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Sep 29, 18, 11:33 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By TFKEF

Are you looking at prices on third party search...

Are you looking at prices on third party search engines or at WOW's own website? I've seen prices skyrocket on certain routes on Google Flights but once you look at WOW's site you find that this...
Sep 14, 18, 9:56 am
Replies: 123
Views: 20,452
Posted By TFKEF

Latest news of the bond issue is that WOW has...

Latest news of the bond issue is that WOW has reached the minimum amount that they were aiming for. If so, they are sticking around for a while longer. They desperately need to start showing some...
Sep 12, 18, 7:46 am
Replies: 123
Views: 20,452
Posted By TFKEF

WOW Air CEO Skúli Mogensen spent yesterday in...

WOW Air CEO Skúli Mogensen spent yesterday in meetings with Icelandic banks, pension funds and most interstingly the competition authorities. I'm guessing the bond issue isn't going as well as they...
Sep 11, 18, 1:05 am
Replies: 123
Views: 20,452
Posted By TFKEF

Some WOW air news expected today. The results of...

Some WOW air news expected today. The results of a bond issue to raise funds should become clear soon. If it fails to inject some serious cash into the operation, then they could have a serious...
Forum: Nordic Region
Jun 15, 18, 9:35 am
Replies: 45
Views: 11,865
Posted By TFKEF

As a native Icelander I really wouldn't recommend...

As a native Icelander I really wouldn't recommend going far out of your way just to visit Reykjavík. Sure, check out the city for a day if you are passing through but it really doesn't offer much of...
Jun 2, 18, 7:45 am
Replies: 322
Views: 100,437
Posted By TFKEF

SSSS on a boarding pass from Istanbul to Geneva?...

SSSS on a boarding pass from Istanbul to Geneva? Is that a thing?
Mar 12, 18, 7:00 am
Replies: 132
Views: 112,487
Posted By TFKEF

Schengen points-of-entry should all have...

Schengen points-of-entry should all have fingerprint scanners for visa-holders, but these are not for recording biometrics but for comparison with the fingerprints already recorded in the...
Dec 26, 17, 6:42 am
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By TFKEF

The other home carrier at KEF, WOW Air, also...

The other home carrier at KEF, WOW Air, also stops flying over Christmas. This year there were only three arrivals and three departures at KEF on Christmas day. Just a few years ago there was no...
Dec 23, 17, 2:35 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By TFKEF

That's a fair observation. Schengen is most...

That's a fair observation. Schengen is most relevant for land borders. There was passport-free travel between the Nordic countries before Schengen and the only way for Iceland and Norway to preserve...
Dec 23, 17, 2:23 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,156
Posted By TFKEF

Tourism demand from Italy to Iceland is probably...

Tourism demand from Italy to Iceland is probably much greater in Milan with its bigger population base and stronger economy. It's telling that both Icelandair and WOW air serve Milan out of KEF but...
Dec 22, 17, 2:54 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,156
Posted By TFKEF

The most important reason is that Rome is too far...

The most important reason is that Rome is too far from Iceland to fit into Icelandair's 24h transatlantic rotation. Icelandair depend heavily on routing transatlantic passengers through KEF and they...
Aug 26, 17, 5:17 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,966
Posted By TFKEF

Exactly. Hard to make a case for US preclearance...

Exactly. Hard to make a case for US preclearance at an airport that is built around tight connections. The Americans are quite interested but it seems like a lousy deal for Iceland and the Icelandic...
Aug 25, 17, 12:12 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 8,672
Posted By TFKEF

What would even be the point of e-gates in that...

What would even be the point of e-gates in that case?
Aug 23, 17, 2:18 am
Replies: 18
Views: 8,866
Posted By TFKEF

As already mentioned by other posters, KEF was...

As already mentioned by other posters, KEF was originally built by the Americans as a military airfield during WWII and was used as a NATO base throughout the Cold War. There wasn't even a dedicated...
Aug 16, 17, 5:30 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 8,866
Posted By TFKEF

Putting transit passengers from Canada through...

Putting transit passengers from Canada through security was abolished in early 2016.
Aug 16, 17, 2:54 am
Replies: 21
Views: 5,233
Posted By TFKEF

Lisbon and Helsinki airports have allowed...

Lisbon and Helsinki airports have allowed selected non-EU/EEA/CH citizens to use e-gates to exit Schengen for some years. Everybody gets an exit stamp though, there are no exceptions from that rule...
Jul 14, 17, 10:01 am
Replies: 1,240
Views: 138,348
Posted By TFKEF

Icelandic media has covered in some detail...

Icelandic media has covered in some detail (http://www.mbl.is/frettir/innlent/2017/07/11/leitad_a_akvednum_einstaklingum/) what changes to expect in security measures for US-bound flights. This seems...
Jun 27, 17, 4:47 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,485
Posted By TFKEF

For the purposes of EU261/2004, Iceland is an EU...

For the purposes of EU261/2004, Iceland is an EU country. The regulation applies to Iceland and Icelandic airlines in the exact same manner as it does to EU countries and EU-based airlines.
Jun 5, 17, 4:27 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,336
Posted By TFKEF

Immigration is pretty efficient at KEF but the...

Immigration is pretty efficient at KEF but the highly concentrated schedules by WOW and Icelandair mean that there can form some pretty formidable lines out of nowhere. But they move fast and there...
May 16, 17, 10:08 am
Replies: 27
Views: 5,927
Posted By TFKEF

Yeah it's not far from it's original location...

Yeah it's not far from it's original location right by passport control. Of course if you are connecting non-Schengen to Schengen or vice-versa it doesn't matter. Connecting from non-Schengen to...
May 12, 17, 7:08 am
Replies: 27
Views: 5,927
Posted By TFKEF

Some pics from the new lounge here...

Some pics from the new lounge here (http://www.mbl.is/smartland/heimili/2017/05/12/svona_litur_nyja_saga_lounge_id_ut/).
Mar 3, 17, 1:31 am
Replies: 157
Views: 24,151
Posted By TFKEF

If the EU really wants equal treatment of all EU...

If the EU really wants equal treatment of all EU citizen they should probably just issue EU passports with no other indication of nationality. That would force other countries to demand visas from...
Feb 26, 17, 5:04 am
Replies: 37
Views: 5,837
Posted By TFKEF

Pre-clearance never made any sense for AMS as a...

Pre-clearance never made any sense for AMS as a big European connecting hub. All of the benefits of doing this would fall to American authorities and American airlines while the cost would be borne...
Jan 16, 17, 11:09 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,927
Posted By TFKEF

The new lounge is not ready. What you visited was...

The new lounge is not ready. What you visited was the temporary lounge put in place in the C-gates until the new lounge is ready which wont be until this summer.
Jan 11, 17, 3:54 am
Replies: 27
Views: 5,927
Posted By TFKEF

The current Saga lounge area will turn into shops...

The current Saga lounge area will turn into shops and restaurants in the expanded non-Schengen area.
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