EasyJet to Fly to Iceland All Year

keflavikairport_ipaThe budget airline easyJet has announced that it will launch scheduled flights between Iceland and the UK following successful sale of tickets between the two destinations this spring, which is seen as an indication of increased demand in the market.

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New Political Party Announced in Iceland

liljamosesdottir_althingiLilja Mósesdóttir, formerly an MP for the Left-Green Movement, has formally founded a new national political party. Its leaders announced at a press conference on Tuesday that the new party will be called Samstaða (“Solidarity”) and will be identified by the letter C.

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Verne Global Data Center Opens in Iceland

asbru-keflavik_psThe Verne Global data center formally opened in Ásbrú in Reykjanesbær (the former US Naval Air Station), southwest Iceland, yesterday when acting Minister of Industry Oddný Harðardóttir, Mayor Árni Sigfússon and Verne Global chair Jeff Monroe cut the ribbon.

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