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Russian airline S7 will launch the first direct flight from Moscow to Iceland Reykjavik. This was reported on the website of the airline.
Non-stop flights from Domodedovo airport to Keflavik international airport will be operated weekly on Saturdays. The first flight will take place on 9 June at 20:05, arrival in Reykjavik at 22:15 local time. The departure time of the return flight is 23:20 Icelandic time, arrival 07:05 GMT.
The flights will be operated with Boeing 737-800s, which seat 8 passengers in business class and 168 seats in economy class.
“Despite the harsh climate, the recent Iceland attracts more and more tourists. Reykjavik, the northernmost capital in the world, is the starting point for sophisticated travelers who are going to explore the mysterious and distant country behind the wheel of a car. I’m sure the new direction will be in demand among the passengers of S7 Airlines from Russia”, — said the commercial Director of S7 Group Igor Veretennikov.
Previously, none of the Russian airlines to commit direct flights on the route Reykjavik — Moscow and Moscow — Reykjavik.
In June, the fashion magazine Cosmopolitan recognized Iceland’s most photographed country in the world and made a list of places and phenomena, which are best put in the Instagram and they can bring a lot of followers.
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