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Icelandair Cancels 26 Flights ahead of Strike

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Icelandair Cancels 26 Flights ahead of Strike

Keflavík International Airport. Photo: Geir Ólafsson.

Icelandair has canceled 26 flights tomorrow morning due to the planned strike by members of the Union of Icelandic Pilots from 6 am to 6 pm. The pilots have rejected a one-year contract with a pay increase of 2.8 percent.

According to a statement on the airline’s website, although negotiations are ongoing, the decision to cancel flights was taken one day ahead of the strike in order to avoid confusion and provide customers with the opportunity to make necessary arrangements.

A total of 4,500 passengers will be affected.

A list of the canceled flights follows (local times listed).

Flight

204 07:45 Keflavík-Copenhagen

205 14.00 Copenhagen-Keflavík

318 07:50 Keflavík-Oslo

319 14:45 Oslo-Keflavík

306 07:35 Keflavík-Stockholm

307 14:20 Stockholm-Keflavík

342 07:30 Keflavík-Helsinki

343 15:30 Helsinki-Keflavík

272 08:00 Keflavík-Billund

273 14:40 Billund-Keflavík

430 07:35 Keflavík-Glasgow

431 14:05 Glasgow-Keflavík

440 08:00 Keflavík-Manchester

441 13:25 Manchester-Keflavík

450 07:40 Keflavík-London Heathrow

451 13.00 London Heathrow-Keflavík

470 07:45 Keflavík-London Gatwick

471 13:10 London Gatwick-Keflavík

542 07:40 Keflavík-Paris

543 14:10 Paris-Keflavík

520 07:25 Keflavík-Frankfurt

521 14:00 Frankfurt-Keflavík

502 07:70 Keflavík-Amsterdam

503 14:00 Amsterdam-Keflavík

454 16:10 Keflavík-London Heathrow

455 21:10 London Heathrow-Keflavík

681 17:00 Keflavík-Seattle

680 (May 10) 16:30 Seattle-Keflavík

In addition to the canceled flight two to five hour delays can be expected on afternoon flights to Copenhagen (FI212 /213), Oslo (FI324/325), Denver, Orlando, Edmonton, Toronto, Boston and New York. Departures are expected at around 19:30, with check-in starting early afternoon.

For more information, visit the airline’s website.

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