Icelandair has resumed flights to Kulusuk on Greenland’s east coast. The company’s first flight since March 2020 landed there yesterday. For starters, connections will be made twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, from Reykjavik Airport.
Due to the pandemic, the Greenlandic authorities restricted flights to this country, so Icelandair only offered one flight a week to Nuuk. The airline will now offer four weekly flights to Greenland, two to Kulusuk and two to Nuuk.
The goal is to add more destinations to Greenland in the spring of 2021. Flights from Reykjavik to Kulusuk are very important to the community on Greenland’s east coast.
“I am delighted that we can increase the frequency of connections to Greenland and reopen the popular Reykjavík-Kulusuk route. During the pandemic, the Greenlandic authorities limited flights to this country, but we felt a need for more flights there. Over the years we have maintained good connections between Iceland and Greenland’s east coast, which have been of great importance to the tourism, economy, freight transport and overall quality of life in the area “ Icelandair CEO Bogi Nils Bogason said in a press release.