With transatlantic flights and connecting flights across Europe and North America with Icelandair, Keflavik International Airport has been referred to as the central hub for travel within the Atlantic. Iceland’s main airport was recently appointed the title of best airport in Europe as it provides passengers making an Atlantic stopover with a comfortable experience and many advantages.
Iceland’s International Airport located in Keflavik, just a 40 minute drive from the capital city, was recently appointed the best airport in Europe for the first 9 months of 2009. The title was given to Keflavik Airport by ACI’s (Airport Council International) Airports Service Quality survey. Around 130 airports take part in the survey and it is consequently the world’s leading airport customer satisfaction standard.
Travellers passing through Keflavik International Airport described it as comforting and cosy with a friendly, relaxing atmosphere. Passengers waiting for their flights now have the special opportunity to relax and enjoy various massages and spa treatments at the Blue Lagoon store. Also, a new seafood and health bar, opened in the departure lounge on level two, offers incredible Icelandic fish before your flight.
The Duty Free shopping area at Keflavik airport is also a unique experience as accommodates eighteen various duty free stores, selling both well-known products and Icelandic designs. The products in the Keflavik Duty Free stores are very competitive in price to other European airports, and prices are up to 50 percent lower than in Reykjavík retail stores. When passengers need to make an Atlantic stop off, there is undoubtedly an advantage to stop and shop at Keflavik International Airport.