Summer flight schedule preparations in Iceland after volcano closures

Keflavik Airport, IcelandKeflavik International Airport is making preparations for the extra flight schedules that will commence over the following summer months in time for the influx of travellers to Iceland. Airport staff has remained focused and positive throughout the past month after the airport was forced to close for a few days due to ash clouds from the volcanic eruption at Eyjafjallajokull.

The airport aims to continue its high standard of service after it was crowned as the ‘Best Airport in Europe’ by Airports Council International. Keflavik airport was highly commended for its overall passenger satisfaction in regards to courtesy and helpfulness of staff, connecting flights, atmosphere and cleanliness.

Gudny Johannsdottir, Director of Commercial Operations commented, “Airport facilities and passenger service have been improved tremendously over the past few years, and here at Keflavik Airport we intend to continue to work hard in order to retain our high standards and great service.”

Keflavik airport boasts excellent terminal facilities that were renovated recently in 2007. The shopping area hosts two restaurants, three cafes, a bar, bank and eighteen retail stores in total that sell a range of items from electrical goods to clothing, all at reduced prices. Confectionary items, liquor, cosmetics and tobacco are also widely available. and three duty free shops are in the passenger waiting area.

Iceland’s main airport accommodates around 24 flight destinations across Europe and the USA proving it to be a central hub in the Atlantic for connecting transatlantic and European flights.

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