Articles Tagged ‘Icelandair’

Icelandair’s traffic grows by 12% in 2013; three 757-200s join for S14

Icelandair’s traffic grows by 12% in 2013; three 757-200s join for S14

Following the launch of services to Vancouver last week, Icelandair’s network now includes a total of 25 destinations in Europe along with 13 gateways in North America. As the carrier’s passenger numbers reached 2.3 million last year, anna.aero investigates the airline’s rapid expansion and its top 16 routes for S14.

Reykjavik/Keflavik forecasted to pass three million passengers in 2014; new airport charging scheme from November

Reykjavik/Keflavik forecasted to pass three million passengers in 2014; new airport charging scheme from November

Iceland’s busiest airport, Reykjavik/Keflavik, has managed to achieve impressive growth in recent years, following the local banking collapse and the volcanic eruption of Eyjafjallajökull. anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how its seasonality profile has changed and how dominant the flag carrier is this summer.

Cambridge Airport shows off its Arch of Triumph certificate and chases back-to-back wins

Cambridge Airport shows off its Arch of Triumph certificate and chases back-to-back wins

Cambridge Airport won last week’s ‘Arch of Triumph’ for its new service to Amsterdam, and it, along with five other airports from around the world, battle it out for this week’s award too. Find out inside if the UK regional airport can become only the second airport ever (following Tampa’s example) to celebrate back-to-back wins.


Icelandair makes Edmonton its fourth Canadian destination

Icelandair makes Edmonton its fourth Canadian destination

Icelandair links Reykjavik/Keflavik and Edmonton four times weekly with 757s from 5 March.

WOW air growing rapidly from Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport; ASKs up 61% in 2014 but Stockholm Arlanda is only new destination

WOW air growing rapidly from Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport; ASKs up 61% in 2014 but Stockholm Arlanda is only new destination

Following the acquisition of Iceland Express’ operations in 2012, WOW air has visibly exploded, rapidly growing its European network from Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport. As the airline’s ASKs are expected to reach 1.6 billion in 2014, anna.aero investigates the LCC’s expansion and its S14 schedule.

Icelandair starts its second New York service

Icelandair starts its second New York service

Icelandair commences operations on the route from Reykjavik to New York Newark.


Icelandair adds St Petersburg and Zurich to its network

Icelandair adds St Petersburg and Zurich to its network

Icelandair launches services from its Reykjavik Keflavik Airport hub to St Petersburg Airport and Zurich Kloten Airport.

Last week’s winners showcase their certificates; Dublin and Barcelona celebrate service anniversaries; TAV Airports welcome new sevices; CityJet grows in London City

Last week’s winners showcase their certificates; Dublin and Barcelona celebrate service anniversaries; TAV Airports welcome new sevices; CityJet grows in London City

In this weeks batch of Network Planning Community News, anna.aero presents the latest news from airports in Barcelona, Dublin, London City, Moscow Sheremetyevo, Reykjavik, Teheran, Warsaw and more.

Icelandair makes Anchorage its eighth US destination

Icelandair makes Anchorage its eighth US destination

Icelandair launches seasonal flights from Reykjavik Keflavík Airport to Anchorage Airport in Alaska.


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 […]

Trondheim attracts five new airlines in last two years; international traffic up 19% in 2012

Trondheim attracts five new airlines in last two years; international traffic up 19% in 2012

Norway’s fourth-busiest airport, serving Trondheim on Norway’s west coast, grew by 11% last year, but which traffic segment is growing the most? Which are the five new airlines that have launched flights to the airport in the last two years, now making up half of the airport’s airline customers? And just how dominant is the […]

30-seconds with: Birkir Holm Gudnason, CEO, Icelandair

30-seconds with: Birkir Holm Gudnason, CEO, Icelandair

Read what Icelandair’s CEO has to say about the new Denver route, what it has in common with just two other of the airline’s routes, and how much the airline is growing this summer. We also asked about the future for the airline’s all 757 fleet.