Educational video on how to identify human trafficking
An educational video about human trafficking, produced by Saga Film for Isavia, has been posted in Isavia’s education management system as well as on the company’s YouTube channel. The video is a part of a training for all employees who are in direct contact with passengers in Leif Eiriksson Air Terminal, putting them in a better position to identify human trafficking.
Severe weather affecting international and domestic flights
Severe weather is affecting flights to and from Keflavik Airport and domestic airports in Iceland on Tuesday, January 7th until noon on Wednesday, January 8th 2020. Passengers are advised to follow the flight schedules, arrivals and/or departures on our website or register for our flight alerts via Messenger or Twitter.
Keflavik Airport passenger forecast for 2020
Isavia’s 2020 forecast for the number of passengers expected to pass through Keflavík Airport was issued today, Monday the 23rd of December 2019. According to the passenger forecast, it is assumed that the total number of passengers passing through Keflavík Airport in 2020 will decrease by 7.6% from what the number was in 2019. The total number of arrivals passengers will be slightly more than 2.5 million or a decrease of 1.4% from last year. The number of transfer passengers decreases for the second year in a row. Their number decreases from just over 2 million passengers to just over 1.5 million, down by approximately 24.3%.
Agreement Signed with the UK Company Mace for the Future Development of Keflavik International Airport
Isavia has entered into a long-term agreement with the UK construction and consultancy firm Mace for programme management and supervision for the planned enlargement of Keflavík Airport. Sveinbjörn Indriðason, Isavia’s CEO, and Jason Millet, Chief Operating Officer for Mace, signed an agreement to such effect in Keflavík International Airport in the presence of, among others, Michael Nevin, the British Ambassador to Iceland.
Extreme weather expected to affect flights at Keflavik Airport and domestic airports in Iceland
Extreme weather might affect flights to and from Keflavik Airport and domestic airports in Iceland on Tuesday December 10th until Wednesday December 11th. Passengers are advised to follow the flight schedules at our website or register for our flight alerts via Messenger or Twitter. For more information contact your airline.
First Chinese airline with scheduled flights to Iceland
The Chinese airline Juneyao has begun selling flights from Shanghai to Keflavík Airport with an en-route stop in Helsinki in Finland. The flights will begin this coming spring of 2020. This is the first time that a Chinese airline offers and flies passengers from an airport in China to Keflavík International Airport.
Extreme weather conditions affect flight to and from Keflavik Airport
Flights to and from Keflavik Airport might be affected by extreme weather conditions tonight and most likely till Saturday morning. All remaining Icelandair flights from Keflavik Airport today, Friday afternoon, have been cancelled. All Passenger boarding bridges (PBBs) have been taken out of use due to sustained heavy winds.
Loss during the first part of the year as a result of WOW air collapse
Operating results for the Isavia Group before financial items and taxes in the first half of 2019 amounted to a loss of ISK 942 million, compared to ISK 2,186 million profit the year before. The greatest proportion of this turnaround is related to a write-down of claim relating to WOW Air which amounted to ISK 2,081 million.
Passengers are requested to arrive early due to heavy traffic through Keflavik International Airport
Heavy traffic before the first departures from Keflavík Airport may be expected until the end of October, when the summer season ends. Passengers who are booked on flights departing between 07:00 and 09:00 are encouraged to come to the Airport at least 2.5 hours before departure to avoid having to wait longer during check-in and security screening. The check-in desk and security search opens at 04:00 every morning at Keflavík Airport.
First Wizz Air flight between Keflavik and Krakow
Wizz Air started its new service between Krakow in Poland and Keflavik Airport today. The destination will be served twice-weekly, on Mondays and Fridays. Wizz Air will be using its fleet of 230-seat A321s. This latest addition to the carrier’s roll-call sees Wizz Air become the first non-Icelandic carrier to operate a double-digit route network from Keflavik, with Krakow becoming the airline’s 10th connection from Iceland’s global gateway.