Articles Tagged ‘Keflavik’

Wizz Air to add 23 new routes across two new bases, including its first in Russia

Wizz Air to add 23 new routes across two new bases, including its first in Russia

As Wizz Air announces 23 new routes, we look at what and where. Five of these routes involve St Petersburg, thanks to that city’s new e-visas and seventh freedoms.

Icelandair's top-20 connecting markets; Paris CDG - Washington IAD #1

Icelandair’s top-20 connecting markets; Paris CDG – Washington IAD #1

About 53% of Icelandair’s passengers connect via Keflavik, with Paris CDG, Amsterdam, Stockholm, and Copenhagen featuring heavily in top-20 airport-pairs.

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 […]


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.

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?