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Volcano status.

Katla Gives Pilots Green Light

The Aviation Color Code for Katla volcano, which was changed to yellow last week due to a series of earthquakes, has been changed back to green.

A-10 Thunderbolt II fighter jet.

Loony Tunes Silenced by American Fighter Jets

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.

Keflavík International Airport

BA to Double its Flights to Iceland

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.

Bombardier Q-400

New Bombardier Malfunctions

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.

Reykjavík domestic airport

Court Orders Runway Closure

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.

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