Reykjavik - Next year in March, Icelandair plans to deploy its first Boeing 737 MAX 9 between Reykjavik - London, and Washington followed by Brussels and Montreal routes in May.

Icelandair has 737 MAX 8 in service from the Boeing's re-engineered MAX family aircraft. They are configured to accommodate 16 passengers in Business Class, 12 in Comfort Plus and 126 in the Economy.

Iceland's flag carrier is now preparing for the commissioning of its eight 737 MAX 9 that are scheduled to enter service from 20 February 2019, initially between Reykjavik and London Gatwick Airport, on five weekly rotations, as well as to Washington-Dulles on the same day, four to seven flights a week.

From April, the 737 MAX 9 will fly to Frankfurt, Newark, Berlin-Tegel, Oslo, and from May to Düsseldorf, Amsterdam, Bergen, Helsinki, New York-JFK, Munich, Brussels, and Zurich. Montreal will welcome the first 737 MAX 9 of Icelandic carrier on May 25 with three and then five weekly rotations.

The following destinations of the re-engineered single-aisles will be Stockholm, Chicago, Paris-CDG from September. Finally, Toronto and Dublin will host the new MAX 9s in early October.