Icelandair Strike. 
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Icelandair based in Reykjavík Airport (domestic flights, Greenland, Faroe Islands,two kilometres from Reykjavík's city centre) but most international flights leave from Reykjavík-Keflavík Airport 48.5 km, 45 mins apart. 
​Icelandair site
Icelandair  has more flights to the USA than is SAS and Norwegian combined.
2015 Icelandair 4th best run airline in Europe. Beats out big wigs British Airways, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus, Flybe, Turkish Airlines, Iberia.

​Keflavik Airport
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Are you flying to France March 2018?
You should know French air traffic control will be striking as well as Air France 
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Tuesday 19 December, 2017 All parties make a deal. Strike has been postponed Icelandair

Monday, 18 December 2017 Cancellations again today. Government will not intervene and WOW airlines can't help as all planes are booked. Icelandair list of cancellations miserable.

December 17, 2017 Tons of cancellations and delays today More than mechanics striking. Tomorrow airline hopes all passengers will leave Iceland Monitor

Unions looking for unrealistic 20% pay raise. Talks fail. Look at this chaos

​December 16, 2017 Icelandair aircraft mechanics threaten strike action tomorrow, starting 6am, with no end time or date. 
Icelandic air traffic control also threaten strike action.
Here's the latest from Icelandair
​Save all receipts, take photo's of the departure / arrival boards with our face in it, noting time and date. (If it is just mechanics it can take a couple of days before airliners get backed up


2 February 2017 What! You want to know about cod! Cod!  This is the latest will update for you meeting planned tomorrow, Friday  Fishupdate  and

Air Iceland
Air Iceland (domestic routes) cabin crew three day strike has been cancelled that was planned to start 27 January, 2017.

Tuesday 10 January 2017 Yes, we are with you. What's going on today out of Reyjavik Airport? Flights being cancelled, seems random. Contact us.

5 January 2017 Lastly regarding 2016 trials and tribulations for Icelandair passengers. Icelandair will have to pay out compensation to a group of passengers IceNews

30 September 2016 Southern island, yellow alert, Katla volcano seismic activity.

Industrial Actions
Icelandic Air Traffic Control (ISAVIA)
accept wage deal  today July 18, 2016 which is good till 2018

Update:-June 8, 2016 Air traffic control union looking for 60% pay raise, next meeting planned June 16 
Iceland Monitor National airline Icelandair likely to be hit the worst

Update:-Sunday 5 June 2016 Again Icelandic ATC state no flights from 9:30pm to 7am Monday on and off
Update:-28 May 2016 Icelandic air traffic control still on go slow/sick out resulting in delays and cancellations for thousands of passengers..

Today an Icelandair flight from Keflavik to Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport was delayed for five hours! Plane in question had a toilet collection tank, problem. Same plane that had electronic problems with undercarriage in Boston, Monday.

Keflavik Airport
Icelandic Air Traffic Control Strike
25th May 2016 9pm to 7am 26th.

Other troubles recently
28 April 2016 Keflavik Airport Closed Isavia
​Ban on overtime from this evening, 9pm. See ourairports for any delays
Keflavik Airport
WOW Airlines
Icelandic Air
iceland and picture of matthew 
Keflavik Airport
Icelandic Air Traffic Control Strike
25th May 2016 9pm to 7am 26th.

French Air Traffic Control Strike
New strike dates for you
26 May, 3, 4 and 5 June see link below

15 May 2016 Flights from and to Reykjavik Airport will likely be delayed, cancelled or brought forward due to French air traffic control strike.

French air traffic controllers will strike on Thursday May 19, 2016. (and perhaps 26 May) If strike goes ahead airlines will be asked to cut back flights to and from France. Stay in close contact with your airline. Air France will take brunt of strike action. French national rail company is also striking.
French taxi drivers are threatening to join in.

Please see for updates and French air traffic controllers strike (and May 26th?)
Our Air France Strike page.
If you are changing flights in France and have a long lay over in a French international arrivals lounge. Get a French visa as you will be sleeping on a cot in the lounge while other passengers sleep in a comfortable hotel bed with private bathroom. March 2016 saw 140 passengers sleeping on the floor at Orly Airport.
Expect knock-on effect.


Older strikes from 2016
28 April 2016 Keflavik Airport Closed Isavia
​Ban on overtime from this evening, 9pm. 
Keflavik Airport
WOW Airlines
Icelandic Air

​12 April 2016 Flights from Iceland up the creek today due to wildcat Belgian air traffic control strike. Updates and Belgian air traffic control strike
20 January 2015, First aviation strike of the year. Iceland's aircraft mechanics are on strike. Will not be long till all aviation operations in Iceland will be effected. Perhaps you also need to know Greek general strike and Italian strikes are coming up

Strikes from last year
5 June 2015 Electricians threaten strike action 10 June 2015 IcelandMonitor
Update:- electricians change strike date to June 20, 2015.

30 May 2015 Baggage handler strike over, unions make a deal. Still looking if this includes June 6, 2015 general strike.

23 May 2015 Icelandair flights will be effected by airport workers. Just to clarify Icelandair is not on strike, it's out of thier hands see Twitter feed

20 May 2015 Union VR airport workers voted yesterday to strike -
Sunday May 31, 2015 and
Monday June 1, 2015
Reykjavik Airport
We like this site ourairports

Baggage handlers will strike from 
Sunday 31, May 2015 00.01hrs till 
June 1, Monday 24.00
This is likely to effect all flights in and out of Iceland.

If no agreement made an indefinite strike will start Saturday June 6 on.
​Your Icelandair flight will be delayed, cancelled or brought forward. Call them.

Two day bus strike starts May 28.

June 6 is the day a general strike starts.
​70,000  workers estimated to strike - that's 35 - 40% of the countries work force. Likely to find most if not all tourist attractions closed that day including whale watching.
17 May 2015 Talk regarding general strike are flying around as off today this is all we could find     
You will have to translate this from the regarding:-pilot's union
​Row over overtime.
Keflavik Airport statement:-Possible strikes have no immediate impact on air traffic.
Possible strikes in Iceland have no immediate impact on air traffic. Passengers are advised to contact their airline for further information. This information will be updated as we receive further news about possible strikes. 

Also check our front page as a lot of travel delays are going on across Europe

French air traffic control strikes are called off
Yes your flights will be delayed to and around France in April and May 2015 due to French air traffic control strikes

Bad weather today, 16 March 2015 

Last years delays and strike actions 2014.
1 December 2014 You should know. Lufthansa airline strike today and tomorrow. Later in December two general strikes to report Italy and Israel. Biggest travel disruption is Belgium. Two aviation strikes in December passengers have to contend with Easy Travel
Old Strikes for 2014
December 22, 2014 Icelandair pilots sign a contract till September 30, 2017.

19 October 2014 We have some air strikes you might want to know about that may effect your travel plans.

EasyJet Strike Lufthansa pilot strike, and Tap Airlines
Italian air strikes and general strikes in Belgium and Morocco see ETR
German Railway strike issues still not resolved

Old industrial actions for 2014

5 October 2014 Here's the latest on a flight from August Fia pilot union
​Layoffs plans have been cancelled.

2 September 2014 No flights cancelled. See your airport link above.

24 August 2014 Alert back down to orange today.

23 August 2014 Baroarbunga Volcano watch on red alert. Webcam    
Icelandair has no cancellations today.
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6 July 2014 Mechanics sign a deal. Good till August 2017. Although, deal has to get the okay from members tomorrow.

19 June 2014 No strike today. Strike has been suspended for more talks for a month.

17 June 2014 If no deal made, mechanics threaten to strike again this Thursday.

4 June 2014 Now it's Icelandair mechanics. Mechanics have voted to strike from Monday, June 16, 2014. Starting 6pm till 6 pm Tuesday, June 17, 2014 6pm.

    List of flight cancellations up at                      Icelandair website.
Don't rush, at the bottom of the page has a list of flights that will fly on Monday. 
26 MAY 2014 Cabin crew also sign deal, good till next year.

Old industrial actions this year 2014
       Icelandair Pilot Strike
​Update:-May 26, 2014 Cabin crew and pilots have made wage deals, good till next summer only.
Update:-15 May 2014 Icelandic parliament gets involved and puts the breaks on anymore strike action.
​An agreement must be made by pilots and management by June 1, 2014.

Update:-Monday May 12, 2014 Last Friday several flights were cancelled. Cabin crew now state they will not do overtime on Sunday, May 18th and threaten future strike action.

Icelandair pilots Association (FIA) cancel all pilots overtime. from 6am May 9, 2014.
Pilots union also announced strike times:-
6am - 6pm on May 9, 2014 (26 flights cancelled)
6am - 6pm on May 16, 2014
6am - 6pm on May 23, 2014
6am - 6pm on May 30, 2014

Old industrial actions
September 2011 Icelandair number two in on time long-haul flights out of all the European airlines. First was 

5 October 2011 Icelandair flight attendants threaten strike for Monday 10 October just in time for the Airwaves music festival planned on Wednesday. Best call them. Perhaps flight attendants fingers crossed will call it off.

30 June Iceland Air passengers now on charter flights

26 June Iceland Air pilot strike. Icelandair

8 June Keflavík International Airport Icelandair strike

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