Atlantic Airways

Founded
1987
Type
Full Service Carrier
Fleet size
3
Destinations
12
Passengers per year
N/A

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.

Organization

Atlantic Airways’ headquarters is located at the national airport, Vágar Airport. The airline has about 200 employees.

History

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.

Quick facts

  • 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.

Baggage

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.

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In-flight Wi-Fi

Atlantic Airways does not have Wi-Fi on board.

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