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Hello Don,
I ended up buying a one way though Iceland Express from EWR to London. I am hoping to go to Georgia from there and then just purchase another one way back from Georgia or Brussels.
I have been flying for quite some time and this is the first time ever I am flying on a low cost carrier.
How is Iceland Express? Are they reliable? They charge for each seat, taking me by surprise. Further more they sound confusing when i am just checking in 1 baggage.
They seem to be unclear when purchasing the ticket itself.
Do they provide food on the flight?
Since I have a one way with no return at this time, will they create any problems when checking in. Frankly I purchased it purely on financial reasons.
Will the authorities at gatwick cause me any unneccessary hassles?
Any feedback is well appreciated. I welcome comments both from the moderators as well as readers who know about Iceland.

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I flew iceand express about two weeks ago. They seem reliable, but certainly can be considered the ryanair of transatlantic flights. The legroom is horrific and the food/entertainment non existent. But it did take off and land without a wing falling off, so there’s that…

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Thank you Mim,
Yes, i was told that the seats are 3 inches shorter than normal seats. I am 6 ft but my legs are quite long so I am expecting the worst.
I was told there is no food provided however I can buy salads and some sandwiches in the plane but the cost is too much. e.g a can of coke is 6 GBP.
Is that true?
Should I just prepare food at home and take it on the plane?
I am hearing horiffic stories so I am really not expecting much.

I am leaving from US and traveling for 11 days
London, Brussels, Basel, Paris, London
Requesting help with Transport, Itinerary, Sights