Iceland was a popular travel destination for Americans before the pandemic. Now, Icelandair is hoping to restore the country to its former status.
Iceland is one of the first European countries opening to vaccinated Americans. But the rest of Europe still doesn't want American visitors.
Andy Luten booked his ticket as soon as he heard that Iceland was open to vaccinated Americans, and entering the country was shockingly easy.
Icelandair, the island nation’s flag carrier, announced Friday that it would be laying off all its flight attendants. Starting Monday, Icelandair’s pilots will assume flight attendants’ roles, the company said. The legality and practicality of having pilots act as flight attendants are unclear. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
The Icelandic, ultra-low-cost airline Wow Air laid off 111 employees on Thursday, the airline said in a press release. The airline added that contractors and short-term employees will not have their contracts renewed. Wow Air described 2018 as a “challenging” year and said it was in the process of “restructuring […]
Icelandair has agreed to acquire ultra-low-cost carrier Wow Air. WOW Air shareholders are set to receive 5.4% of Icelandair’s value at $US18 million to $US25 million. The deal is still subject to approval from Icelandair Group’s investors, Icelandic antitrust authorities, and due diligence. Since its founding in 2011, Wow Air […]
An Icelandair flight made an emergency landing on Friday night after “a crack” was discovered in one of the cockpit windows, according to multiple reports. Icelandair Flight 688 departed from OrlandoInternational Airport at 7:12 p.m. Friday night, October 19, bound for Keflavik International Airport in Reykjavik, Iceland, but made an […]