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Icelandair recognised for online achievements

Icelandair won the Best Sales and Service Website Award at the Icelandic Web Awards.

Here comes the sun – and the whales!

Spring is on its way to Iceland, heralding the return of long daylight hours and whale watching. To celebrate, Icelandair has dropped the price of its Iceland City Break by £20 and is now offering the package from £219*. In addition, the popular Whale Watching special returns in April with a price from £239*.

Icelandair temporarily suspends Glasgow service

Due to the current economic conditions and a projected decrease in passenger traffic, Icelandair will temporarily suspend service from Glasgow from 26th March 2009 until 27th August 2009, with the exception of the Easter period flights on 9th and 12th April. Following the suspension, service will resume with two flights a week to Iceland, connecting onwards to six North American destinations.

Loving Iceland in 2009

With its erupting geysers, magical lava landscapes and majestic glaciers there is a lot to love about Iceland and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Icelandair wants to share the love with its Loving Iceland City Break for only £225.

High fashion for Icelandair cabin crew

Because we all know “the clothes make the man” (and women, certainly as well), Icelandair has put a lot of thought into dressing its crew. “It’s quite a challenge to create a good uniform,” says Einarsdóttir. “The people who wear them ought to feel good in terms of both comfort and design.”

Test your taste buds during Iceland’s Viking food challenge

Iceland’s most notorious delicacy hákarl (rotten shark) may have made Gordon Ramsay’s stomach turn on the The F-Word but curious foodies can sample some for themselves from January 25 – February 23, 2009 during Thorrablot - Iceland’s annual mid-winter Viking feast.

Icelandair to fly to Stavanger and Dusseldorf

Icelandair is in the process of introducing the Company’s new schedule for next summer. Icelandair will fly to 23 destinations with a schedule featuring up to 136 flights per week. New features include regular flights to Stavanger in Norway and Dusseldorf in Germany, while flights to Orlando in Florida will be suspended next summer. The frequency of flights to Toronto in Canada will be increased, but on the whole the flight schedule will be reduced from last summer.

Dive into Iceland

To celebrate the season and the fact that the pound is nearly 50% stronger against the Icelandic Krona than last winter, Icelandair invites the UK to Dive into Iceland with a £199 City Break, the lowest priced package offered by Icelandair this year. It makes an ideal Christmas present and features return flights from London Heathrow or Manchester to Reykjavik, 3 nights hotel accommodation and entrance into Laugardalslaug, Reykjavik’s largest thermal pool complex.

Icelandair to reduce Glasgow operations

Icelandair has taken the decision to reduce its winter operation from Glasgow to Iceland during winter 08/09 with no flights from 4 December to 28 December and 8 January 2009 to 22 March 2009. The 30 December 2008 and 4 January 2009 flights will remain in the schedule to accommodate New Year’s Eve travellers.

Change is in the air with Icelandair

As a part of the exciting changes happening at Icelandair, the airline has announced the launch of its new website, and stepping on board the updated aircraft, passengers will also notice new ergonomically designed seats with personal in-flight entertainment systems, a roomier interior with a new look and a sleeker more comfortable approach to transatlantic travel.

Icelandair invites sick children to amusement park

Icleandair invited almost one hundred children with cancer illnesses to the biggest Nordic amusement park with their families. Icelandair´s Boeing 757 airplane and crew, which volunteered their work that day, waited at the airport while the children and their families enjoyed themselves at the park.

Icelandair begins Toronto service

Icelandair commemorated its first flight between Iceland and Toronto on May 2, 2008. With up to five flights weekly, this service marks the extension of Icelandair's service into Canada under the Open Skies agreement between the Canadian government and Iceland.

Icelandair soars on the silver screen

An Icelandair Boeing 757 will make its screen debut alongside superstar Brendan Fraser and Icelandic newcomer Anita Briem in New Line Cinema’s summer blockbuster Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D. The movie is based on Jules Verne’s sci-fi masterpiece, in which Snaefellsjökull glacier in Iceland conceals the secret entrance to the center of the Earth.

Icelandair offers horse festival tickets online

Landsmót is the Icelandic name for the biannual National Horse Show of Iceland, the world’s biggest event involving the popular Icelandic horse. The schedule represents the pinnacle of excellence in the handling and breeding of Icelandic horses.

Icelandic culture, comfort and service

More personal comfort, state-of-the-art entertainment and Icelandic cultural flavour are three of Icelandair’s guiding lights for improving your in-flight experience in the year 2008.