easyJet adds its ninth route from Keflavik Airport
The British low-cost carrier easyJet has announced it will operate a new route this winter to Keflavik Airport from London Stansted. It will operate twice a week throughout the winter and joins London Gatwick, London Luton, Bristol, Edinburgh, Manchester and Belfast as UK airports operating to Keflavik.
The route is expected to be particularly popular amongst leisure passengers travelling from Stansted Airport and easyJet is expected to fly 13,000 passengers between the destinations annually. easyJet currently has 25 destinations on sale from Stansted.
easyJet carries over 66 million passengers annually, of which more than 12 million are travelling on business. easyJet flies over 230 aircraft on more than 750 routes to over 130 airports across 33 countries.
Ali Gayward, Commercial Manager at easyJet:
“We’re delighted to be adding a new route to Iceland. Our Iceland routes have proved extremely popular in both the summer and winter owing to its stunning scenery and amazing natural landscape. Expanding our operations between London and Reykjavik shows our commitment to make travel easy and affordable for leisure and business and travellers in Iceland. There is a growing demand for short and long breaks in Iceland and we are able to make it convenient to reach both sides of the route and to provide value for British and Icelandic consumers.”
Elin Arnadottir, Deputy Managing Director, Isavia (Keflavik Airport):
“It is great news that easyJet is expanding their services to and from Keflavik Airport with this new winter service from London Stansted. The airline has been expanding their network to Keflavik rapidly and we are especially pleased with the increasing numbers of easyJet passengers who travel to enjoy the Icelandic winter.“