Michael R. Pompeo, US secretary of state at Harpa today.

"Iceland won't be neglected anymore" says Mike Pompeo

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Mike Pompeo will be in Iceland next Friday.

Mike Pompeo on his way to Iceland

8 Feb US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo will be coming to Iceland next week to meet with Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir and Foreign Minister Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson. They will be discussing economic relations between Iceland and the US and matters regarding the Arctic.

American Airlines will add direct service to Iceland in summer of 2018.

American Airlines to offer direct service to Iceland

15 Nov 2017 American Airlines will add direct service to Iceland in the summer of 2018.

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.

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir.

Icelandic crime novel among best in 2016

13 Dec 2016 Silence of the Sea by Icelandic crime novelist Yrsa Sigurðardóttir has been name one of the five best mystery books of 2016 by the Bost­on Globe – the only foreign-language book to make the grade.

Iceland tourist numbers for November sky-rocket

6 Dec 2016 Just over 132,000 foreign tourists were counted departing from Iceland’s main international airport last month – up a staggering 61.4% on November 2015.

Is Iceland now the most expensive country in the world?

5 Dec 2016 A strengthening national currency and rising prices mean that Iceland has by now probably toppled Switzerland from the top spot of richest countries in the world, figures suggest.

Iceland’s WOW air flies first service to New York

24 Nov 2016 Icelandic low-cost airline WOW air flew its maiden service from Iceland to New York yesterday.

Icelandic Christmas Bazaar in Virginia

16 Nov 2016 Last Saturday saw a hugely successful Icelandic event in the United States – the Icelandic Association of Washington DC’s annual Christmas Bazaar.

Delta launches year-round New York-Iceland route

16 Nov 2016 Delta Air Lines is now operating its first ever winter schedule between Iceland’s Keflavik International Airport and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Donald Trump.

Concerns Trump election might hit Icelandic exports

16 Nov 2016 The advent of Donald Trump as new President of the United States could affect future American trade in Iceland exports, according to Iceland economists.

Trump election sparks solidarity gathering in Iceland today

14 Nov 2016 Various Icelandic social organisations have organised a gathering outside the US embassy in Reykjavik this afternoon in solidarity with marginalised groups in America.

US online searches for ‘moving to Iceland’ spike on election night

10 Nov 2016 Icelandic online marketing agency The Engine has posted a rather telling graph related to online searches on election night in the US on Tuesday.

US customs and passport control at Iceland’s KEF Airport?

7 Nov 2016 The US government has identified Iceland’s main international airport as one of several candidate airports to bring in US customs and passport controls.

WOW air opens new Iceland-Pittsburgh route

7 Nov 2016 Ticket sales open today for a new WOW air route connecting Iceland with the US city of Pittsburgh.

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.

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