How Atlantsflug shrugs off tourism decrease with rotary-wing

Icelandic airline, which offers sightseeing flights on the south-east of Iceland, has extended its service with its first helicopter. Atlantsflug’s CEO Jón Grétar Sigurðsson said, obtaining a helicopter was a long-time goal. Flugblogger asked him, how the rotary-wing will change… Continue Reading →

How D-Day Squadron lands in Iceland

The air convoy of piston-engined military transports C-47s, as well as civilian DC-3s, has travelled through Iceland on their way to Normandy. Dozens of planes are going to land hundreds of paratroopers. The way it was in 1944 was exactly… Continue Reading →

Swedish air balloon, Dutch PBY Catalina and the 100th anniversary of Icelandic aviation. Reykjavik Airshow 2019

The annual Reykjavik Airshow this year was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Icelandic aviation. The flight program was supplemented by air balloon and PBY Catalina. Each of them has his own “Icelandic” story. Flugblogger has visited the Reykjavik airport… Continue Reading →

“Secret passengers” on the shortest regular flight in Iceland

Aviation in Iceland is an essential way to reach a destination, where your trip by car would take many hours due to the hilly landscape. But what if there is a destination, where you can’t drive, because it is just… Continue Reading →

How WOW air bankruptcy affects Isavia’s strategy for Keflavik airport

Isavia has reported rocketing profit after the financial year 2018 thanks to the tremendous growth of passenger’s traffic. The airport operator established a masterplan for urgent adaptation old terminal to the rapid operations increase. Flugblogger discovered the details of their… Continue Reading →

Iceland is not WOW anymore

The major Icelandic airline has ceased operations next morning after the declaration of its salvation. Low-cost WOW air was an important source of tourists for the Icelandic economy. The bankruptcy of the company means that up to 1% of the… Continue Reading →

Final callouts for WOW air: 22-26 March

Since Friday evening 22. March, WOW air is urgently looking for a financial source to keep flying. After cancelling negotiations with Indigo Partners and a refusal of Icelandair group, the Icelandic low-cost airline descending via final approach trajectory the decision… Continue Reading →

What is the hidden upgrade for the Icelandic Coast Guard

The newest helicopters for Icelandic Coast Guard look identically as previous. The main differences are hidden from eyes under shiny metal. Flugblogger has looked inside and found out what Icelandic coast guard has received. “You can hear her”, we were… Continue Reading →

How Circle Air expands with rotary-wing rounds

North Iceland based charter and Tours Company Circle Air is expanding its service. On the way to its goal, they made an agreement with Austrian- based helicopter lessor Heli-Austria. Flugblogger has learned details of the expansion, which goes despite slowing… Continue Reading →

Back to the future. Why Keflavik paxflow drops to the lowest in two years (updated 22.february)

After the record paxflow in 2018, Keflavik faces disappointment. Fewer passengers in the main Icelandic airport will affect tourism in Iceland, which became the main country´s industry for the past years. Flugblogger learned, whom to blame and what are the… Continue Reading →

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