Six in ten Iceland flight passengers delayed in June

July 9, 2016 2:23 pm

Industrial action by Icelandic air-traffic controllers sent flight-delay stats sky rocketing last month, with some 60% of passengers travelling with three international airlines to and from Iceland suffering delays. Delays doubled from around 30% every month in the period January to May, to 60% last month, according to data from...

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More Iceland flight disruption despite legal ban on industrial action

June 21, 2016 10:37 am

Departures and arrivals at Iceland’s main international airport were disrupted for four half-hour periods yesterday, as cover for absent air traffic controllers could not be found. Although the times coincided with Keflavík Airport’s (KEF) quieter times of the day, flight operations were affected. According to WOW air spokesperson Svanhvít Friðriksdóttir,...

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