Delta offers more service to Iceland

New daily service from Boston to Reykjavík begins May 20 and daily Minneapolis/St. Paul and New York-JFK service also resumes in May.

Delta Boeing 757 in Keflavik Iceland. Credit: Isavia

Beginning in May, Delta customers seeking a global escape will once again enjoy a nonstop connection from three U.S. hubs to Iceland’s stunning landscapes, world-renowned hot springs like the Blue Lagoon, and the iconic capital city of Reykjavík.

Delta will launch new daily service from Boston Logan International Airport to Keflavík International Airport beginning May 20 – as well as resume daily service from John F. Kennedy International Airport on May 1 and daily service from Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport on May 27.

According to Delta this latest milestone in the airline’s growing network follows Iceland’s recent exemption of fully vaccinated Americans from travel restrictions like testing and quarantine requirements – making
it the first leisure destination in Europe easily accessible to U.S. travelers since the pandemic began.

“We know our customers are eager to safely get back out into the world, including exploring one of the globe’s most beautiful outdoor destinations,” said Joe Esposito, S.V.P. – Network
Planning.

“As confidence in travel rises, we hope more countries continue reopening to vaccinated travelers, which mean more opportunities to reconnect customers to the people and places that matter most.”

Customers traveling to Iceland will be required to provide proof of full vaccination or recovery of COVID-19. Travelers returning to the U.S. will still require a negative COVID-19 test and can find a nearby location with Delta’s dedicated testing resource for international travel.