REYKJAVIKFollowing the lifting of the 737 MAX’s flight ban by the FAA, Icelandair has returned its grounded jets to service after a nearly two-year break.

Icelandair made its first commercial flight in 2019 from Reykjavik to Copenhagen.

EASA recertified Boeing 737 MAX in late January. Icelandair joins TUIfly Belgium and Czech carrier Smartwings among European carriers to so far restore flights with the aircraft.

Icelandic carrier has four 737 MAX 8 and one 737 MAX 9 in its fleet. Five 737 MAX 8 and six 737 MAX 9 on order waiting to be delivered to the Nordic operator.