Many Icelandair flights to and from Keflavík airport have been cancelled and others delayed due to an aircraft mechanics strike which began at 6:00 am this morning.
Preliminary figures for 2016 indicate Iceland’s GDP per capita was 28 percent above the EU28 average.
Icelandic banks have reduced staff by nearly 1,500 and closed more than 60 branches over the last ten years.
Air mechanics at Icelandair have announced an indefinite strike starting at 6:00 am on Sunday morning unless a collective agreement is reached.
Minister of Finance Bjarni Benediktsson presented the budget bill of Katrín Jakobsdóttir’s government for the year 2018 in a press conference today.
The film crew of “Burial Rites” has visited Húnaþing vestra municipality, North Iceland, several times in order to explore the possibility of shooting there.
Prime Minister of Iceland Katrín Jakobsdóttir attended the One Planet Summit in Paris yesterday, where she announced her government’s plan to make Iceland carbon-neutral by 2040.