Articles Tagged ‘Icelandair’

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.


anna.aero attends both launch ceremonies for Icelandair’s new service to Denver

anna.aero attends both launch ceremonies for Icelandair’s new service to Denver

It’s taken almost five years but anna.aero’s Editor finally tasted a route launch cake in Denver last week. And very nice it was too! Read a ‘live’ report (and see the pictures) of the route launch celebrations at both ends of Icelandair’s new service between Reykjavik/Keflavik and Denver in Colorado.

Icelandair launches services from Reykjavik to Denver

Icelandair launches services from Reykjavik to Denver

Icelandair starts flying from Reykjavik to Denver in the US state of Colorado.

Icelandair adds Denver (in May 2012) to expanding US network; US - Iceland market grew by 13% last year

Icelandair adds Denver (in May 2012) to expanding US network; US – Iceland market grew by 13% last year

Icelandair joins which two other European carriers in offering transatlantic flights to Denver? Which North American destinations does it already serve? How has traffic between the US and Iceland developed in the last decade? What proportion of Keflavik airport’s traffic does it represent?


Icelandair launches new route to Gothenburg Landvetter

Icelandair launches new route to Gothenburg Landvetter

Icelandair connects Reykjavik Keflavik Airport with Sweden’s Göteborg Landvetter Airport, providing connections to US routes.

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]

New airline routes launched (17 – 23 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (17 – 23 May 2011)

Although ‘only’ 30 routes launched in the last week, we have a comprehensive selection of great photos from celebrations all across the world – including lots of cakes! But which two landmark jetBlue routes are among them? And don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet to keep track of all the routes!


New airline routes launched (12 - 18 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (12 – 18 April 2011)

The world’s airlines are again busy, having launched 93 routes in the last week. Ryanair contributes with 46 of them, but the rest were launched in all corners of the world. Which low-cost airline launched a new base? Which airline added a new South American country market to its network and which airline became the […]

Icelandair to start four new routes to Billund, Gothenburg, Hamburg and Washington this summer

Icelandair to start four new routes to Billund, Gothenburg, Hamburg and Washington this summer

Last year’s volcanic eruption may have disrupted flights but it generated lots of free publicity for Iceland’s unique landscape. Icelandair is growing this summer and adding four new routes. What role does transatlantic traffic play, and what’s happening with its fleet?

Prague-based LCC SmartWings adds Antalya, Nantes, Nice and Pescara for S11; Icelandair now minority shareholder

Prague-based LCC SmartWings adds Antalya, Nantes, Nice and Pescara for S11; Icelandair now minority shareholder

It has been around since 2004 but smartWings still only operates two aircraft in its own colours. Whose aircraft does it use the rest of the time? Which are its biggest country markets this summer and which destinations does it no longer serve?