Articles Tagged ‘KEF’

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 28 September - Monday 4 October):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 28 September – Monday 4 October):

The last week has seen the launch of 35 new routes, of which eight were filling the void in the Mexican market after Mexicana’s demise. Plenty of cakes were baked to celebrate, but which airline opened a new base at a capital city airport? Which airline has changed its name just after launching two new […]

New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 8 June - Monday 14 June):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 8 June – Monday 14 June):

The United States dominated the world’s route launches this week, which is detailed in our top story, but a major political breakthrough for flights between Taiwan and mainland China resulted in three airlines launching the same route. The total of 65 new routes involved 60 airports in the US, followed by Germany, China, Spain, the […]


New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 1 June - Monday 7 June)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 1 June – Monday 7 June)

This week has seen the launch of over 100 new routes! The single airport to have experienced the most new routes is Keflavik Airport in Iceland, followed by Ireland’s Cork Airport.  The week’s routes are between 60 of the world’s countries, giving our coverage a truly global spread. We have all the details and lots […]

Iceland Express starts new routes to US, Canada and EU this week; serves 24 airports in summer, just seven in winter

Iceland Express starts new routes to US, Canada and EU this week; serves 24 airports in summer, just seven in winter

Iceland Express started transatlantic flights this week, but where in Europe does it fly to and how often? Which destinations have been added (and dropped) since last year and which routes operate year-round?

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 11 May - Monday 17 May):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 11 May – Monday 17 May):

54 new routes were launched in the last week, with the most airports involved located in the United States, followed by Italy. 25 European countries are represented as well as the US, Canada, Malaysia, India, Pakistan, UAE, Afghanistan, Greenland, Kuwait, Oman and Singapore.


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?

Icelandic air traffic reflects local economic problems; Skavsta and Billund regional star performers

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsThe major problems in the Icelandic banking market have taken their toll on the Icelandic air travel market and also been behind the collapse of Copenhagen-based Sterling. What impact has all this had on the region’s biggest airports?

Iceland Express: Warsaw and Gatwick are only new routes in 2008

Iceland Express: Warsaw and Gatwick are only new routes in 2008This tiny LCC has been operating for five years now and will operate four aircraft this summer. Where did it serve last year that no other LCC had previously tried? Which new routes is it starting this year? And how important are the UK and Danish markets to this member of the NTH group?


Iceland: a great place to film car commercials

Country Focus: Iceland.It may be a great place to shoot car commercials and music videos but what else does Iceland offer? We look at traffic development in both the domestic and international market and reveal how Iceland is like Canada and Australia. Which are the major country markets and what competition does Iceland Express pose to Icelandair.