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Skýrslur

How icelanders flew to World Cup and back

Icelandic airlines provided special charters for the national team and fans to the World Cup 2018 in Russia. Most Russian spotters have never seen Icelandic airlines before. They share their experience of first Icelandic planes in Moscow.  The come back… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Against the wind: to Iceland from Eastern Europe by own plane

What if Iceland is your dreamland, but also you are pilot? Oleg Savashinsky answered to this question, crossing Europe and vast water areas of the North Atlantic by own single-engine aircraft. He told to the Flugblogger how he planned the… Continue Reading →

Hvernig Ísland getur hjálpað fólki að sigrast á flughræðslu

Flughræðsla kemur í veg fyrir að þúsundir manns geti svo mikið sem nálgast flugvélar. Rússneskur flugmaður með tuttuguogþriggja ára reynslu af flugi á bakinu, Aleks Gervash, hefur verið að leita aðferða til að aðstoða fólk að sigrast á skyndilegum hræðsluköstum… Continue Reading →

Afhverju allt sem flýgur kom til Hellu

Lyktin af nýslegnu grasi, björt sól og mótorhjóð. Þetta er oft það fyrsta sem kemur upp í hugann þegar maður hugsar um einkaflug. Og þetta er nákvæmlega það sem þátttakendur á einum af stærstu flugviðburðum Íslands upplifðu á “Allt sem… Continue Reading →

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