Emirates airline currently has no plans to start direct routes to Iceland, a spokesperson said, despite an Icelandic newspaper report claiming the Dubai-based carrier had sent a delegation to the country to evaluate starting flights between the two cities.
A report by Icelandic newspaper Morgunblaðið claimed Emirates had recently sent a delegation to Keflavik Airport, Iceland’s largest airport, as part of a bid to evaluate the prospect of launching direct flights between Dubai and the Icelandic capital of Reykjavík.
“We continue to explore opportunities to strengthen our network, however Emirates has no plans to start services to Iceland,” an Emirates spokesperson said in a statement.
“Emirates continues to evaluate its operations around the world and we will launch new routes that serve market demand according to commercial priorities and operational dynamics.”For all the latest transport news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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