The cargo ship, which was transporting cement, ran aground last Saturday at Helguvík harbour near Keflavík.
Contrary to the previous belief that the ship was leaking gasoline, closer examination of the hull yesterday revealed that it is, in fact, unlikely that any of the gasoline drums on board were compromised.
An Icelandic man was taken to the National University Hospital of Iceland a few weeks ago when a package of illegal drugs, which he had concealed internally, began leaking.
Shortly before the opening of Icelandair‘s gigantic ten-thousand square metre hangar in Keflavík Airport, its fire-extinguishing system was tested.
Chris and Joanne Bradley had the distinction of being the 7 millionth passengers to travel through Keflavík International Airport this year.
Reykjavík City Council yesterday approved a cooperative agreement on the construction of a train line between Reykjavík and Keflavík Airport.
Due to icy conditions, a WOW Air flight to Copenhagen was delayed after a service vehicle slid into the aircraft where it was parked.
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The world’s largest cargo aircraft, the six-engine Antonov An- 225, is expected in Keflavík International Airport tonight, from Leipzig, Germany.
Friday afternoon, 130 Icelandic rescue workers were called out because of a passenger jet, which was experiencing engine trouble.
Newly declassified US documents reveal that during the Cold War, US authorities contemplated deploying nuclear weapons in Iceland without alerting Icelandic authorities.
In a report published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), US Authorities are encouraged to reopen their naval air station in Keflavík, Iceland.
Yesterday, Iceland and the US signed a joint agreement regarding cooperation in the area of defense.
Starting at the end of October, the UK’s flag carrier, British Airways, will start daily flights to and from Keflavík International Airport in Iceland—increasing its existing thrice-weekly service which it has been running since last autumn.
Keflavík Airport was closed for passenger flight overnight due to an overtime ban of air traffic controllers.
With nearly a decade having passed since the American military left Iceland, there are some 115 companies based on the old base, with 800 staff. Over the next three years, it is hoped that the number of people working in the old high security zone will top 1,200.
Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson welcomes US military projects in Iceland, since they will create jobs, but says no negotiations have taken place regarding increased operations of the US navy here.
Giving Icelandair priority when it comes to allocating airport slots at Keflavík Airport hinders competition in the airline business in Iceland.
British flag carrier BA will be returning to Icelandic skies with scheduled flights starting on October 25.