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Icelandair resuming flights to Chicago after 30-year hiatus

Old downtown and Reykjavik harbour.
Old downtown and Reykjavik harbour. Image by McKay Savage / CC BY 2.0

As of next March, Chicagoans will be able to fly non-stop to Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, in just six hours. After a nearly 30-year hiatus, Icelandair have announced they are resuming services between Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and Reykjavik with four weekly flights to commence from early 2016. Proving to be a popular development: the company has already started booking passengers. Read more: chicagobusiness.com