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Niceair is an Icelandic airline due to begin operations in spring 2022. Primarily the airline is funded by a consortium of northern Icelandic investors, with no shareholder owning more than 8% of the business. It is initially planned that upon the launch of the airline, the United Kingdom, Denmark and Spain will all receive year-round services from its hub airport of Akureyri Airport in northern Iceland. The airline currently has 1 Airbus A319 in its fleet and aims to further grow this as the airline expands in popularity and route map.

Baggage Policy

Niceair has different baggage policies for carry-on and checked baggage.

Carry-on Baggage

Niceair allows all passengers to bring 2 items of cabin baggage onboard with them, this is broken up into 1 personal item and 1 cabin case. A personal item includes a ladies handbag, briefcase, laptop bag or small backpack. If you are travelling with a cabin case then this must not exceed 55 cm x 40 cm x 30 cm and should weigh less than 10kg.

Checked Baggage

Checked luggage is not included as standard and must be purchased additionally. The airline offers you the option to purchase a bag that shouldn't exceed 20kg.

Cabin Classes

Currently, Niceair has 1 Airbus A319 aircraft in its fleet with a capacity of 150 seats. It is unsure what the cabin configuration of the airline may be, however, if operating at a capacity of 150 passengers then this may suggest an all-economy cabin has been selected. Similar to other airline's configurations the seats onboard Niceair's aircraft maybe 17" in width with around 30" in pitch. The airline may offer a dual-class cabin which may be similar to other European airline business classes which include a standard economy seat with a blocked middle seat and increased level of service onboard. However, more information about the airline travel classes and configuration will be provided nearer the airline's launch.

In-flight Entertainment & WIFI

Niceair hasn't yet published their inflight entertainment and Wifi offerings onboard its aircraft. However, it is not expected that these will be offered during their services, inflight reading materials may be provided. More information about the airline's inflight entertainment will be published nearer the airline's launch.

Food & Drink

It is unsure what the inflight meal and beverage service may be. It is unsure if the airline will provide complimentary refreshments throughout the flight or if they will offer a buy onboard service.


Niceair passengers must check in at the airport since the airline doesn't offer online check in.

Online Check-in

Niceair currently doesn't offer online check-in as the airline's reservations platform isn't operational. It is currently unsure if this will be offered once the airline launches services.

Airport Check-in

The airline hasn't yet formally begun operating services so at the airport check-in isn't available. However, it is expected that once services begin the airline will operate airport check-in facilities. It is unsure what the airline's intended opening and closing times may be, however, we recommend you arrive for check-in no later than 90 minutes prior to your scheduled departure.

Frequent Flyer Programme

Niceair currently doesn't offer a frequent flyer program. However, this may change once the airline begins operating and formally launches its website and reservations platform.

Airline Alliance

The airline is not a member of any airline alliance and it is unsure if they will join one upon its launch.

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Destinations that Niceair flies to

As of March 2022, Niceair plans on launching operations from Iceland to destinations in the United Kingdom, Spain and Denmark. The airline hopes as it grows an expanded route network will follow.

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Hub Airport

Akureyri Airport (AEY)

Akureyri Airport is a regional airport located in northern Iceland and approximately 3 km south of Akureyri city centre. AEY handles around 250,000 passengers annually from its single runway. The airport is currently a hub for Norlandair and will also be the hub for the new Icelandic airline 'Niceair'. The airport also is served by flag carrier Icelandair and Transavia with direct services to Amsterdam, Reykjavík, Reykjavík-Keflavik, Grímsey, Nerlerit Inaat, Vopnafjörður and Þórshöfn.


As of March 2022, Niceair currently has 1 aircraft with plans to welcome more to the fleet as the airline grows. The airline is due to operate the following upon its launch of services:

  • 1 x Airbus A319 (150 seats)

Frequently asked questions

What other airlines fly to similar destinations?

There are other airlines that fly to similar routes as to Niceair - such as Iceland ExpressIceland AirTui and more!