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Isavia grounds Air Berlin flight for overdue service charges
19 Oct 2017
Airport operator, Isavia, grounded an Air Berlin Aircraft at Keflavik International Airport tonight due to unpaid airport charges. The action is based on provisions of the Aviation Act, to guarantee payment of the charges.
Extensive asphalt paving completed
02 Oct 2017
The asphalt paving of the runways at Keflavík Airport has now been completed, and the ribbon was recently cut on the opening of the east-west runway. Work began during the summer in 2016. The overall project was to pave both runways, renew all electrical equipment and change the runway lights to en...
Short waiting time despite great increase in passenger numbers
05 Jul 2017
In June, the Airport security at Keflavik International managed to keep the waiting time down to a minimum, 89% of passengers waiting five minutes or less and 98% under 10 minutes. This information is gathered by a special system used at the airport to monitor waiting times. Airport operator Isavia...
Check-in for morning flights opens at midnight
04 Jun 2017
In June the check-in at Keflavik Airport for morning flights with Icelandair, WOW air and Primera Air will open at midnight. During the summer, there has been some congestion in early morning check-in at the airport and Isavia hopes that by offering this services, the traffic will distribute better.
Landing incident in Keflavík - no accident on people
28 Apr 2017
About kl. 17:20 today, an aircraft from the airline Primera Air had an incident when landing on runway 01/19 at Keflavik Airport. The plane skid out of the end of the runway but there were no accidents on people and little damage to the airplane itself. It is not clear what caused this incident, bu...
Finnair opens a Helsinki route
12 Apr 2017
Yesterday, Finnair opened a new route between Keflavik Airport and Helsinki. The flight is scheduled five times a week during summer time and three times a week in the winter. The flight will ease the connection between Iceland and Finnair's numerous destinations in Asia.
secunet supplies first eGates to Iceland
17 Mar 2017
The German company secunet will supply the first automatic border control system (eGates) to Iceland. As part of a co-operation between Isavia, the operator of Keflavik airport, the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police and the Sudurnes district police, the German company will initially ins...
Direct connection between Keflavik and Akureyri
27 Feb 2017
Air Iceland has commenced direct domestic services between Keflavik Airport and Akureyri Airport in North Iceland. The connection will facilitate tourist's access to the North of Iceland.
Isavia Signs Agreement to Deploy Space-Based ADS-B
18 Jan 2017
On the heels of a successful launch of the first ten Iridium NEXT satellites on Saturday, January 14th, Isavia and Aireon have signed a data services agreement about the deployment of Aireon’s space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) service throughout the Reykjavik Oceanic Co...
Isavia’s passenger forecast for Keflavik Airport 2017: Major passenger increase in winter
29 Nov 2016
Last Wednesday, November 23rd, Isavia introduced its passenger forecast for Keflavik Airport for 2017. The forecast projects a great increase in passenger numbers, with 8.75 million passengers expected to travel through the airport in the coming year. The increase applies to arriving and departing ...

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