Tag: Icelandair

Any WOW Air reservation may not materialize: Airline has major problems

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019 21:59

"Bummer that WOW Air is potentially going under - had a very flawless experience with them. But does this mean fewer tourists in Iceland?", a disappointed passenger posted to twitter. ... Read More

Oman Air climbs to first place in one of Heathrow’s greenest years yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:40

Oman Air has landed first place in the latest Heathrow “Fly Quiet and Green” league table, due to its use of ‘Continuous Decent Approach’ which helps to reduce fuel burn ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:25

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are banning it from their airspace is growing. The United Kingdom ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 10:50

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are in progress in Ethiopia after today's Ethiopian Airlines crash. Here ... Read More

Boeing, Icelandair finalize order for 16 737 MAX airplanes

editor editor- February 14, 2013 08:43

REYKJAVIK, Iceland - Boeing and Icelandair announced a firm order today for 16 737 MAX airplanes, valued at more than $1.6 billion at list prices. Read More

Boeing, Icelandair announce commitment for 12 737 MAXs

editor editor- December 7, 2012 07:24

REYKJAVIK, Iceland - Boeing and Icelandair announced a commitment today for 12 737 MAXs, valued at more than $1.2 billion at list prices. Read More

Icelandair heading to Seattle

editor editor- October 4, 2012 08:06

QUINCY, Mass. - Icelandair is heading to Seattle and the surrounding areas with trips to Iceland, cool Icelandair merchandise and other prizes for lucky Seattleites. Read More

Icelandair announces nonstop service from Anchorage to Zurich and St. Petersburg

editor editor- August 25, 2012 03:10

QUINCY, Mass. - Today, Icelandair announces its newest gateway from North America: Anchorage, Alaska along with two new destinations in Europe, St. Petersburg Russia and Zurich, Switzerland. Read More

US passenger arrested for stealing from Icelandair flight attendant

editor editor- November 15, 2011 08:06

An airline passenger was arrested as he left a flight after being accused of stealing $300 from the purse of a flight attendant. Read More

Icelandair to launch service from Denver International Airport

editor editor- September 15, 2011 04:12

DENVER, Col. — Today Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Denver International Airport (DIA) announced that Icelandair will begin year-round, nonstop service from Denver to Reykjavik in May 2012. Read More

Icelandair flights back to normal

editor editor- May 28, 2011 04:13

As the clean-up operation at the now-world-famous Grimsvotn volcano in Iceland continues with the eruption slowly coming to an end, Keflavik International Airport, Icelandair’s main hub, has reopene Read More

Icelandair cancels flights due to volcanic eruption

editor editor- May 23, 2011 08:04

ICELAND (eTN) - An eruption started in Grímsvötn lakes in Vatnajokull glacier yesterday evening in Iceland. Read More

Icelandair suspends service from Canada

editor editor- February 16, 2011 05:01

Icelandair has revised its Toronto schedule for 2011, offering four flights a week beginning April 13 and suspending all service from Canada for November and December. Read More

Icelandair to launch service from Washington, D.C.

editor editor- October 8, 2010 03:00

QUINCY, Mass. - Icelandair will begin seasonal service from Washington Dulles International Airport with four flights a week starting May 17, 2011 through September 13, 2011. Read More

Codeshare partnership signed between Icelandair and Alaska Airlines

editor editor- July 28, 2010 06:34

"Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are delighted to welcome Icelandair as our newest Mileage Plan and codeshare partner," said Rick Rasmussen, Alaska Airlines' director of customer loyalty and marketing Read More

Icelandair mechanics’ strike halted

editor editor- March 23, 2010 05:24

Iceland's parliament passed a law Monday afternoon to terminate Icelandair's mechanics' strike that lasted 16 hours. Several Icelandair flights from Iceland to Europe were delayed 12 hours. Read More

Record number of buyers at Icelandair‘s 18th Mid-Atlantic

editor editor- February 12, 2010 07:42

“Water-based tourism was prominent at this year’s event and included, for example, whale watching, sea angling, and sailing,” said Steinn Lárusson, the organizer of Icelandair’s 18th Mid-Atla Read More

Record number of foreign tourists in Iceland 2009

editor editor- January 28, 2010 03:21

Iceland, in spite of challenging worldwide economic times, experienced yet another record year in arrivals in 2009. Read More

Seattle becomes a destination for Icelandair

editor editor- July 24, 2009 01:03

Beginning July 23, 2009, Icelandair will begin offering transatlantic flights from Seattle's Sea-Tac International Airport. Read More

More Americans visit Iceland

editor editor- April 13, 2009 09:33

Americans and Canadians seem to be taking advantage of the favorable exchange rate since the collapse of three of Iceland’s largest commercial banks, last fall. Read More

Seattle will soon be a destination for Icelandair

editor editor- March 26, 2009 09:03

Icelandair has said it will begin new scheduled service between Seattle, Washington, and Reykjavik, Iceland, beginning July 22, 2009, offering four flights a week departing Seattle-Tacoma Internationa Read More

Iceland’s economic woes is good news for US travelers

editor editor- October 15, 2008 13:05

The devaluation of the Icelandic krona (ISK) is good news for US travelers, if they have Iceland on their list of places to visit and if they can travel next ... Read More

Appointment of Iceland’s new tourism director slap in the face, critics say

editor editor- January 10, 2008 09:13

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (eTN) – The appointment of a new tourism director for Iceland is drawing more criticism than praise. “The new director of tourism in Iceland has neither professional education ... Read More