SOURCE: Icelandair


February 04, 2011 10:14 ET

Children's Charity Ice Skating Event in Boston to Be Held by Icelandair

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - February 4, 2011) - Iceland's airline, Icelandair, is to hold an upcoming children's charity ice skating event taking place at Kendall Square Community Ice Skating Rink in Boston, Massachusetts on March 5th, 2011. This special benefit event, titled 'The Last Bostonian Skating,' is to create awareness for children's charities, Special Children Travel Fund and The Children's Hospital Boston. 

'The Last Bostonian Skating' charity event is designed to bring an exciting, creative and beneficial event to the Boston area, Icelandair's North America headquarters. 

Five teams will compete in a series of trials, testing endurance, speed, showmanship, and creativity in the ultimate quest to win a trip to Iceland, while helping to raise money and awareness for a greater cause. No need to worry if you are not ready for the Olympics; limited skating experience is actually encouraged. 

Icelandair encourages you to bring your family and friends to the Kendall Square Community Ice Skating Rink on March 5th and enjoy free admission and skate rentals while supporting the Special Children Travel Fund and The Children's Hospital Boston. While at the rink, witness this first annual spectacular Boston event with Icelandic flavor.

To find out more about 'The Last Bostonian Skating' children's charity event and to sign up, visit Teams interested in participating must register by February 14, 2011.

Icelandair offers service to Iceland from Boston, New York - JFK, Seattle, and seasonal service from Washington, D.C., Minneapolis - St. Paul, Orlando Sanford, Halifax and Toronto. Connections through Icelandair's hub at Keflavik International Airport are available to over 20 destinations in Scandinavia, the U.K. and Continental Europe. Only Icelandair allows passengers to stopover in Iceland at no additional airfare.

Additional information about Icelandair fares and packages to Iceland and beyond is available at or by calling (877) I-FLY-ICE.

Contact Information

  • Icelandair Media Contact:

    Michael Raucheisen
    Icelandair - The Americas
    (857) 403-1787