Delta to Fly Nonstop Between New York and Iceland

Delta Air Lines today announced new nonstop service between New York and Reykjavik, Iceland, beginning June 1, 2011 (subject to approval of the Icelandic government). When service begins, Delta will be the only U.S. carrier to serve Iceland nonstop from the United States.

The flight, between John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and Keflavik International Airport in Reykjavik, will be operated with a 170-seat Boeing 757-200 aircraft with 15 seats in BusinessElite and 155 seats in Economy.

The flight will also operate direct from Delta's hub in Minneapolis-St. Paul under the same flight number, with a stop at New York-JFK. Flight 52 will depart JFK at 11:35 p.m. and arrive in Reykjavik at 9:20 a.m. the next day. Flight 51 will depart Reykjavik at 10:50 a.m. and land at JFK at 12:55 p.m.

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