Icelandair to launch Newark service

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Icelandair will launch services from Newark Liberty International airport to Reykjavik's Keflavik International airport to on 28 October.

The airline will operate the service four times a week to supplement its service from New York's John F. Kennedy International airport.

"Our New York traffic has been growing during the winter months, and we have increased our frequency up to ten flights per week, says Icelandair chief executive Birkir Holm Gudnason in a release. "With the addition of our Newark service we will be able to transfer some of this traffic to another airport that will provide our passengers with more choice, added flexibility and increased flight connection options," he adds.

Icelandair will be the sole operator on the route, schedules in Innovata show.