Expanded Baggage Hall Unveiled at Keflavík Airport
Passengers landing at Keflavík Airport at noon today were greeted with a newly expanded baggage hall. This renovation is the first segment of the new east wing of the terminal, geared towards enhancing passenger facilities and overall experience. "The new space boasts higher ceilings, broader walls, and larger, more efficient conveyor belts. These upgrades not only offer passengers a more pleasant space to retrieve their luggage but also aim to reduce wait times," comments Maren Lind Másdóttir, Director of Facilities and Infrastructure at Isavia.
Isavia´s First Bond Issue Has Been Completed - ISK 25 Billion for Refinancing and Development
Isavia has issued bonds to US investors in a senior unsecured private placement of 175 million euros. This is equivalent to over ISK 25 billion. This is the first bond issue in the history of Isavia. The capital will be used to refinance existing loans of the company, and with this bond issue Isavia is securing capital on long-term advantageous terms. The capital will also be used to support further development at Keflavík International Airport.
Level 3+ in the ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation achieved
Keflavík International Airport's policy on climate issues, and measures to reduce the airport's carbon footprint as a whole, have received the fourth level (Level 3+) of the Airports Council International’s (ACI) Airport Carbon Accreditation. The Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) assesses whether airports are measuring carbon emissions correctly and also evaluates the effectiveness of measures intended to reduce their carbon footprint. The goal is to reduce the environmental impact of airports by measuring, managing and reducing carbon emissions.
Flying around the volcanic eruption at Reykjanes
Isavia and the Icelandic Transport Authority would like to thank airspace users for the excellent cooperation regarding flight operations around the eruption at Reykjanes. Unfortunately reports have been received indicating that rules on minimum altitude and other recommendations are not always adhered to and therefore we iterate the following and remind users of the recommendations set out in AIP SUP Procedures due to possible eruption on Reykjanes.