Icelandair S19 network expansions as of 06SEP18

Icelandair in this week’s schedule update filed additional changes to its summer 2019 operation, which sees service expansion to North America, Germany and Belgium, effective May 2019. Additionally, selected North American destinations will see schedule revision, as the aircraft no longer overnight.

Planned changes as of 06SEP18 as follows. Note selected changes has been made by the airline in recent weeks is also included in this post, as it was not reported on Airlineroute. And planned frequency increase on various routes listed below, is currently listed until 30SEP19.

Reykjavik Keflavik – Berlin Tegel
eff 15MAY19 FI528/529 Day 13 operated by 757-200, replacing 737 MAX 8
eff 19MAY19 Increase from 7 to 10 weekly, new flight by 757-200

FI528 KEF0740 – 1305TXL 7M8 x13
FI528 KEF0740 – 1305TXL 75W 13
FI526 KEF1100 – 1610TXL 75W 247

FI529 TXL1405 – 1540KEF 7M8 x13
FI529 TXL1405 – 1540KEF 75W 13
FI527 TXL1725 – 1850KEF 75W 247

Reykjavik Keflavik – Brussels eff 15MAY19 Increase from 5 to 10 weekly, 737 MAX 8 replaces 757-200
FI554 KEF0740 – 1245BRU 7M8 D
FI556 KEF1110 – 1615BRU 7M8 256

FI555 BRU1400 – 1515KEF 7M8 D
FI557 BRU1715 – 1830KEF 7M8 256

Reykjavik Keflavik – Chicago O’Hare eff 15MAY19 Increase from 1 to 2 daily, 757-200 replaces 767
FI853 KEF1645 – 1815ORD 75W D
FI855 KEF2015 – 2145ORD 75W D

FI852 ORD1930 – 0635+1KEF 75W D
FI856 ORD2255 – 1000+1KEF 75W D

Reykjavik Keflavik – Denver eff 15MAY19 Schedule revision for Denver departure, as 757-200 no longer overnight in Denver
FI671 KEF1645 – 1840DEN 75W D
FI674 DEN1950 – 0915+1KEF 75W D

Reykjavik Keflavik – Dusseldorf eff 11APR19 New route, 3 weekly 737 MAX 8 (4 weekly from 25APR19). This route was previously scheduled to begin on 25OCT18
FI578 KEF0740 – 1300DUS 7M8 x257
FI579 DUS1400 – 1540KEF 7M8 x257

Reykjavik Keflavik – Frankfurt eff 15MAY19 Increase from 1 to 2 daily
FI520 KEF0725 – 1255FRA 75W D
FI522 KEF1050 – 1635FRA 7M8 D

FI521 FRA1400 – 1535KEF 75W D
FI523 FRA1735 – 1920KEF 7M8 D

Reykjavik Keflavik – Hamburg eff 17MAY19 Increase from 4 to 7 weekly (Increase from 7 to 10 weekly from 03JUN19 to 16SEP19)
FI510 KEF0750 – 1305HAM 7M8 D
FI512 KEF1110 – 1610HAM 7M8 25
FI512 KEF1110 – 1610HAM 7M8 7

FI511 HAM1405 – 1515KEF 7M8 D
FI513 HAM1715 – 1825KEF 7M8 257

Reykjavik Keflavik – Kansas City eff 24MAY19 Summer seasonal service resumes in 2019 with the addition of 4th weekly flight. 737 MAX 8 replaces 757-200. Schedule revision for Kansas City departure, as the aircraft no longer overnight in Kansas City
FI841 KEF1800 – 2045MCI 7M8 x346
FI842 MCI2145 – 0940+1KEF 7M8 x346

Reykjavik Keflavik – London Gatwick eff 15MAY19 3 of 7 weekly (Day 123) operated by 737 MAX 8, replacing 757-200
Reykjavik Keflavik – Minneapolis/St. Paul All 11 weekly service operated by 737 MAX 8 in S19. Operational schedule also revised for FI659/658
FI657 KEF1645 – 1805MSP 7M8 D
FI659 KEF2015 – 2135MSP 7M8 x247

FI656 MSP1920 – 0630+1KEF 7M8 D
FI658 MSP2300 – 1010+1KEF 7M8 x247

Reykjavik Keflavik – Munich eff 15MAY19 Increase from 1 to 2 daily, new flight operated by 737 MAX 8
FI532 KEF0720 – 1305MUC 75W D
FI530 KEF1050 – 1635MUC 7M8 D

FI533 MUC1405 – 1600KEF 75W D
FI531 MUC1735 – 1930KEF 7M8 D

Reykjavik Keflavik – Portland OR eff 16MAY19 Schedule revision for Portland departure, as 757-200 no longer overnight in Portland OR. Planned up to 6 weekly flights during peak season unchanged
FI665 KEF1715 – 1815PDX 75W x7
FI662 PDX1920 – 0950+1KEF 75W x7

Reykjavik Keflavik – Toronto eff 15MAY19 Increase from 7 to 11 weekly, new flight with 737 MAX 8. Existing FI603/604 operated by 757-300 instead of -200
FI603 KEF1700 – 1855YYZ 75T D
FI605 KEF2030 – 2225YYZ 7M8 x246

FI602 YYZ2100 – 0620+1KEF 75T D
FI604 YYZ2345 – 0905+1KEF 7M8 x246

Reykjavik Keflavik – Vancouver
eff 15MAY19 Schedule revision for Vancouver departure, as 757-200 no longer overnight in Vancouver
eff 18MAY19 Increase from 4 to 6 weekly

FI697 KEF1715 – 1800YVR 75W x6
FI698 YVR1900 – 0905+1KEF 75W x6

Previously reported changes:
Reykjavik Keflavik – Dublin eff 31MAR19 Increase from 6 to 7 weekly