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Leakage of Internally Concealed Drugs

An Icelandic man was taken to the National University Hospital of Iceland a few weeks ago when a package of illegal drugs, which he had concealed internally, began leaking.

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.

Ásbrú, the former U.S. Naval Air Station in Keflavík.

Military Base Blossoms a Decade On

With nearly a decade having passed since the American military left Iceland, there are some 115 companies based on the old base, with 800 staff. Over the next three years, it is hoped that the number of people working in the old high security zone will top 1,200.

Ásbrú, the former U.S. Naval Air Station in Keflavík.

Iceland’s PM Welcomes US Project in Keflavík

Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson welcomes US military projects in Iceland, since they will create jobs, but says no negotiations have taken place regarding increased operations of the US navy here.

EasyJet plane

More Tourists Than Icelanders Fly Out of Iceland

Last February, more Britons than Icelanders checked in for flights from Keflavík International Airport. There were around 23,000 British passengers and 21,000 Icelandic ones. Until that point Icelanders had been the single biggest nationality using the airport every month of the year.