Iceland

Poland deploys fighters in Iceland for the first time

In September 2021, the Polish Air Force will participate in NATO's Air Policing mission tasked with protecting the airspace of Iceland....


Icelandic startup Play unveils aircraft livery ahead of summer launch

Icelandic startup and low-cost carrier Play unveils its aircraft livery and crew uniforms ahead of its summer operations launch.  ...


Icelandair to restart Boeing 737 MAX ops by spring 2021

Icelandair announced it would restart Boeing 737 MAX aircraft operations by the spring of 2021....


Icelandair parent company to focus on aviation, sells tour agency

Icelandair Group decided to sell its subsidiary Iceland Travel and focus more on flight operations as a core business.  ...


MOM air: from airline to performance art

MOM air, the mysterious Icelandic airline that attracted media attention with its unusual marketing, turns out to be an art project. ...


Iceland’s MOM Air – early April Fool’s joke or marketing trick?

The new airline already announced tickets going on sale on November 9, 2020. Is the launch of MOM Air a practical joke or a marketing move?...


Icelandair and AvAir sets partnership on full asset management

Icelandair Group, the owner and holding company of the airline Icelandair, agreed on a full asset management contract with AvAir, the inventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket....


Icelandair revenues fall by 85% in Q2

The preliminary financial results of the second quarter of 2020 indicate that Icelandair group’s revenues dropped by 85% in the second quarter of 2020 compared to Q2 of 2019, highlighting the dire state of the industry....


WOW air postpones return to the skies and converts to cargo

After it ceased operations in March 2019, Iceland’s WOW air had planned to resume flight operations sometime in October 2019. With the month nearing its end, the revived carrier gave an update on its goals: trading passengers for fish....


US, EU authorities remove wet leasing time limits

The United States, European Union, Iceland, and Norway sign an agreement, removing time constraints on aircraft wet leasing. ...