Budget airlines Norwegian and Easy Jet are looking into the possibility of international flights to Akureyri, North Iceland. However, Greenland Express, which was considering offering flights between Akureyri and Denmark, has shelved its plans.
U.S. company Silicor Materials confirmed in a press release on Tuesday its plans to open its first large-scale solar silicon production facility at the port of Grundartangi in Hvalfjörður fjord, West Iceland, near the Century Aluminum smelter.
A record 51 foreign destinations were served by regular flights to and from Keflavík International Airport in June.
The Reykjavík City Council has decided to allow licensed street vendors to operate along Austurstræti street, located in the downtown area.
The Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture will appoint a working group to revise regulations on eco-friendly agricultural production in Iceland after daily Fréttablaðið discovered that the industry was not being monitored.
Domestic airline Eagle Air (Flugfélagið Ernir) offers different prices for fares in the Icelandic and English versions of its website. The airline’s CEO maintains that the pricing is fair.
Jóhannes Haukur Hauksson, one of the owners of the land Grímsstaðir á Fjöllum in Northeast Iceland, said he and three other owners are planning to advertise their 72 percent share of the land for sale in the European Economic Area (EEA) in the coming days.
The British airline EasyJet will double its scheduled flights to Iceland in the upcoming season. This move will make them second only to Icelandair in flight frequency to Iceland, according to a press release.
To add to the variety of Icelandic berries, cherries are now being grown at greenhouse farm Engi in Laugarás, South Iceland, and this summer’s harvest is looking good.