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Baggage Policy

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Icelandair has various rules for both carry-on and checked baggage. These rules also depend on the cabin class you're flying in. Read on to find out more about the baggage allowance for your Icelandair flight.

Saga Class Baggage

Saga Class passengers are allowed two carry-on bags per person in addition to one small personal item. Saga Class passengers are also allowed two checked bags weighing up to 32kg with a maximum size of 158cm.

There is a maximum weight allowed for each carry-on bag is 10kg with 40cm x 30cm x 15 cm dimensions. For Economy comfort, the airline allows two carry-on bags per person, in addition to one small personal item.

Economy Class Baggage

Economy Class passengers are allowed one carry-on bag per person and one small personal item.

Economy Class passengers are allowed one piece of luggage of up to 23kg. These baggage are for flights within Europe.

Economy Comfort passengers are allowed two checked bags weighing up to 23kg each.

Cabin Classes

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The airline offers Economy Standard (Economy Light, Economy Flex), Saga Premium (equivalent to a Business Class service), and Saga Premium Flex (an upgrade on Saga Premium).

Clase Económica

Economy Class is great for passengers to look for affordability and quality.

Economy Class Facilities

Economy Class passengers can enjoy a range of facilities, which include: complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and access to in-flight entertainment systems. If you would like alcoholic drinks, food or WI-FI you can purchase these onboard for a fee.

Passengers can check in a bag of up to 23kg.

Asientos en clase económica

Enjoy a choice of 161 seats in Economy Class seating. Please note, each aircraft has different variations of seating.

Business

Saga Premium service provides passengers with a luxury flight experience from takeoff to landing.

Instalaciones

The Saga Business Class lounge is designed to reflect the iconic style of Nordic design. Passengers can gaze at the stunning panoramic view while enjoying a delicious meal. Business Class passengers will find everything they need before their flight, whether they need to have a shower to freshen up or use the complimentary WIFI to catch up on work. With facilities for children and families, the SAGA lounge offers something for those travelling for both work and pleasure. Saga passengers can also avoid queues by going directly to priority boarding and check-in.

Asientos de clase ejecutiva

Business Class seats are arranged in groups of two, so each passenger has either window or aisle access. Saga passengers don't need to worry about getting bored on their flight, due to the extensive range of in-flight entertainment available from the comfort of their seats.

Upgrade to Saga Premium Flex

Choose Saga Premium Flex an upgrade on Business Class, for premium comfort and exclusive perks alongside additional flexibility (including easier ticket changes and full refundability).

Entretenimiento en vuelo

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On all flights, passengers are provided with around 50,000 minutes of inflight entertainment. From new release movies to Icelandic music, there's something to keep everyone entertained onboard your flight. A magazine and newspaper are available onboard for you to read.

TV

Find inspirational travel documentaries on what to do in Iceland as well as classic British dramas, American sitcoms and Icelandic TV shows onboard your Icelandair flight. There's a TV show to meet every taste when flying Icelandair.

Movies

From action-packed new releases to classic comedies, Icelandair has a movie for you no matter what your taste. Whether you love a cult classic or a period drama, you'll find the right film for you onboard your Icelandair flight.

Food & Drink

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Depending on the type of airfare you purchased, there are various food and drink options onboard your Icelandair flight.

Meal Options

Passengers flying in Premium or Premium Flex receive a complimentary gourmet meal and drinks, and passengers ages 2-11 receive a free children’s meal and fruit juice. Infant meals must be pre-ordered on the Icelandair Service Desk.

Passengers who do not have food included in their fare can pre-order meals and snacks for their flight, or alternatively purchase onboard using credit cards, debit cards and Icelandair Saga Points. Please note that pre-ordering online is cheaper.

Special Dietary Requirements

Icelandair request that passengers wishing to order a special meal for their flight call them to find out more and order.

Drinks & Alcohol

Icelandair offers passengers the ability to pre-order drinks on board. There is a selection of complimentary soft drinks, such as Pepsi, fruit juice and water, which can be pre-ordered, but also alcoholic beverages.

Check-in

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With Icelandair, you can check in online at the airport. Keep reading to find out the different opening and closing times for both airport and online check-in with Icelandair.

Web Check-in

Passengers can check in online by visiting the Alternative Airlines online check-in page and clicking on the airline's logo. From there, you must enter your flight details to complete the check-in. Web check-in opens 36 hours before flight time for international services and 24 hours before flight time for domestic services.

Check-in en el aeropuerto

Passengers can check-in at the airport for their flight by either visiting the check-in desk or by using one of the self-service kiosks.

Frequent Flyer Programme

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Icelandair operates a frequent flyer program called Saga Club to reward regular travellers with Icelandair.

There are three tiers of membership with the airline:

Saga Club

Saga Silver

Saga Gold

When you fly with the airlines you will earn Saga Points for your flight and also for all the purchases you make onboard.

Alianza de aerolíneas

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Icelandair isn't currently a member of any airline alliances.

Special Services

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Icelandair provides a range of special services to its passengers. Please see below the following services it offers:

Wheelchairs

If you require a wheelchair on your Icelandair flight. You can request this service by getting through to the airline's offices; or the Alternative Airlines customer service team if you have booked through our website. For more information on this please see our wheelchair assistance page.

Unaccompanied Minor

If you would like to arrange for your child to travel by themselves, you would need to get through to the airline's offices; or us at Alternative Airlines. An unaccompanied minor is a child from the age of 5 and 11 years who isn't accompanied by an adult. An unaccompanied minor service can be arranged for passengers children aged between 12 and 15 years.

Expectant Mothers

Heavily pregnant mothers must have a medical certificate that has been issued 72 hours before the time of their flight departure if they are in their final month of pregnancy or have previously experienced premature birth. Heavily pregnant passengers wanting to fly in the last two weeks of pregnancy will not be permitted for travel for the safety of the passenger and the child.

Travelling with animals

Take them with you in the cockpit or in the hold of the plane. Only dogs are allowed in the cabin of the plane whereas cats and dogs are the only animals allowed in the hold area of the plane. For more information see our flying with pets page.

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Destinations that Icelandair flies to

Icelandair operates flights to over 50 destinations worldwide. It currently operates regulars flights across Europe and North America, with many of its flights operating out of Reykjavik, Iceland. Click below to see all the destinations Icelandair flies to.

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