Air traffic controllers set to strike in Iceland today

Air traffic controllers set to strike in Iceland today

WOW air is warning fliers today to expect delays due to strikes at Keflavik airport (KEF), also known as Reykjavík-Keflavík Airport, in Iceland.

According to the airline, industrial actions by Air Traffic Controllers (ATC) at Keflavik airport will affect the following flights:

  • WW404 KEF-CDG will now depart 07:45 local time
  • WW442 KEF-AMS will now depart 08:10 local time
  • WW720 KEF-SXF will now depart 07:45 local time
  • WW810 KEF-LGW will now depart 07:40 local time
  • WW830 KEF-BRS will now depart 07:40 local time
  • WW852 KEF-DUB will now depart 08:00 local time
  • WW902 KEF-CPH will now depart 08:00 local time
  • WW940 KEF-VST will now depart 07:40 local time

WOW is advising passengers to arrive an extra 45 minutes before their departure time.

Icelandair has also posted a travel alert, warning of flight disruptions on June 6 due to the strike. Flights from Keflavik to USA/Canada today will be affected. For a complete list of flights, go to: icelandair.ca/announcement/.