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Germany to Lift Travel Warning for Iceland

26 May 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 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 An Icelandair shareholder meeting is scheduled today.

New Airlines Would not ‘Replace’ Icelandair

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

Icelandair Wants to Increase Utilization of Crews

12 May 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.

Major Pay Cuts Needed to Keep Icelandair in Business

11 May A consultant for one of Icelandair’s main shareholders states that in order to save the airline from bankruptcy, flight attendants and pilots must accept a 50-65 percent pay cut.

Ready for takeoff in August?

Will Tourism Resume in August?

5 May Markets in Central Europe and in the Nordic countries may open to tourism in the coming months.

Play Offers Investors 70 Percent Stake

4 Dec Founders and directors of the new Icelandic airline Play are ready to reduce their proposed stake in the company from 50 to 30 percent.

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 2019 “I can confirm that an agreement, which had been reached regarding the sale of these assets, has been canceled.”

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