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How RNAV approaches Iceland

Ground navigation equipment is going to disappear from all northern Icelandic non-international airports. That is the government plan, which is supposed to reduce costs of aerodromes with low paxflow. New APV-I LPV approaches are based on satellite navigation, have zero… Continue Reading →

Icelandair showed to the public its first Boeing 737 MAX

The major Icelandic airline launched the aircraft with journalists around Iceland. Flugblogger was on board to learn about the newest addition to their fleet, reasons for delay of new aircraft launch to regular flights, the impact of acquirement to ticket… Continue Reading →

Help from above: What Icelandic Coastguard struggles for

In harsh weather conditions and any time of day or night, they fly via “dark routes” with names of Scandinavian gods on their aircrafts to save lives. Their assistance requested not only in Iceland or nearby ocean but even on… Continue Reading →

First Boeing 737 MAX8 was delivered to Keflavik (updated 4.march)

Arrival of the new aircraft was announced for 5th of March, but it has delivered two days earlier. This is firs Boeing 737 MAX8 in Iceland. It got registration TF-ICE and will fly in Icelandair. Here is photos and video… Continue Reading →

Icelandair has got Boeing 757-300 with “combat” past

The most recent addition to Icelandair’s fleet – Boeing 757-3E7 with registration number TF-ISX – had arrived to Keflavik airport 2nd of March. The plane was bought from Israel airline Arkia, where it was flying for last 18 years. During… Continue Reading →

Stormy mess in Keflavik (updated 26.feb)

Strong wind affected ground operations in Keflavik airport on 25th and 26th of February. Landed planes on open stands were unserviceable due to wind gusts, hundreds of passengers and tonns of luggage trapped inside aircrafts. Ground services have to wait… Continue Reading →

TF-WOW slipped on the ice and broke its nose gear (updated 26.feb)

Airbus A330-343 (reg. TF-WOW) was damaged during towing in Keflavik airport. It is grounded now at least for next several weeks. During this period, icelandic low-cost airline WOW air has to use narrow body planes for long haul routes, as… Continue Reading →

Icelandic aviation requests money upgrade

Isavia aware: Without financial support from the state, several domestic airports are going to be closed. Local airlines – Air Iceland and Eagle Air – need government help for acceleration paxflow and lowing prices, which are in several times higher… Continue Reading →

How the growing krona helped to balance the passenger traffic in Keflavik

Next year, Isavia is waiting for record figures. For the first time in history, the country’s main airport will overcome the mark of 10 million passengers per year. In Keflavik, every effort now is made to ensure that the process… Continue Reading →

Yak-52 in Iceland: Soviet beast tingling your balls

Soviet two-seater Yak-52 is a tough plane, which not every pilot can ride on. Snorri Bjarnvin Jonson is one from few who can. After more than 10 years’ experience of flying this Yak-52, Snorri started to perform with it at… Continue Reading →

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