Icelandair has announced seasonal service to Kansas City, MO with flights from Kansas City International Airport, commencing on May 25. Icelandair's Kansas City service will offer three non-stop flights a week to Iceland on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, with connections to and from more than 25 destinations in Europe.
The seasonal service marks the first time Icelandair will offer non-stop flights to and from middle America to Iceland and beyond. Bjorgolfur Johannsson, the CEO of Icelandair, said the service was added to benefit leisure travelers and open up opportunities for business, trade and foreign relations between Kansas City and Europe.
Icelandair has been in operation since 1937, and celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2017. The airline offers service to and from Iceland through Icelandair's hub at Keflavik International Airport serving 21 destinations in North America, and more than 25 destinations in Scandinavia, the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe. Icelandair also allow passengers to take an Icelandair Stopover for up to seven nights at no additional airfare.
Icelandair plans to continue its growth by adding new aircraft to its fleet, more destinations and popular amenities, including over 600 hours of personal in-flight entertainment and gate-to-gate Wi-Fi access available on all routes. On January 11, the airline announced the return of their international service from San Francisco International Airport to Iceland and beyond. Seasonal flights will begin on June 1 with four non-stop flights a week to Iceland on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.