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Atlantic Airways

Atlantic Airways (IATA code: RC) is the Faroese national carrier based at Vágar Airport. The airline was founded in 1987 by the Faroese government and Cimber Air to connect the Faroe Islands with other parts of the world. Atlantic Airways serves scheduled non-stop fights throughout the year, several times a week from Bergen and Reykjavik. Flights from Copenhagen are operated all year round a few times a day. Seasonal routes include Barcelona - from April to October, Edinburgh - from March to December, Aalborg, and Billund - throughout summer, Palma de Mallorca - from June to August, Gran Canaria - from December to March.

Cheap flights with Atlantic Airways

Non-stop flights to Vagar served by Atlantic Airways throughout the year include those from Copenhagen (2 hours 15 minutes), Bergen (1 hour 20 minutes), and Reykjavik (1 hour 25 minutes).

Atlantic Airways Baggage

Cabin baggage weight and dimensions

Passengers flying on Atlantic Airways can bring free carry-on baggage up to 8 kg which does not exceed the dimensions of 55 cm x 40 cm x 25 cm in addition to one small personal item, such as a handbag or a laptop bag.

What can be transported in cabin baggage?

You can pack a total of 1 litre of liquids in containers, tubes, cans, etc. max. 100 ml. each in your carry-on bag. They all must be in a transparent, 1-litre resealable bag. Food and liquid products for babies can be brought on board if placed in a transparent 1-litre resealable bag. The same applies to medication larger than 100 ml, however, remember to have a medical certificate confirming that you need the medicine.

Checked baggage allowance

By booking the Low fare, all travelers will be entitled to one piece of registered baggage up to 23kg, whereas it will be two bags for Flex and Flex+ passengers. Infants always get one 23kg checked bag. Extra baggage can be purchased at an additional cost of DKK 249 for items up to 23kg. If the item exceeds 23kg, it can be transported if it weighs more than 32kg. The excess baggage fee is DKK 199.

Atlantic Airways travel classes

Atlantic Airways planes feature economy class cabins. However, the airline offers three types of fares passengers can choose from, including Low, Flex, and Flex+. Your baggage allowance, ticket changeability, ticket refundability as well as other benefits, such as lounge access, will depend on the fare purchased.

Atlantic Airways Low

The fare includes only cheap flight tickets, one carry-on bag up to 8 kg, no larger than 55 cm x 40 cm x 25 cm plus a smaller item and one checked bag up to 23kg.

Atlantic Airways Flex

Flex passengers get standard hand baggage and two items of registered baggage up to 23kg. In addition, they can avail of Copenhagen Express Fast Track, can change the flight date and destination free of charge, prebook seats for free and get a refund if they do not use the tickets (-DKK 500).

Atlantic Airways Flex+

Apart from all the above benefits, Flex+ fare customers get access to Aviator Lounge in Copenhagen Airport, plus the tickets are fully refundable.

Check-in with Atlantic Airways

Online check-in

Online check-in for your cheap flight with Atlantic Airways will be available 48 before the scheduled departure time. Check in online from the comfort of your home for convenience and to save time at the airport. Remember to have your boarding pass with you.

Online check-in with Atlantic Airways is available from all airports, except for Aalborg Airport.

Airport check-in

It is recommended that airport check-in be performed up to 2 hours before the scheduled departure time. Self-check-in can be carried out using self-service kiosks available at Vágar Airport, Copenhagen Airport, Billund Airport, and Bergen Airport.

Atlantic Airways Fleet

Atlantic Airways boasts one of the newest fleets in Europe, consisting of Airbus aircraft and Leonardo AW139 helicopters. The following planes make up the airline's fleet: Airbus A319-100, Airbus A320-200, Airbus A320neo. They all feature economy class cabins and can seat from 144 to 174 passengers. The planes use the GPS based RNP AR 0.1 technology and thereby can fly more optimal paths which is more environment-friendly and safer.

Service onboard Atlantic Airways aircraft

No complimentary meals are served onboard Atlantic Airways planes. Passengers can purchase snacks, sandwiches, and beverages from the onboard menu. All aircraft feature free digital entertainment system thanks to which passengers can play games, check the news, and watch movies and TV series to make time go by faster. To use it, connect your electronic device to the Atlantic AirFi network. To keep yourself entertained during your flight, feel free to read Atlantic Review magazine quarterly magazine.

Atlantic Airways discounts and promotions

Children and infants are eligible for a discount on air tickets with Atlantic Airways, regardless of the fare purchased (a 50% discount for children under 12 with their own seats and a 90% discount for babies under 2 without their own seats). Travelers aged less than 26 years old can also enjoy cheaper plane tickets. Promo flights and special offers are available after signing up for the carrier's newsletter and in the "Deals" section on eSky.

Atlantic Airways headquarters - Vágar Airport

Vágar Airport is situated 1.9 km from Sørvágur, the village on the island of Vágar, and this is the only airport in the Faroe Islands. Apart from Atlantic Airways, which has its main operating base here, also Atlantic Airways Helicopter and Scandinavian Airlines serve flights out of Vágar Airport. The airport has one terminal featuring free Wi-Fi, an ATM, a duty-free shop and a few eateries offering meals and beverages. There is a 40-minute drive distance from the Airport to Tórshavn, the capital and the largest city of the Faroe Islands. Other transport options include bus service and taxis. Check available car rental options in the "Cars" section on eSky to comfortably explore your destination.