Narsarsuaq or Kangerlussuaq. In addition to return trips between North America and Europe to Greenland, Arctic Airways also offer tickets between Kangerlussuaq and up to 6 cities in Greenland as well as flights to Canadian and North American destinations. 

Arctic Airways will operate 4 destinations in Europe as well as 4 in Canada and 10 domestic destinations within Greenland. These destinations include Iqaluit, London, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Toronto, and many others, 

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Baggage Policy

Varying baggage policies apply for flights with Arctic Airways.

Carry-on Baggage

Arctic Airways passengers are permitted to take with them one piece of hand baggage person a maximum of 8 kg and should not exceed 55 x 40 x 23 cm. Passengers can also take with them one small, personal item.

Checked Baggage

Passengers are permitted to take 23 kg of baggage per person and. Any additional baggage will be charged at the current excess baggage rate.

Cabin Classes

There is currently one cabin class onboard Arctic Airways that is provided on the aircraft and that is the standard Economy class. The airline gives you amenities such as one free checked piece of baggage, meals (sandwiches), beverages (tea, water, juice, soda), and the option of choosing your seat.


Seats are positioned in a 1 x 2 formation depending on the aircraft, ensuring that each passenger will sit by either a window, aisle or both.


Arctic Airways passengers can either check in for their flight online or at the airport.

Online Check-in

Online check-in before your flight is available when you book with the airline.

Airport Check-in

Airport check-in is different to each and every airport passengers depart from. Passengers are required to have a; necessary travel documents ready for presentations. Please see below the check-in times.

In Europe check-in closes 2 hours before the scheduled departure time.

In Greenland check-in closes 1 hour prior to the scheduled departure time.

In Copenhagen, the check-in deadline is 1.5 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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Destinations that Arctic Airways flies to

As of March 2021, the airline has plans for scheduled flights to 18 destinations within Greenland, Europe and North America. These destinations include Iqaluit, London, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Toronto, and others.

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Hub Airport

Kangerlussuaq Airport (SFJ)

Kangerlussuaq Airport (SFJ) serves the city of Iqaluit, Nunavut. The airport handles general aviation as well as passenger services The airport handles over 130,000 passengers each year. The airport is one of only two airports in Greenland big enough to handle major airline carriers.

The 3 airlines that fly to and from Iqaluit Airport (YFB) including Arctic Airways, Air Greenland, and Air Iceland Connect.

Frequent Flyer Programme

The airline doesn't currently have a frequent flyer program.

Airline Alliance

Arctic Airways isn't currently part of any airline alliance.