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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 →

Most impressive aviation photos 2018

The 2018 year was interesting and full of events for aviation in Iceland. Here we present complex view on major events from aviators point of view through the photos contributed to Flugblogg by its readers. All photos were taken in… Continue Reading →

How “DC3 Þristavinir” rescue the plane

The last flying Icelandic DC-3 could be ruined in days when a group of aviation enthusiasts rallied around the plane. They convinced the state-owner to let them take care of it and later to make the veteran-plane welcomed guest on… Continue Reading →

One story for two: the pilot and the airplane

There are two veterans going to face anniversary together. Both were born during World War II, one in Iceland and second in the US. They had met in 1962, flew together connecting Iceland with the outer world, had to break… Continue Reading →

New wings for the “Eagle”

Icelandic regional airline “Eagle Air” has put its Dornier 328 on commercial flights for the first time. This is the biggest aircraft for the whole history of the private company, which had been started 50 years ago with only Cessna… Continue Reading →

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