The Legendary Kirkjufell mountain with the maximum level (KP9) of Aurora Borealis (Northern lights). I took this shot in Iceland, 18 March 2015. has announced it will be launching flights to Iceland from Manchester Airport for the very first time from Manchester Airport for Winter 20/21.

The airline will operate twice weekly services on a Monday and Thursday to Keflavík International Airport, offering customers the perfect chance to see the spectacular Northern Lights. The services will operate from 1st October to 23rd November, and 11th February to 26th April.

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays, said: “Following the enormous popularity of our services to Iceland, we are delighted to be launching scheduled services from Manchester Airport for the very first time, giving customers fantastic choice and flexibility, at the best times of the year.

“Iceland is a destination that is rapidly growing in popularity thanks to its huge variety of choice for travellers. Whether it is geothermal spas, geysers, natural parks, the incredible Auroa Borealis or the world’s northernmost capital Reykjavik, this small North Atlantic island is truly unique. The beauty of Iceland, coupled with and Jet2CityBreaks’ award-winning benefits, means we are confident that these new scheduled flights will be very popular with customers in the North West.”

Julian Carr, Aviation Director at Manchester Airport, said: “It’s great to see continue to grow from Manchester, the UK’s global hub for the North. This route to Iceland will provide additional choice and flexibility for our 29.5 million annual passengers looking to access this country.”

Sample package:

Jet2CityBreaks – Iceland, Reykjavik, Reykjavik, 3 star Fosshotel Raudara, 3 nights room-only departing from Manchester on 12th October.

Price: £369 per person based on 2 sharing, includes a 22kg baggage allowance.


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