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Iceland Express has ceased operations

Iceland Express has ceased its operations.

About Iceland Express

Iceland Express was a low-cost Icelandic airline. Iceland Express was headquartered in Reykjavík, Iceland and operated scheduled flights to a number of destinations across Europe using wet-leased aircraft.

Iceland Express began its operations in February 2003 but in 2012, Iceland Express ended operations. Wow Air acquired Iceland Express and took over its operations.

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Iceland Express flew to a number of destinations across Europe and North America until it was acquired by Wow Air in 2012. Iceland Express flew to New York, Winnipeg, Oslo, Birmingham, Alicante, Barcelona, Milan, Geneva, London and many more!


Carry-on Baggage

Iceland Express allowed passengers to bring one piece of hand baggage onboard. The dimensions of the carry-on could not exceed 55x35x25cm (21x14x10 inches). Iceland Express also allowed passengers to bring one personal item including a handbag, a coat, and a laptop computer. The total weight of your carry-on and the personal item could not exceed 10 kg (22 lbs). Your carry-on baggage would be considered as checked baggage if it exceeded the carry-on rules.

Checked Baggage

Iceland Express allowed passengers to bring 1 piece of checked baggage weighing no more than 20kg.

Check-In Information

Online Check-In

Iceland Express didn't offer an online check-in service.

Airport Check-In

Iceland Express passengers were advised to arrive at least 3 hours prior to the flight departure time.

Seat Selection

Iceland Express seats were displayed in a 3 x 3 configuration. The seats were padded which allowed passengers onboard Iceland Express to enjoy a comfortable and relaxed flight journey. Passengers were allocated a seat when checking in at the airport kiosk.

Frequent Flyer Programme

Iceland Express didn't offer a frequent flyer programme.

Airline Alliance

Iceland Express wasn't a member of any alliance.

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Iceland Express operated its scheduled flights with an Airbus A320-200 aircraft. This aircraft had a capacity of 180 passengers.

Iceland Express's historic fleet consisted of a Boeing 737-300, Boeing 737-500, Boeing 737-700, Boeing 757-200, McDonnell Douglas MD-83 and a McDonnell Douglas MD-90.

Hub Airport

Keflavík International Airport

Keflavík International Airport was the hub airport for Iceland Express. Airlines that are also based at this airport include PLAY and Air Atlanta Icelandic. Other airlines that operate flights to this airport include British Airways, airBaltic, Lufthansa, Play, Icelandair and many more!

Keflavík International Airport (KEF) also referred to as Reykjavík–Keflavík Airport is the largest airport in Iceland. The airport has 3 runways. In 2021, this airport handled over 2 million passengers.

Frequently asked questions

Can I buy Iceland Express flights?

Unfortunately, you can't purchase Iceland Express flights since the airline ceased its operations. The airline was acquired by Wow Air in 2012. There are many other airlines that operate a similar route to Iceland Express including SASWow AirFinnair among others!

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Where did Iceland Express fly to?

Iceland Express flew to a variety of destinations within Europe and North America before it was acquired by Wow Air. Iceland Express flew to multiple destinations such as Birmingham, Alicante, Barcelona, Milan, Geneva, London and many more.