Icelandair Offers Customers Credit

3 Apr Icelandair Group is getting ready to adopt a new technical solution, enabling the airline to cancel flights scheduled farther ahead than has so far been possible.

Passengers Claim Icelandair Lacks Customer Support

1 Apr Several disgruntled Icelandair passengers have contacted Iceland Monitor, either through Facebook or email, describing their futile efforts to contact the airline for credit or refund during these trying times.

Keflavík International Airport looks deserted.

Icelanders Adjust to Indoor Travel

26 Mar A common question, asked jokingly these days, is this: “So, are you planning to travel indoors this summer?”

Chief Epidemiologist Þórólfur Guðnason.

New Quarantine Rule Does not Target Tourists

19 Mar Chief Epidemiologist Þórólfur Guðnason has announced that as of today, March 19, all Icelandic citizens and permanent residents of Iceland returning to Iceland from abroad must be quaranined for 14 days, regardless of where they are arriving from.

Icelandair Waives Change Fee Temporarily

13 Mar Icelandair has announced that it is waiving the change fee for passengers who have a flight booked with the airline in the coming weeks.

Icelandair CEO Bogi Nils Bogason.

Icelandair to Continue Flying to Four US Cities

12 Mar Icelandair will keep flying to four US destination during the 30-day travel ban, imposed by the US on travel from Europe.

Trump’s Travel Ban: Major Impact on Icelandair

12 Mar Skarphéðinn Berg Steinarsson, director general of tourism, tells that the ban to be imposed by the US on travel from Europe will have a substantial impact on the operation of Icelandair.

From Reynisfjara beach, near Vík í Mýrdal.

More than 100 Tourists Stranded in Vík

10 Mar More than 100 tourists spent the night at a Red Cross relief center in Vík í Mýrdal, South Iceland, after a stretch of the Ring Road to Reykjavík became impassable last night.

From Keflavík International Airport.

Fewer Flights to Iceland this Year

8 Mar It looks like there will be a 25 percent reduction in seating capacity to Keflavík International Airport for the first three months of the year, compared with the same period last year.

Road Closures Possible Tomorrow

6 Mar has issued a warning to travelers for tomorrow.

The shooting star, surrounded by northern lights.

Stunning Shooting Star and Northern Lights

2 Mar “I’ve seen many shooting stars, but none like this one.”

A view of the Eldvörp area.

Stay away from Caves in Reykjanes

25 Feb The Icelandic Met Office has issued a warning, stating that cave excursion in the Eldvörp area on the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, could be life-threatening.

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Numerous Icelanders Stranded in Tenerife

24 Feb Numerous Icelanders are stranded on the island of Tenerife, due to a sandstorm that has been raging in the area since yesterday.

Þórey Axelsdóttir and Anna Dóra Jónsdóttir at Þingborg.

Woollen Circle Offers Warm Welcome

23 Feb The next time you visit Iceland, you may want to take the Woollen Circle.

From Reynisfjara beach.

Risk Assessed on Reynisfjara: Children Rescued Last Weekend

12 Feb A risk assessment for Reynisfjara beach, South Iceland – one of the country’s main tourist attractions, is expected to be ready in March.


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