Play Suggests Cutting Employment Ratio

24 Aug Pilots and flight crew members of the Icelandic airline Play, which began operation in June, have been offered to take up to a 50 percent reduction in employment ratio in exchange for being offered permanent employment this winter.


Sightseeing Flight Over Reykjavík With Play: Video

11 Jul The new Icelandic airline Play invited reporters on a sightseeing flight over the capital area yesterday.

From Keflavík International Airport.

Largest Number of Passengers in 15 Months

5 Jul A total of 10,580 passengers went through Keflavík International Airport on Saturday – the largest number in more than 15 months.

Play Tickets Sell Well; Icelandair to Fly to 34 Destinations

1 Jul Birgir Jónsson, CEO of the new Icelandic airline Play, which first took off June 24, states that the airline has already sold tens of thousands of tickets.

Numerous Airlines to Offer Service to Iceland Soon

27 May SAS, Scandinavian Airlines, plans to offer direct flights between Copenhagen and Keflavík International Airport, starting June 14.

Jet2 Responds to High Demand for Flights to Iceland

6 May The British low-cost leisure airline Jet2 has decided to move its scheduled flights between Manchester, England, and Iceland up by a month.

Airline Play Soon to Receive First Aircraft

5 May The new low-cost Icelandic airline Play, will receive its first out of three Airbus A321 NEO aircraft near the end of May.

Akureyri Airport.

Direct Flight to Akureyri in February?

25 Oct The marketing bureau of North Iceland, Visit North Iceland, is going to ask authorities to take special disease prevention measures to make it possible for direct flight service to Akureyri to begin in February.

Play Launches Its Website

22 Jun 2020 The new Icelandic airline Play launched its website Friday.

Germany to Lift Travel Warning for Iceland

26 May 2020 Iceland will be among 31 European states for which the German government plans to lift a travel warning as of June 15, provided the COVID-19 situation allows.

Úlfar Steindórsson and Bogi Nils Bogason.

Icelandair Gets Green Light to Increase Share Capital

25 May 2020 At a meeting Friday, Icelandair Group hf.’s shareholders voted to grant the board authorization to increase the company’s share capital by up to ISK 30 billion.

Icelandair’s Fate Won’t Be Decided Today

22 May 2020 An Icelandair shareholder meeting is scheduled today.

New Airlines Would not ‘Replace’ Icelandair

15 May 2020 It would be a positive development if new airlines stepped in and started offering transport for passengers, opines Jóhannes Þór Skúlason.

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused airlines across the world huge problems.

Great Interest in Visiting Iceland

15 May 2020 There is great interest among travelers in visiting Iceland.

Icelandair Wants to Increase Utilization of Crews

12 May 2020 During ongoing wage negotiations with pilots and flight attendants, Icelandair’s focus is on increasing the utilization of its flight crews by 30 to 40 percent.


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