Articles Tagged ‘KEF’

Kansas City and London Gatwick toast anna.aero award wins

Kansas City and London Gatwick toast anna.aero award wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Verona Airport welcomes its newest airline partner Cyprus Airways, while Cardiff Airport and Flybe celebrate the airline’s three-year anniversary of its base opening, and there is news from Montpellier, Austin, Rochester, St. Petersburg and Birmingham airports.

Icelandair takes flight for Texas and California

Icelandair takes flight for Texas and California

Icelandair launches flights from Reykjavik/Keflavik to Dallas/Fort Worth and San Francisco. 

2016 Arch of Triumph champions go to the top of the 2018 leaderboard

2016 Arch of Triumph champions go to the top of the 2018 leaderboard

13 airports do battle for Week 21 Arch of Triumph glory, with entries from Europe, plus North and South America. With an average score of 30.2 out of 40, it has certainly been a week of high-standard FTWAs. However, a past champion has clinched pole position for its sublime efforts in welcoming yet another transatlantic service. […]


Icelandair connects with Kansas City and Baltimore/Washington

Icelandair connects with Kansas City and Baltimore/Washington

Icelandair makes Kansas City and Baltimore/Washington its 15th and 16th US destinations. 

The Icelandic air bridge between US and Europe; Copenhagen top airport from North America, but London leading city

The Icelandic air bridge between US and Europe; Copenhagen top airport from North America, but London leading city

The number of US citizens passing through Reykjavik/Keflavik over the past five years has increased by 381%, with Canadian travellers also showing a similar trend. Jonathan Ford looks at the development of passengers from North America, and informs on the top connections to Europe.

WOW air is first over the line between Iceland and Texas

WOW air is first over the line between Iceland and Texas

WOW air adds Reykjavik/Keflavik to Dallas/Fort Worth route – American Airlines and Icelandair to follow. 


United Airlines initiates Iceland operation

United Airlines initiates Iceland operation

United Airlines adds New York Newark to Reykjavik/Keflavik service – also starts third route to Edinburgh. 

Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

The summer keeps moving on and so does the number of water arches that we receive, with another 17 sent in this week. Another seven days like that and we will pass the 200-mark of FTWAs three weeks sooner than last year.

Wizz Air to expand by 18% at its biggest base this year; Budapest link #1; Slovakia growing fast

Wizz Air to expand by 18% at its biggest base this year; Budapest link #1; Slovakia growing fast

London Luton is Wizz Air’s biggest operation, passing some time ago its home base in Budapest. Marc Watkins reviews the carrier’s capacity expansion over the last 10 years, its biggest routes and country markets from the UK capital city airport.


Icelandair MAX-imises the potential of Cleveland

Icelandair MAX-imises the potential of Cleveland

Icelandair introduces flights to Cleveland – the first route to be launched using its 737 MAX 8s. 

WOW air continues US expansion with St. Louis service

WOW air continues US expansion with St. Louis service

WOW air inaugurates St. Louis operations – marks the return of transatlantic flights at the US airport. 

WOW air confirms India flights; targeting North American passengers with Toronto and San Francisco to be popular

WOW air confirms India flights; targeting North American passengers with Toronto and San Francisco to be popular

On 15 May WOW air confirmed that from December it will begin non-stop flights between Iceland and India. Initially flown three times weekly, the service to Delhi will grow to five times weekly in 2019. Jonathan Ford analyses the new service and highlights what will be the top connection points via Reykjavik/Keflavik.