Domestic airline Air Iceland had 30,000 more passengers in 2006 than in 2005, which is an eight percent increase. In total, 380,000 passengers flew with Air Iceland last year.
Of the 380,000 passengers, about 18,000 flew with Air Iceland to Kulusuk, Constably Pynt and Narsarsuaq in Greenland, and Vagar in the Faroe Islands, as reported in a press release issued by Air Iceland this week.
Air Iceland is celebrating its tenth birthday with a special discount offer. Passengers who order online can get a one-way ticket for ISK 3,990 (EUR 42, USD 55) to all domestic destinations.
Air Iceland flies to four domestic destinations from Reykjavík: Akureyri in the north, Egilsstadir in the east, Ísafjördur in the Westfjords and, since October 2006, to the Westmann Islands south of Iceland.
The airline flies to three additional destinations from the airport in Akureyri: the island Grímsey north of Iceland, Vopnafjördur in the east and Thórshöfn in the northeast.