A new action plan for the environment
Since 2015, Isavia has achieved a staggering 40% cut in greenhouse gas emissions from operations per passenger. To continue this ambitious journey towards more sustainable airport operations, Isavia's Executive Board has launched an updated Environment and Climate Action Plan for Isavia and subsidiaries. The updated plan is mainly focused on goals for 2020 and 2021.
Isafjordur Airport has one of the world‘s most scenic approaches
Isafjordur Airport located in the Icelandic Westfjords made it to PrivateFly‘s shortlist for the most Scenic Airport Approaches. Only twelve other European airports made it to the list. Voting is open to all until March 15, 2020.
Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks expands Iceland programme for Winter 2020-2021
Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks has announced a major expansion to its Iceland programme for Winter 2020-2021 with scheduled flights from Birmingham and Manchester Airports available for the first time, alongside services from London Stansted, Belfast International and Edinburgh Airports.
Increased cooperation due to the spread of Novel Coronavirus
Isavia, the operator of Keflavik International Airport, has started cooperative consultation with the Chief Epidemiologist, the Directorate of Health and the Civil Protection Department to coordinate response to the increased spread of the Novel Coronavirus .
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.