Keflavík International Airport.

Morning Flights Postponed at KEF Airport

News Tagged with “Aviation”

Soaring Aviation Fuel Prices Affect Icelandair and Play

8 Mar 2022 Share prices of airlines worldwide continued to drop yesterday after aviation fuel prices rose to new heights.

The first flight is scheduled June 2.

Niceair — New Airline, Based in Akureyri

17 Feb 2022 Niceair, a new airline, based in Akureyri, North Iceland, has been started and will fly its first scheduled flight June 2.

Rescue workers on Þingvallavatn lake.

All Four Bodies Recovered from Lake

11 Feb 2022 The bodies of all four victims of last week’s plane crash into Þingvallavatn lake, Southwest Iceland, were recovered yesterday.

Divers getting ready for the operation.

Diving Likely Postponed Till Tomorrow

10 Feb 2022 Efforts to retrieve the bodies of the victims of last week’s plane crash in Þingvallavatn lake, Southwest Iceland, will likely have to be postponed, since the ice on the lake has become too thick for diving to be possible.

Search and rescue team at work on Þingvallavatn lake.

Equipment to Be Installed Today on Þingvallavatn Lake

9 Feb 2022 Due to poor driving conditions, the transport of equipment needed to retrieve the bodies of victims of Thursday’s plane crash in Þingvallavatn lake, Southwest Iceland, had to be postponed until today.

A view over Þingvallavatn lake.

Security Camera Footage Shows Ill-Fated Plane

8 Feb 2022 The South Iceland police have obtained footage from security cameras, located on cabins near Þingvallavatn lake, where a small airplane crashed on Thursday, killing all four on board.

Flying low over Reykjavík Airport.

Icelandair Aircraft Get New Look

31 Jan 2022 Icelandair is in the process of changing the look of its aircraft.

From Keflavík International Airport.

Numerous Flights Canceled to and From KEF Airport

25 Jan 2022 Numerous flights to and from Keflavík International Airport have been canceled or postponed today, due to severe weather.

After modification, the wide-body airliners will be able to transport up to 100 tons.

Bluebird Nordic Leases Boeing 777-300ER Airliners

5 Jan 2022 The Icelandic air freight company Bluebird Nordic has signed three lease agreements for Boeing 777-300ER wide-body airliners.

Icelandair Flights Canceled Due to Inclement Weather

5 Jan 2022 Icelandair has decided to cancel flights scheduled for tonight and tomorrow morning, due to inclement weather.

Birgir Jónsson, CEO of Play.

Play to Add Three New Scandinavian Destinations

12 Oct 2021 The Icelandic airline Play will offer service to three new destinations in Scandinavia next summer.

Icelandair CEO Bogi Nils Bogason.

Icelandair CEO Welcomes US Plans to Lift Travel Ban

21 Sep 2021 Bogi Nils Bogason, CEO of Icelandair, welcomes the statement issued by US authorities yesterday, announcing plans to lift a travel ban on all fully COVID-19 vaccinated travelers to the US from around the world in November.

From Keflavík International Airport.

Nearly 900,000 Passengers Passed Through KEF Airport

8 Sep 2021 Nearly 900,000 passengers passed through Keflavík International Airport between June 1 and August 31 this year, compared with nearly 2.5 million during the same time in 2019.

Play Suggests Cutting Employment Ratio

24 Aug 2021 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.

Zara Rutherford.

Young Pilot Ready to Attempt World Record

18 Aug 2021 Nineteen-year-old pilot Zara Rutherford will be landing at Reykjavík Airport tomorrow.




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