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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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

President of AOPA Iceland about obstacles for pilots in mind and law

Haraldur Diego called planes the means of gaining freedom to be somewhere else. He experienced this freedom for many years, from very first flight in the age of 5 as passenger of his uncle’s Cessna 172 from Reykjavik to Kirkjubæjarklaustur…. 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 →

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