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Keflavik

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 →

How Isavia record expectations stumbled on “a hole” in the tourism grow path

2018 is going to bring new record for the biggest Icelandic airport with 10 mln passengers at the end of the year. However, this milestone might be postponed by a recently appeared trend of decreasing numbers of Icelandic tourism. Nevertheless,… 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 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 →

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 →

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