EasyJet´s inaugural flight from Keflavik to Milan
The first scheduled flight of the British airline easyJet from Keflavík to Milan took off from Keflavik International Airport in Iceland on Saturday. Three flights per week are scheduled between Milan and Keflavík during the summer. This is in addition to easyJet flight from Keflavik to London Manchester and Edinburgh.
Construction on a new taxiway at Keflavik Airport might cause increased noise levels
Construction is currently underway on a new 1,200 meter taxiway at Keflavik Airport. The The taxiway will connect the terminal apron to the runway and improve the traffic flow and safety of the runway system at Keflavik International Airport.
5.7 Million Passengers Via Keflavik International Airport this year - A 79% Recovery from 2019
Isavia’s predictions for the number of passengers expected to pass through Keflavík Airport for the rest of 2022 have been published. This is the first forecast for Keflavik Airport since before the pandemic. Isavia’s 2022 passenger forecast projects that the total number of passengers passing through the airport will be 5.7 million, which is 79% of the number of passengers in 2019.
Traffic at Keflavik Airport approaching pre pandemic numbers
Air traffic through Keflavík International Airport is now growing rapidly after a sharp contraction that began due to COVID-19 in the first half of 2020. The scope of operations at Keflavík International Airport has been growing day by day in recent weeks. In April, the number of passengers passing through Keflavík International Airport was 82% of what it was in the same month in 2019.
Large Number of Guests at Meeting on Opportunities at Keflavik International Airport
There was great attendance at Isavia´s open meeting to introduce the opportunity to operate two restaurants in the Keflavik Airport terminal. The meeting was held in Harpa in downtown Reykjavík on Wednesday March 30th. “The future is bright at Keflavik Airport and the opportunities on offer in the coming months and years are varied and exciting,” says Guðmundur Daði Rúnarsson, Isavia´s Chief Commercial and Airport Development Officer.
Clear strategies work wonders
Isavia has developed an ambitious sustainability policy divided into four areas of focus: the environment (with climate a dominant issue), utilizing resources, social aspects (with the emphasis on quality of life) and economic aspects (looking at value creation).“Isavia previously had separate policies dealing with corporate social responsibility and the environment. We have now brought these two policies together into a single sustainability policy and updated our five-year action plan in this field," says Hrönn Ingólfsdóttir, Director of Corporate Strategy & Sustainability at Isavia.
Bad weather could affect flights to and from Keflavik Airport on March 17th
Flights to and from Keflavik Airport could be affected by bad weather conditions on Thursday March 17th 2022. Weather forecasts predict heavy winds and snow. Passengers are advised to check for flight times. Flights to and from regional airports in Iceland might also be affected by the weather. Passengers are also advised to monitor the website of the The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration – IRCA for information on the state or roads to and from airports.
Isavia annual accounts for 2021 - next year a record year for construction at Keflavik Airport
The EBIT of Isavia as a whole for 2021 was in deficit by ISK 4.7 billion, compared to a deficit of ISK 10.1 billion in 2020. The impact of the COVID epidemic is still keenly felt on the operations of the company despite a significant turnaround in the first half of the year when revenue increased by ISK 6.1 billion, or 41% from the previous year. Compared to 2019, the contraction in revenue in 2021 was 46% for the Isavia as a whole and 72% for the parent company that exclusively runs Keflavík Airport. The number of passengers increased by 58% between years; they numbered 2.2 million in 2021, compared to 1.4 million the year before.
Bad weather will affect flights to and from Keflavik Airport on Monday March 14th
Flights to and from Keflavik Airport will be affected by bad weather conditions from morning to afternoon on Monday March 14th 2022. Weather forecasts predict heavy winds and rain. Flights to and from regional airports in Iceland will also be affected by the bad weather.