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Mar 07, 2001, 00:00 ET Midnight Sun on Sale

COLUMBIA, Md., March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers yearning to experience the cool beauty of Nature will delight in special summer fares to...


Mar 07, 2001, 00:00 ET Northern Lights, Southern Spice; Reykjavik Hosts Buena Vista Social Club; Salsa Sizzles in Europe's Nightlife Capital

COLUMBIA, Md., March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair Holidays has arranged a Spring thaw when Europe's hottest city hosts Havana's steamy Buena...


Feb 15, 2001, 00:00 ET Icelandair Places First on North Atlantic Routes For On-Time Performance in 2000

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair placed first in flight punctuality on North Atlantic routes for the entire year 2000, according...


Feb 08, 2001, 00:00 ET There She Is...Miss Iceland Pageant Heats up the Runway

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair Holidays and MasterCard have teamed up to present a special package for the 2001 Miss Iceland...


Feb 08, 2001, 00:00 ET It's Party Time...Icelandculture.com to go Global

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- When the website icelandculture.com was launched last Spring, it was an instant hit among those who wanted...


Jan 22, 2001, 00:00 ET Plan Ahead ...

COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair Holidays has launched the new Discover Iceland and Beyond Vacation Planner for 2001, featuring...


Dec 14, 2000, 00:00 ET It Was a Dark and Snowy Night ... Icelandair Cools Beverages With Ancient Glacial Ice

COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- About a thousand years ago, when Vikings ruled the seas and settled new lands, there was a great glacier...


Dec 01, 2000, 00:00 ET Attention Shoppers!

COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective immediately, Icelandair Frequent Flyer members will receive triple mileage points on tickets for...


Nov 10, 2000, 00:00 ET Iceland Selected as Best Adventure Destination in Europe

COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Iceland has been named as the "Best Adventure/Ecotourism Destination -- Europe" by North America travel...


Nov 09, 2000, 00:00 ET New Year's Eve on Top of the World; Icelandair Holidays Offers Party Package from $999

COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair Holidays presents a special New Year's Eve party package for a unique New Year's Eve...


Nov 03, 2000, 00:00 ET Holiday Feasts: Icelandic Treats

COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- When visions of sugarplums fill your thoughts, it's a sure bet that the holidays are just around the...


Oct 25, 2000, 01:00 ET Icelandair Places First in Punctuality on North Atlantic Routes Among 17 AEA Carriers

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair again placed first among 17 Association of European Airlines (AEA) carriers in flight...


Oct 16, 2000, 01:00 ET Sagas and Other Stories; Iceland in Winter: A Step Back in Time

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Heroes, villains, trolls and elves are the stuff sagas are made of -- at least, Icelandic Sagas. Written...


Oct 11, 2000, 01:00 ET Icelandair Business Class Offers Comfort, Convenience ... and Communication

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair Business Class travelers are pleased with the latest "extra" from Icelandair: Cellhire....


Oct 04, 2000, 01:00 ET Turkey a la Iceland?

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans looking for a unique way to commemorate Thanksgiving have been flocking to Reykjavik, Iceland,...


Sep 27, 2000, 01:00 ET Escape the Ordinary!

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Picture this: it's twilight on Halloween. You are meandering down a path lined with otherworldly lava...


Sep 25, 2000, 01:00 ET 'Santas' Are Coming! Christmas Time in Iceland: A Child's Delight

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- While Christmas dreams of American children are filled with sugarplums and Santa Claus, little ones in...


Sep 13, 2000, 01:00 ET The Vikings Are Coming to Providence - September 15th; Leif Eiriksson Descendant to Rediscover America; Viking Crew Prepares to Dock at US Ports

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- "Leif the Lucky" landed in North America a thousand years ago, becoming the first European in recorded...


Aug 18, 2000, 01:00 ET Iceland Airwaves 2000 to Rock Reykjavik; UK's 'Suede' to Headline; 'The Flaming Lips' Also Joins International Lineup

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair presents the second annual international Iceland Airwaves to be held October 19-22, 2000....


Aug 17, 2000, 01:00 ET Hot Jazz Warms Up The Arctic Circle Reykjavik Celebrates 10th Annual Jazz Festival in September

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz sizzles near the Arctic Circle during Iceland's 10th annual Reykjavik Jazz Festival September 2 - 10,...