Atlantic Airways is the flag carrier of the Faroe Islands, a country in the Kingdom of Denmark. The airline operates from Vágar Airport and operates routes to Denmark, Scotland and some other destinations.
Atlantic Airways was founded in 1987 by a collaboration of the Faroese government and the Danish airline Cimber Air. In 1989, the Faroese government took full ownership of the airline. In 2007, the government decided to sell a part of their stock.
- Atlantic Airways does not only have aircraft but also Helicopters, these are used to transfer people between the islands.
- The airline is planning to start the first intercontinental route (to the USA) in late 2019.
All passengers traveling with Atlantic Airways are eligible to bring one piece of carry-on luggage with a maximum of 8 kg and a laptop bag. In addition, every passenger is allowed to take one bag with a maximum of 23 kg. Flex and Flex+ passengers can bring two bags with each a maximum of 23 kg.
Atlantic Airways does not have Wi-Fi on board.
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