To meet growing demand Icelandair upguaged capacity from two class 160 seat Boeing 737-8 and 178 seat Boeing 737-9 aircraft on increasing popular Dublin to Reykjavík route served from its main hub at Keflavik International Airport on selected dates in January and February to 184 seat class Boeing 757-200 and  225 seat Boeing 757-300 and largest aircraft in its fleet the 262 seat Boeing 767-300(ER) aircraft.

The increased capacity on selected dates is required to meet growing demand for connections to North American through its Keflavik hub, Boston and New York JFK are most popular destinations. The carrier offers a Stopover in Iceland for up to 7 days.

Icelandair website states “We have a flexible Boeing fleet that marries commonality with varying sizes and capabilities. The mix of aircraft is perfectly suited to serve Icelandair’s international route network, which is designed around the unique geographical location of Iceland as a connecting hub between Europe and North America. “

The data below is open sourced from Flightradar24

10 February TF-ISN Boeing 767-319ER msn 30586

8 February TF-ISJ  Boeing 757-256 msn 26249

6 February TF-FIO Boeing 757-208 msn 29436

25 January TF-FIK Boeing 757-256 msn 26254

23 January TF-FIU Boeing 757-256 msn 26243

21 January TF-FIV Boeing 757-208 msn 30424

20 January TF-ISJ  Boeing 757-256 msn 26249

18 January TF-FIN Boeing 757-208 msn 28989

Icelandair plans to add three Boeing 737-8 aircraft to its fleet in 2024. This will bring the total number of aircraft in the company’s fleet to 42, with 21 being 737 MAX aircraft.

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