Author: Nico Borbely - The Reykjavik Grapevine

403 Blue Lagoon Employees Laid Off

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The Blue Lagoon company has announced an official decision to lay off 403 of its employees at the end of…

Fire On Hrísey Brought Under Control

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Firefighters say that they have managed to bring the fire under control that was burning on Hrísey, off the coast…

Considerable Effort To Get DC-3 “Páll Sveinsson” Airborne

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“We feel it is necessary to get the plane in the air, and we don’t want to let this story…

Strong Actions In The Westman Islands Have Been Successful

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The COVID-19 action committee concluded its work in the Westman Islands off the coast of southern Iceland yesterday after two…

Play Airlines Seeks To Start Flights Over The Summer

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Play’s CEO says that the airline could have scheduled flights with days or a week’s notice. The company has secured…

Four-Day Battle With a Five-Meter-Deep Snowdrift

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All in all it took four days to break through a thick snowdrift which accumulated over the course of the…

Icelandair Considers The Possibility Of Negotiating A New Trade Union For Flight Attendants

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Proposals have been made to set up a new trade union for flight attendants unsupportive of the Icelandic Flight Attendant…

Jennifer Garner Dances To Daði Freyr Song In Her Laundry Room

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The actress Jennifer Garner, well-known for her roles in the series Alias and the films 13 Going On 30, Juno,…