Friday afternoon, 130 Icelandic rescue workers were called out because of a passenger jet, which was experiencing engine trouble.
Four US Air Force fighter jets flew across South Iceland this morning. People were surprised at the sight and engine sound but the birds even more so. The Icelandic Coast Guard reported that the jets had had a stopover in Iceland on their way across the Atlantic.
The Association of Icelandic Air Traffic Controllers and Isavia, the company which runs Keflavík International Airport, finally reached an agreement in their wage dispute on Friday.
WOW Air has purchased four new Airbus A321 aircraft, which will be ready for delivery next year and in 2018.
Early this morning, air traffic controllers voted against a new wage agreement with SA-Business Iceland and Isavia.
Supporters of the Icelandic men’s national football team who want to fly to Paris for Sunday’s game against France may have to pay a high price for their flight ticket.
Because an air traffic controller called in sick, Reykjavík Airport was closed between 9 pm last night and 7 am this morning.
The government of Iceland decided at a cabinet meeting today to present a parliamentary resolution to bring the protest actions among air traffic controllers, a ban on overtime work and training new recruits, to an end.
Passengers traveling through Keflavík International Airport tonight through June 3 are asked to show up at the airport three hours before departure while the airport adapts to a new baggage handling system.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has voiced its concern regarding the consequences of the overtime ban of Icelandic air traffic controllers, according to Morgunblaðið.
Because of an overtime ban among air traffic controllers, there will be no flights to and from Keflavík International airport between 2 am and 7 am tomorrow morning.
Starting at the end of October, the UK’s flag carrier, British Airways, will start daily flights to and from Keflavík International Airport in Iceland—increasing its existing thrice-weekly service which it has been running since last autumn.
A British Airways flight was diverted to Keflavík International Airport on Tuesday morning after a man reportedly attempted suicide in the jet’s lavatory.
Keflavík Airport was closed for passenger flight overnight due to an overtime ban of air traffic controllers.
British travel agency Discover the World’s decision to scale back its offer of flights this summer between London and Egilsstaðir in East Iceland has been greeted with disappointment.
This year, twenty-five airlines will offer scheduled flights to Keflavík International Airport from more than 80 cities on the both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.
One of Air Iceland’s recently purchased Bombardier Q-400 aircraft had to be turned around on its way from Reykjavík to Egilsstaðir, the East Fjords, yesterday, when its hydraulic system malfunctioned.
The Reykjavík District Court has ordered the Ministry of the Interior, on behalf of the State, to close the northeast-southwest runway at Reykjavík Airport within 16 weeks, and to re-examine planning rules for the airport in accordance with the runway closure.
The terror threat level at Keflavík International Airport will not be increased following this morning’s terrorist attacks in Brussels.
Icelandair’s flight, which was scheduled to go to Brussels this morning, has been canceled, following explosions at Zaventem airport shortly after 8 am local time.
Atlantsflug begins regular flights tomorrow between the Vestmannaeyjar islands and Bakki Airport in South Iceland.