Icelandair cancels flights today ahead of strike

Cancellations could affect upwards of 4,500 passengers



Icelandair has been forced to cancel 26 flights today with short notice due to a pilots’ strike. The cancellations could affect upwards of 4,500 passengers.

In anticipation of the Association of Icelandic Pilots strike, the axed flights are to and from Keflavík International Airport today. The strike runs until 18:00. Passengers traveling to other destinations can expect delays of two to five hours. The cancellations are listed below.

“Even though negotiations are still ongoing we need to act now to prevent the confusion that would occur on Friday in a strike situation,” a travel alert on Icelandair’s website says. “4,500 passengers will be affected by the cancellations and should have received email or phone notifications directly from the airline. Passengers can contact their travel agent or Icelandair directly to arrange for full refunds on their flight tickets or to rebook on later flights.

Full list of today’s cancellations:

204     07:45 Keflavík-Copenhagen

205     14.00 Copenhagen- Keflavík

318     07:50 Keflavík- Oslo

319     14:45 Oslo – Keflavík

306     07:35 Keflavík – Stockholm

307     14:20 Stockholm – Keflavík

342     07:30 Keflavík – Helsinki

343     15:30 Helsinki – Keflavík

272     08:00 Keflavík – Billund

273     14:40 Billund – Keflavík

430     07:35 Keflavík – Glasgow

431     14:05 Glasgow – Keflavík

440     08:00 Keflavík – Manchester

441     13:25 Manchester – Keflavík

450     07:40 Keflavík – London Heathrow

451     13.00 London Heathrow – Keflavík

470     07:45 Keflavík – London Gatwick

471     13:10 London Gatwick – Keflavík

542     07:40 Keflavík – Paris

543     14:10 Paris – Keflavík

520     07:25 Keflavík – Frankfurt

521     14:00 Frankfurt – Keflavík

502     07:70 Keflavík – Amsterdam

503     14:00 Amsterdam – Keflavík

454     16:10 Keflavík – London Heathrow

455     21:10 London Heathrow – Keflavík

The Reykjavik Grapevine

[pictured: Icelandair route map, before addition of 2014 destinations]


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