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Passengers were stuck in Keflavik after landing in storm

Several hundred passengers could not leave airplanes after the landing in Keflavik airport. Gusts of the wind there are more than 50 knots (~25 m/s). Ground crew could not use ladders and other equipment to unload passengers and their luggage… 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 →

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 (updated 13.jun)

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

How Iceland helps people to overcome aerophobia

Fear of flight prevents thousands of people to get close to any airplane. Alex Gervash, russian pilot with 23 years flying experience, is looking for means to allow people to get rid of the oncoming panic when boarding the plane… Continue Reading →

Why everything that flies came to Hella

The smell of grass, the bright sun and the whirring of motors. These are the first associations that come to mind with the phrase “general aviation.” And this is exactly the picture that was seen by the participants of one… Continue Reading →

What was shown at the air show in Reykjavik

Early in the morning of June 3, a roar sounded over Reykjavik. Above the city center at low altitude was the F/A-18 Fighter Canadian Air Force. After a few seconds, it landed at the airport in the central disctrict. Together… Continue Reading →

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