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China-Iceland Service Offered in March

27 Nov At the end of March, the Chinese airline Juneyao Air plans to begin scheduled flights between Keflavík International Airport and Shanghai, China.

Founders of the airline Play, from left, Þórodd­ur Ari Þórodds­son, Bogi Guðmunds­son, Arn­ar Már Magnúson and Sveinn Ingi Steinþórs­son.

Play Looks for Investors

22 Nov Representatives of Play, the recently founded airline in Iceland, are attempting to bring together a group of investors from the Icelandic travel industry, in hopes that they will invest in the company.

Play's signature color is red.

New Icelandic Airline, Play, on the Way

5 Nov The Icelandic low cost airline taking shape, so far dubbed WAB, will be called Play.

Air Iceland Connect aircraft.

Change Ahead in Domestic Flight

29 Aug Measures must be taken to improve the business environment for domestic flight - one of the most important means of transport in Iceland.

Passengers arriving in Akureyri.

SuperBreak’s Bankruptcy Could Hit Akureyri Hard

10 Aug The bankruptcy of the British travel service SuperBreak could result in a ISK 500 million loss for the tourism industry in Akureyri.

Ballarin’s Contract Canceled

29 Jul “I can confirm that an agreement, which had been reached regarding the sale of these assets, has been canceled.”

Michele Ballarin.

Ballarin’s Assertions ‘not Trustworthy’

26 Jul Spokespersons for Washington’s Dulles International Airport are not aware that a resurrected WOW Air will be the first European airline to have a hub at the airport, as claimed by American business woman Michele Ballarin.

Michele Ballarin.

Ballarin’s Plans for Resurrecting WOW Air

24 Jul In an interview with Morgunblaðið journalist Þóroddur Bjarnason today, American businesswoman Michele Ballarin discusses her plans for resurrecting WOW Air.

Will Americans Resurrect WOW Air?

12 Jul American air operators have purchased the flight operation assets of the bankrupt estate of WOW Air.

New Icelandic Airline in the Making?

10 Jul A group of investors and two former WOW Air directors are currently working with an Irish investment fund to establish a new Icelandic low-cost airline on the basis of WOW, Fréttablaðið reports.

United Airlines' Boeing 757-200 aircraft at Keflavík International Airport.

Direct Flights to Newark and Minneapolis This Summer

21 May Two US airlines have announced they’ll be offering direct flights to Iceland this summer.

Hreiðar Her­manns­son, director of Stracta Hotel.

Plans to Establish Airline Canceled

6 May Hreiðar Hermannsson, director of Stracta Hotel in South Iceland, has canceled his plans to found a low-cost airline.

Hreiðar Her­manns­son, director of Stracta Hotel.

New Low-Cost Airline Planned

24 Apr An Icelandic hotel director has plans to establish a new low-cost airline.

WOW Pilots Seek Jobs Abroad

9 Apr Pilots and aircraft maintenance technicians, who worked for the bankrupt Icelandic airline WOW, are actively searching for jobs, mainly abroad.

Andri Már Ingólfsson, owner of Primera Air which went bankrupt on Monday.

Primera Air goes under, owner "immensely disappointed"

3 Oct 2018 Andri Már Ingólfsson, owner of Primera Air who went under on Monday and asked for suspension of payments says that this conclusion to events is immensely disappointing.

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