Transatlantic flights with Icelandair re-routed through Glasgow
Icelandair has announced that it will temporarily be re-routing its transatlantic flights via Glasgow Airport, due to the closure of Keflavik International Airport in Iceland today.
All transatlantic flights originating from the US provided by Icelandair will be re-routed via Glasgow; Icelandair will then operate a direct flights to Copenhagen and Oslo. Flights originating from Europe will also be re-routed to Glasgow; with direct flights from Glasgow to Boston and New York.
More information regarding Icelandair flights can be found through a new website set-up by the Icelandair Group. This website holds all the essential information on re-routed flights, information about ash coverage, passenger safety and volcanic activity.
Travelers currently awaiting flights with Icelandair can also find out up-to-date information on re-booking flights, flight refunds, the current situation in Iceland and its airports and what to do next.
The website also works as a valid source of information with links from the Icelandic Met Office, Civil Protection Department, Icelandic Tourist Board and Volcanic Advisory from London.
Keflavik International Airport is expected to be closed for the next 48 hours due to the ash cloud coverage near the airport. However, Icelandís weather and wind direction is very temperamental and can change suddenly, allowing for the reopening of the airport and flights. Please visit the website for the latest up-to-date information at http://www.icelandairgroup.com/volcano/
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