Jet2 Announces Return of Iceland Flights From Stansted

A Jet2 aircraft parked at London Stansted Airport
Photo Credit: Jet2, a leading leisure airline in the United Kingdom, is thrilled to announce an expanded program of flights to Iceland from London Stansted Airport for winter 2025/2026.

This exciting program opens up a world of possibilities for travelers seeking an unforgettable Icelandic adventure.

Twice-Weekly Flights

The program offers convenient and flexible travel options with flights departing every Wednesday and Sunday between October 26th, 2025, and November 16th, 2025. Flights will also operate on March 11th, 2026, and April 5th, 2026.

This schedule caters to diverse travel preferences, allowing you to tailor your Icelandic escape to your needs.

Whether you’re seeking a quick weekend getaway or a longer exploration, these convenient flights ensure a smooth and enjoyable travel experience.

Jet2 Boeing 757 G-LASH lines up for takeoff.
Photo Credit: Thomas Saunders/AviationSource

Peak Winter Timing

The program for Jet2 Iceland flights strategically coincides with popular school breaks like the October and February half-terms. This makes it ideal for families with children.

This allows families to create lasting memories together amidst Iceland’s awe-inspiring landscapes. But the appeal extends beyond families.

The October to November timeframe offers some of the best opportunities to witness the Northern Lights.

Meanwhile, the later March to April timeframe provides a chance to experience Iceland’s dramatic landscapes with fewer crowds.

A Jet2 Boeing 737 on approach.
kitmasterbloke, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Iceland: Beyond the Northern Lights

While the Northern Lights are undoubtedly a highlight, Iceland offers a treasure trove of natural wonders to explore.

From awe-inspiring glaciers like Vatnajokull, the largest glacier in Europe, to geothermal wonders like the Blue Lagoon, a world-famous spa known for its milky-blue waters, Iceland’s diverse landscape captivates visitors.

Dramatic waterfalls like Gullfoss and Seljalandsfoss add to the island nation’s undeniable beauty. Don’t forget Reykjavik, Iceland’s vibrant capital city.

Reykjavik offers a charming blend of history, culture, and culinary delights.

A skier on the slopes in winter.
Photo Credit: Jet2

About is a leading leisure airline in the United Kingdom, known for its friendly and reliable service. They offer a range of award-winning benefits, including spacious leather seats, generous baggage allowances.

A 22kg checked bag is included as standard, with a complimentary 10kg hand luggage allowance. Passengers can also choose from a wide selection of in-flight meals and drinks to enhance their travel experience.

About London Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport is a major international airport located in Essex, England. It is known for its efficient operations and commitment to providing a smooth and hassle-free passenger experience.

The airport offers a wide range of facilities and amenities, including restaurants, cafes, shops, and currency exchange services.

Stansted Airport’s convenient location makes it an ideal starting point for your Icelandic adventure, with excellent transportation links to central London and other parts of the United Kingdom.

London Stansted Airport Has A Strong July
Photo Credit: London Stansted Airport.

Stakeholder Comments

Neringa Ohrstrom, Head of Brand and Marketing at London Stansted Airport gave comment on the route relaunch.

 “Iceland’s popularity is undeniable, and holidaymakers will be thrilled to see this new route offered by and Jet2holidays for winter 2025/2026.”

“Reykjavik is a captivating city break destination, but it’s the country’s breathtaking natural beauty that truly elevates it to a must-visit location.”

Steve Heapy, CEO of and Jet2holidays added further comment for the airline. “We’re delighted to announce this exciting program of scheduled flights and unforgettable Iceland flights from London Stansted Airport.”

“This program, responding to high customer demand, offers fantastic choices and was launched early to meet the needs of both our customers and independent travel agents across the region.”

“The dazzling beauty of Iceland, combined with the award-winning benefits provided by and Jet2CityBreaks, gives us great confidence that this program will be another resounding success.”

“We anticipate welcoming more travelers than ever before to this breathtaking destination.”

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