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  • Unstable approach preceded Dash 8's hard landing


    Pilots of a de Havilland Canada Dash 8-100 had not stabilised the turboprop's approach to Nuuk in Greenland before the aircraft landed hard and suffered...


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  • Unstable approach preceded Dash 8's hard landing


    Pilots of a de Havilland Canada Dash 8-100 had not stabilised the turboprop's approach to Nuuk in Greenland before the...


  • No injuries after Air Iceland Q100 gear collapses at Nuuk


    <p>Thirty-four occupants of an Icelandic Bombardier Q100 turboprop have escaped uninjured after the aircraft suffered...


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  • Unstable approach preceded Dash 8's hard landing

    News | 23 Aug 2013 09:51 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Pilots of a de Havilland Canada Dash 8-100 had not stabilised the turboprop's approach to Nuuk in Greenland before the aircraft landed hard and suffered...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Unstable-approach-preceded-Dash-8s-hard-landing-389797/
  • No injuries after Air Iceland Q100 gear collapses at Nuuk

    News | 04 Mar 2011 20:45 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <p>Thirty-four occupants of an Icelandic Bombardier Q100 turboprop have escaped uninjured after the aircraft suffered an overrun at Nuuk in Greenland.</p><p>The...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/No-injuries-after-Air-Iceland-Q100-gear-collapses-at-Nuuk-353956/
  • Marketing special: The perfect package

    News | 19 Feb 2007 00:00 | Mark Pilling

    How can airlines package car hire, hotels and insurance on their websites to boost their ancillary revenues?http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Marketing-special-The-perfect-package-212259/
  • Icelandair parent and XL Group get new owners

    News | 21 Nov 2006 00:00

    <P>Five Icelandic carriers and three European charter carriers have changed owners as part of deals involving the sale of assets at Iceland's two largest investment groups. </P><P>The FL Group has sold its entire shareholding in the Icelandair Group, expecting to realise a profit of ISK26 billion ($385 million). Three groups of Icelandic investors have already acquired 50.5% of the shares through the initial public offering. Glidnir Bank, an Icelandic/Norwegian finance group, will underwrite the remaining shares. Icelandair's management is intending to take up to a 4% stake in the company, which also includes Icelandair Cargo, Blue Bird Cargo, Air Iceland and Loftleidir Icelandic.</P><P>Icelandair is planning to boost capacity by 17% next year. This includes the resumption of flights from Reykjavik to Halifax in Canada and frequency boosts on some of its services to US and European cities. However, it is dropping its San Francisco service in March.</P><P>In a separate deal, the Avion Ghttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Icelandair-parent-and-XL-Group-get-new-owners-210719/
  • Focus Iceland: Northern raiders

    News | 23 Jan 2006 00:00

    A small island in the North Atlantic does not immediately spring to mind as a hotbed of aggressive investment policies and strategic forays into foreign lands, yet Iceland has an abundance of bothhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Focus-Iceland-Northern-raiders-204201/
  • In brief

    News | 31 Mar 2005 23:00

    <p>Indonesia's new government has dismissed the 13-member board of state-owned Garuda Indonesia. It has replaced Indra Setiawan as chief executive with former executive vice-president finance, Emirsyah Satar, and has replaced Marsillam Simanjuntak as chairman with Abdulgani, former Garuda chief executive.</p> <p>Finnair has announced that president and chief executive Keijo Suila, who took the position in January 1999, will retire at the end of this year. The carrier says it has begun the search for a successor.</p> <p>Jon Karl Olafsson has been named chief executive of Icelandair. He formerly headed the company's Air Iceland domestic subsidiary.</p> <p>Claus-Dieter Wehr, managing director-operations of German leisure carrier Condor, will become joint managing director at Hamburg Airport in July.</p> <p>Virgin Nigeria has named ex-Kenya Airways executives Chris Smyth as chief financial officer and Steve Clarke as chief operating officer. Graham Kiddie, formerly managing director rehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/In-brief-195754/