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All domestic flight has been grounded this morning because of weather. According to information from Air Iceland there was an early flight to Akureyri and Egilsstadir but it is unclear if any more flights will take place today. 

Sunday, 10 November 2013 12:47
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Hertz car rental bought 500 new cars for the summer and increased their fleet size by roughly 15%. The car rental will have 1400 cars this summer. Sigfus Sigfusson, CEO of Hertz, says that the demand has increased by roughly that amount compared to last year.

Friday, 16 August 2013 12:16
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An Australian man, who aims to be the youngest pilot ever to fly around world alone, arrived to Iceland this weekend. The pilots name is Ryan Campbell and he is nineteen years old. He began his journey on June 30th, this year, and he plans to finish the tour on September 7th.

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 22:01
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An airplane failed to land properly at Keflavik International Airport at around 06:30 am yesterday. Five people were on board and one of them was taken to a hospital with a broken ankle. The others were not injured according to local sources.

Monday, 22 July 2013 12:02
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During the first half of July last year airplanes from Icelandair came and departed on time in 9 out of 10 cases. At WOW Air the ratio was 96%. Now the airlines are not as much on time, one out of four Icelandair trips were delayed more than fifteen minutes but WOW Air was on time 85% of the time.

Thursday, 18 July 2013 09:01
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Aviation Week's latest Top-Performing Airlines (TPA) study shows that an increasing number of carriers are in a healthier financial position as the latest downturn releases its grip. IcelandAir ranks third in Europe.

Sunday, 07 July 2013 13:50
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Credit card turnover of foreign credit cards in May increased by 17.9% between years. The increase mostly goes to retail, restaurants, hotels, cultural activities and other service. Foreign visitors spent 554 million ISK, ~3.43 million EUR, with their credit cards on rental cars in Iceland, which is 25% more than May last year. 

Wednesday, 03 July 2013 04:58
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Last month, June, traffic through the Reykjavik Control Area reached 12.148 aircraft, which is a record for June. The same month in 2012, 10.599 aircraft passed through the area. This adds to 14.6% increase between years. 

Tuesday, 02 July 2013 04:59
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Freedom, time flexibility and money-saver are terms further related to bicycles more than private vehicles at present. Bike facilities have greatly improved in the last years. The latest of which is the bike counter which gives useful information in Suðurlandsbraut.

Monday, 01 July 2013 23:01
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A malfunction occurred in the luggage distribution system at Keflavik International Airport in Iceland last night. This breakdown caused kind of a chaos at the airport, when no suitcases were delivered into airplanes between 4 and 7 this morning.

Saturday, 29 June 2013 05:02
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