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Articles Tagged ‘Air Iceland’

Belfast airports welcomed a record 7.81 million passengers in 2016; international traffic doubles since the turn of the Millennium

Belfast airports welcomed a record 7.81 million passengers in 2016; international traffic doubles since the turn of the Millennium

Belfast in Northern Ireland is served by two airports – City and International. Last year the two combined welcomed a record number of passengers, with it being the first year since 2002 to see traffic grow at a double-digit rate. We take a closer look at the city’s traffic growth and how it is split between […]

Traffic between the UK and Iceland passes one million milestone; Edinburgh and Birmingham fastest-growing routes; Belfast City next

Traffic between the UK and Iceland passes one million milestone; Edinburgh and Birmingham fastest-growing routes; Belfast City next

Last year just under 1.27 million passengers travelled between the UK and Iceland, with the leading connection being between London Gatwick and Reykjavik/Keflavik, with the route occupying 31% of all traffic between the two nations. We take a closer look at the developments in this impressive country pairing, and see what trends are being seen […]

Air Iceland brings domestic flights to Reykjavik/Keflavik

Air Iceland brings domestic flights to Reykjavik/Keflavik

Air Iceland begins flights between Akureyri and Reykjavik/Keflavik – the latter airport’s only domestic connection. 


Icelandair introduces 767s to its fleet; launches Montreal as latest North American destination; Boston #1 route for ASKs

Icelandair introduces 767s to its fleet; launches Montreal as latest North American destination; Boston #1 route for ASKs

Icelandair has reported double-digit growth for each of the last six years. It now serves 40 destinations non-stop, with Montreal its newest route. We reveal the airline’s top routes by ASKs and which routes have been added since 2014.

Icelandic tourism benefiting from 2010's volcanic eruption; Icelandair, Iceland Express and WOW air all expanding

Icelandic tourism benefiting from 2010’s volcanic eruption; Icelandair, Iceland Express and WOW air all expanding

Traffic at Iceland’s main airport at Keflavik grew 18% last year and last week saw the launch of a new local LCC. But which foreign carriers are also present in Iceland and which LCCs recently started serving the country for the first time? And what’s at the country’s other main airports which our Editor recently […]

Icelandic air travel dominated by local airlines; Iceland Express now serves more destinations than Icelandair

Icelandic air travel dominated by local airlines; Iceland Express now serves more destinations than Icelandair

First cash problems, then ash problems. But what about Iceland’s air travel market? How has it been affected in recent years and which (few) legacy carriers serve the country? Which are the leading country markets?