Icelandair intends to launch direct flights to India beginning in autumn 2019, according to CEO Björgólfur Jóhannsson. He did not clarify which cities the airline was targeting, but likely Mumbai and Delhi are on the list.

The distance from Keflavik International Airport to Mumbai is similar in distance to the airline's planned service to San Francisco, which begins in summer 2018.

News on the planned routes to be announced in due time.