Articles Tagged ‘Reykjavik’
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 […]
easyJet announces Iceland as newest country market; flights from Luton to Reykjavik to begin next summer
Iceland will become easyJet’s 30th country market next summer, but what has been the history of traffic demand between London and Iceland during the last 15 years? Which LCCs have operated in this market and when did British Airways last serve Iceland?
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?
After introducing US flights last summer, Iceland Express has added two more US routes this week. But which European destinations has it dropped since last summer and how seasonal are its operations? Which are the only routes to operate daily in winter?
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?
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?
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?
This 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?
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.