Jet2.com announces scheduled services from Birmingham Airport to Iceland for Winter 20/21
- Award-winning airline will operate scheduled flights to Iceland for the first time
- Twice-weekly flights will operate from October to November and mid-February to April
- Only company to operate to spectacular Iceland and the Northern Lights from Birmingham Airport
30th January 2020: Jet2.com has today announced that it will be launching scheduled flights to Iceland from Birmingham Airport for the very first time for Winter 20/21, making it the only airline to fly to Keflavík International Airport from Birmingham Airport to see the Northern Lights.
The UK’s third largest airline will operate twice weekly services on a Monday and Thursday from Birmingham Airport during the best times to see the spectacular Northern Lights. The services will operate from 1st October to 23rd November, and 11th February and 26th April.
With flight-only deals starting from £65 per person one way and package holiday options with Jet2CityBreaks starting from £369 per person, customers across the region can select from a three, four or seven-night stay, offering great choice and flexibility when it comes to visiting this incredible destination.
Customers can pick from flight-only or package holiday options, with package options with Jet2CityBreaks available for a low £60 per person deposit. Package options with Jet2CityBreaks include a guided Northern Lights Tour, flights with Jet2.com including 22kg hold luggage, transfers to and from the airport, as well as a choice of 3 and 4-star hotels in central Reykjavik which provide the perfect base from which to explore and experience authentic Icelandic cuisine. In addition, excursions to the Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon are also available to purchase.
Whether it is the cityscape of Reykjavik, the spectacular Northern Lights, or the stunning Golden Circle and its geothermal lagoons, spas and waterfalls, Iceland offers an incredible variety of things for customers to experience and see.
Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said: “Following the enormous popularity of our services to Iceland, we are delighted to be launching scheduled services from Birmingham Airport for the very first time. This means we are the only airline to operate to Iceland from Birmingham, and we are also giving customers fantastic choice and flexibility, at the best times of year when it comes to witnessing the magical Northern Lights.
“Iceland is a destination that is rapidly growing in popularity thanks to its huge variety of choice for travellers. Whether it is geothermal spas, geysers, natural parks, the incredible Auroa Borealis or the world’s northernmost capital Reykjavik, this small North Atlantic island is truly unique. The beauty of Iceland, coupled with Jet2.com and JetCityBreaks’ award-winning benefits, means we are confident that these new scheduled flights will be very popular with customers in the Midlands.”
Tom Screen, Aviation Director of Birmingham Airport said: “We are delighted that Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks will be offering customers of the Midlands direct scheduled flights to Iceland this Winter. This unserved destination from Birmingham Airport is hugely popular with customers who are in search of a visit to the Northern Lights or want to take in the stunning scenery of this volcanic island. Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks offers fabulous customer service and friendly low fares that appeal to all.”
Jet2CityBreaks – Iceland, Reykjavik, Reykjavik, 3+ star Fosshotel Lind, 3 nights room-only departing from Birmingham on 5th October.
Price: £369 per person based on 2 sharing, includes a 22kg baggage allowance.