An Icelandic airline is grounding its service from Aberdeen to Reykjavík due to "commercial reasons".
Iceland is a country of extreme geological contrasts. Widely known as “The Land of Fire and Ice” Iceland is home to some of the largest glaciers in Europe, and some of the world’s most active volcanoes.
Aberdeen International Airport (AIA) suffered another sharp fall in passenger numbers in May.
New flights between Aberdeen and Iceland are expected to bring hordes of North American tourists into the north-east, helping the region’s economy shake off its oil and gas woes.
Iceland offers experiences like no other place on earth and Icelandair takes you there. Thanks to new flights from Aberdeen, it can take you even further – including 16 gateways in North America Icelandair is proud to announce it will begin flights to Keflavik Airport (Reykjavik) Iceland from Aberdeen in March, 2016 – and this new route will open up 17 possible new destinations from the city. Iceland’s geographic position on the shortest flight path between the UK and North America means Icelandair offers the quickest route to many of the 16 gateways in North America they fly to.
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