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Behind-the-scenes on Italy's third F-35A rotation in Iceland

Combat Aircraft Journal reports on the Aeronautic Militare’s deployment of four F-35As Lightnings to Keflavik Air Base in Iceland for the third time

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Creating connections with Iceland’s Niceair

Play isn’t the only fresh face making its mark on the Icelandic aviation scene. Gordon Smith travelled to north Iceland to meet Niceair CEO Thorvaldur Ludvik Sigurjonsson and learn more about the fledgling carrier’s game-changing connectivity

Two UK airports win new links to ‘secret’ Iceland airport

Flights from the United Kingdom to Iceland aren’t all that unusual – in fact there are at least eight direct scheduled city pairings from the UK to the Nordic nation. These range from low-cost options with the likes of easyJet, Wizz and PLAY; leisure-focused links with Jet2 and TUI and flag carrier connections with British Airways and Icelandair.

PLAY confirms second UK destination

Ultra low-cost carrier PLAY, has revealed where in the United Kingdom it will be flying from next. The Icelandic firm already links London/Stansted with its Reykjavik/Keflavík hub, offering connecting onward options to four destinations in the United States

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Iceland’s lesser-known Akureyri and Egilsstaðir Airports

This Nordic island nation is pulling out all the stops to attract and sustain new international operators at its lesser-known airports. Gordon Smith gives us the low-down.

Play to help save Stewart

Icelandic LCC Play will operate daily flights from New York Stewart International Airport to Reykjavik from June, aiding the airport’s post-pandemic recovery

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Nigerian A-29B delivery delayed in Iceland

Originally due to arrive at Scotland’s Prestwick Airport on September 19, six Sierra Nevada Corporation-Embraer A-29B Super Tucanos on a delivery flight to the Nigerian Air Force have been held captive at Keflavik, Iceland, due to poor weather conditions

B-2A Spirits conduct first-ever forward operations from Iceland

Three USAF Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit stealth bombers from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman AFB, Missouri, arrived at Keflavik Air Base, Iceland on August 23

Poland deploys F-16s to Iceland for the first time

As part of the NATO Icelandic Air Policing mission, the Polish Air Force has deployed multiple Lockheed Martin F-16C/D-52+ Fighting Falcon multi-role fighters to Iceland for a several-week deployment through September

Stansted welcomes Iceland start-up PLAY

The new low-cost carrier will operate four times weekly between the capitals