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Executive Board

The Directors of the operations and support units form the Executive Board together with the Managing Director.

The Executive Board debates and discusses matters of policy formulation for the company’s operations as a whole. It examines issues cutting across fields and departments. The Executive Board also takes a leading role in safety and quality management in the company, is chiefly responsible for providing resources for the development and implementation of a safety and quality management system, has an overview of the running and effectiveness of the system and assesses achievement in respect of given objectives.

Five operating divisions are responsible for the core operations of the company: Air Navigation Services, Airport Operations Division, Keflavík Airport Operations, Keflavík Airport Technological and Property Division and Keflavík Airport Commercial Operations. There are three support divisions: Development and Administration, Human Resources and Performance and Finance. In addition, Standards and Quality form a separate support unit. The Directors of the operations and support units form the Executive Board together with the Managing Director.

Executive board of Isavia

Managing Director of Isavia

Björn Óli Hauksson, born 1961, he has a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Aalborg in Denmark. He has been Managing Director of Isavia since the beginning of the company's operations in 2010.



Development and administration is a support division for the CEO and Board of directors. Employees are responsible for marketing and information matters, business development, project management, strategic planning, legal issues, Keflavík airport's organizational issues, management of corporate governance and coordination of airports and aviation security. Managing Director is Elin Árnadóttir born in 1971, a business economist. Deputy managing director at Isavia from 2010, Managing Director of Development and Administrationt from 2013..

Ásgeir Pálsson

Air navigation services division

The Air navigation services division handles air navigation on domestic and international flights across Iceland and a large area across Greenland and the North Atlantic. Managing Director is Ásgeir Pálsson, born 1951, an air traffic controller. Ásgeir has been a Managing Director at Isavia from 2010.

Sigrún Jakobsdóttir

Airport Operations Division

The airport operations division handles the operation and maintenance of all airports in Iceland outside Keflavik Airport. The Managing Director is Sigrún Björk Jakobsdóttir, born 1966, has a hotel operation management degree. Sigrún has been a Managing Director from 2018.

Þröstur Söring

Operations division of Keflavik Airport

The Operations division of Keflavik Airport handles aviation security, airport services, passenger services, equipment services and tower services at Keflavik Airport, as well as passenger services and PRM services. Managing Director is Þröstur V. Söring, born 1968, a technologist. He has been Managing Director at Isavia from 2014, and  at the Keflavik Airport Operations Department from 2016.

Guðmundur Daði

Airport technology and property division of keflavik airport

The Airport technology and property division oversees major practical projects, environmental issues, maintenance and operation of real estate and luggage systems at Keflavik Airport. Managing Director is Guðmundur Daði Rúnarsson, born 1979, Business Engineer. Guðmundur has been a Managing Director from 2016.

Hlynur Sigurðsson

Commercial operations division at keflavik airport

The commercial operations divison handles the operation of retail and food and beverage area and handles all contracting with operators at Keflavik Airport, as well as operating parking space services and developing new routes. Managing Director is Hlynur Sigurðsson, born 1974, Business Engineer and a. Managing Director at Isavia from 2010, and in the Keflavik Airport business area from 2016.

Sigurður Ólafsson

Mannauður og árangur

Human resources and performance is a support division for human resources, recruitment, training and education, payroll and wage agreements, internal communications, policy implementation and performance measurement. The Managing Director is Sigurður Ólafsson, born 1962, Business Economist. Managing Director from 2013.

Finance division

Finance division is responsible for accounting, financial management, risk management, economy, financing and control of procurement. Directing Manager is Sveinbjörn Indriðason, born 1972, an economist. He has been Managing Director from 2013.

Helga Eyjólfsdóttir

Standards and quality

The Standards and Quality is a support department for the organization and coordination of safety and quality issues, as well as the management of environmental issues. The safety and quality manager is Helga Eyjólfsdóttir, born in 1964, a chemical engineer. She has been Standard and Quality Manager from 2010..


Dutyfree iceland

Duty Free Iceland operates five stores at the Leifur Eiríksson Air Terminal, four for departing passengers and one for arrivals. The shops are open in connection with scheduled flights. Duty Free Iceland emphasizes on diverse selection of domestic and international brands at favorable prices. The permanent employees are about 210 but during the summer 310. The Managing Director of Duty Free Iceland is Þorgerður Þráinsdóttir.

Tern Systems

Tern Systems develops and manufactures air navigation service software used in the operation of air traffic control centers, air control towers and air traffic controller training. Systems from Tern  are used in Iceland, Ireland, Spain and Indonesia, along with South Korea and Morocco. Employees are around 50 in the company's headquarters in Iceland. The Managing Director of Tern Systems is Magnús Þórðarson.


Domavia houses part of Isavia's real estate. Sveinbjörn Indriðason, Managing Director of Finance of Isavia, is responsible for the company.

Suluk ApS

Suluk is a Greenlandic private limited company owned by Isavia. The company handles air navigation services in Greenland. Sveinbjörn Indriðason, Managing Director of Finance of Isavia, is responsible for the company.