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An Icelandair 737 MAX 9 at Paine Field (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Icelandair’s Fate Uncertain as Its Home Country Opens Up

The government of Iceland has announced that it expects to start easing restrictions on international arrivals no later than June 15 with the condition that arriving passengers go into a two-week quarantine upon entry, undergo a coronavirus test or have a clean bill of health from their country of origin before they can go about their normal day-to-day activities. Having the largest share of flights to and from Iceland, tourism in the country and export or both goods and services…

Icelandair Announces Major Changes to Summer 2019 Schedule

Coming off a disappointing summer season where the airline missed their revenue target and saw their CEO Björgólfur Jóhannsson step down as a result, Icelandair has announced a shift in its traditional overall route structure, as well as changes to individual markets in both continents, that will appear on its…

WOW to Launch New Service to Orlando

As the busy summer season for transatlantic airlines comes to a close, Icelandic low-cost carrier WOW air announced on Wednesday its newest U.S. destination, Orlando, Fla. The Central Floridian city will be served from the airline's main hub at Keflavik International Airport, 40 minutes from Iceland's capital of Reykjavik, on…

Connecting the World in Reykjavik: My Journey Onboard Icelandair

Located in the North Atlantic Ocean, just south of the Arctic Circle, the Nordic island country of Iceland sits at the top of the world. While on its surface it appears to have no exports or natural resources of value, it does have one resource that it has done exceptionally…