The strike affected 10 thousand passengers per day.

Flight engineer strike over and flights back to normal

19 Dec An agreement was reached between the flight engineer association of airline engineers and SA business Iceland during the night and engineers went straight back to work to prepare planes for take off.

WOW air not increasing flights because of strike

18 Dec WOW air will not be scheduling more flights due to the aircraft mechanic's strike at Icelandair.

Keflavik International Airport.

Aircraft mechanics strike still on today - numerous flights cancelled

18 Dec No solution was found between the union of aircraft mechanics and the state negotiator last night. Meetings continued until 4 am. The Prime Minister says that a legislation to stop the strike is out of the question.

Chaos at Keflavik International Airport earlier today.

Hundreds of people stranded at Iceland International Airport as flight engineers go on strike

17 Dec An enormous amount of passengers have been waiting all day at Keflavik International Airport today outside the Icelandair office. Flight engineers went on strike today.

Skúli Mogensen, managing director of WOW air.

WOW Air becomes the airline most used by Icelanders

1 Nov New figures show that WOW air have surpassed Icelandair, Iceland's oldest airline, as the leading airline for Icelanders.

Icelandair drops Barcelona, focuses on Madrid instead

31 Oct Icelandair will end its service to Barcelona in Spain in the summer of 2018 and add more flights to Madrid instead.

Cleveland is located next to Lake Erie.

Icelandair begin scheduled flights to Cleveland

23 Aug 2017 Icelandair have decided to offer scheduled flights between Cleveland and Keflavik International Airport four times per week, starting in May next year.

An artist's impression of the new Boeing 737 MAX delivered to Icelandair in 2018-21.

PHOTOS: Icelandair-Boeing, an 80-year relationship

15 Dec 2016 Iceland’s main international airline Icelandair can trace its roots back almost eight decades and has worked closely with American aircraft manufacturer Boeing throughout its history.

Storm winds send Icelandic jet smashing into airport vehicle

11 Nov 2016 Strong winds this morning spun an Icelandair jet full of departing passengers from its parking space and into a service vehicle, it has been reported.

Icelandair named 2016 Regional Airline of the Year

31 Oct 2016 Icelandic flag carrier Icelandair was named Regional Airline of the Year for 2016 at the CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence awards ceremony Amsterdam last week.

Icelandair and WOW air ban the Samsung Galaxy Note 7

17 Oct 2016 Both of Iceland’s main international airlines have now banned Sam­sung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones on board their aircraft, following a number case of the phones overheating and exploding.

Icelandair to launch service to Philadelphia and Tampa

5 Oct 2016 Icelandic flag carrier Icelandair has announced new scheduled routes to the US cities of Philadelphia and Tampa which get under way next year.

New Icelandair booking bot receives travel award

22 Sep 2016 Icelandair’s new Facebook Messenger Stopover Bot has been named ‘Best Mobile Technology Initiative’ by Fut­ure Tra­vel Experience.

Bumper air travel figures for Iceland

7 Sep 2016 August was a bumper month for the aviation industry, Keflavík International Airport (KEF) and the international airlines serving Iceland.

Up to twelve flights a day from Iceland to London

29 Aug 2016 There has never been more competition on the Iceland-London route, with five airlines offering scheduled services to the British capital over the 2016-17 winter season.


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