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Jul 21, 2000, 01:00 ET

Celebrate Leif the Lucky's Voyage to the New World - Visit His World

COLUMBIA, Md., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been a thousand years since Viking ships plied the North Atlantic in search of new lands in a new...

Jul 21, 2000, 01:00 ET

Join the Throng: Run for Your Lives - it's Time for the Reykjavik Marathon

COLUMBIA, Md., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The 17th Annual International Reykjavik Marathon, scheduled for August 19, will put runners from around...

Jun 27, 2000, 01:00 ET

It's Hot! It's Cool! It's icelandculture.com

COLUMBIA, Md., June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- People with a need to know about the hottest things happening in Europe's coolest capital are invited to...

Jun 27, 2000, 01:00 ET

Time to go A-Viking With Icelandair Holidays

COLUMBIA, Md., June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelander Leif Eiriksson started something a thousand years ago - and it's become the hottest story of...

Jun 21, 2000, 01:00 ET

Icelandair and MasterCard Team Up for Values

COLUMBIA, Md., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair's new partnership with MasterCard enables travelers to take advantage of a number of exciting...

Jun 05, 2000, 01:00 ET

Good Old Days? Fare Wars Evoke Memories of Icelandair's Early Years

COLUMBIA, Md., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- During the dog days of summer, when traffic across the North Atlantic is at its peak and airlines battle...

Jun 01, 2000, 01:00 ET

Last Chance to See 'Willy' Before They 'Free Willy' Again

COLUMBIA, Md., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Keiko, the famous whale lead of the feature film "Free Willy" who was returned to Iceland nearly two years...

May 12, 2000, 01:00 ET

Jean-Michel Cousteau Highlights Icelandair Holidays' 'Free Willy' Package

COLUMBIA, Md., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair Holidays, in cooperation with Ocean Futures, the organization supporting Keiko, the Orca Whale...

May 11, 2000, 01:00 ET

Gunnar Eklund Receives 'Airline Professional of the Year' Award

COLUMBIA, Md., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Gunnar Eklund, Icelandair's General Manager-The Americas, has been selected as "Airline Professional of the...

May 03, 2000, 01:00 ET

History Repeats Itself

COLUMBIA, Md., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair issued the following: Dawn lingers in the skies above Reykjavik harbor as the clouds roll...

Apr 27, 2000, 01:00 ET

Icelandair Launches Online Booking Via Mobile Phones

COLUMBIA, Md., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair has launched the first mobile phone online service that allows customers to book and purchase...

Apr 27, 2000, 01:00 ET

Icelandair Teams With FairMarket to Offer Online Auction Site; Bids Open at $1 for 4th of July Travel

COLUMBIA, Md., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair, "the coolest airline crossing the Atlantic," has joined FairMarket, Inc. to deliver...

Apr 27, 2000, 01:00 ET

Attention Art Lovers: Trendy Iceland Celebrates The Arts Reykjavik Festival Marks 30th Anniversary

COLUMBIA, Md., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair Holidays has just put together two special Reykjavik Arts Festival packages, beginning at...

Mar 27, 2000, 00:00 ET

Follow the Classic Ring Road

COLUMBIA, Md., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The synonym for Nature is Iceland. Check any dictionary. Especially in Summer. There is no denying the...

Mar 20, 2000, 00:00 ET

Get a Jump on Summer; Icelandair Holidays Presents Springtime in Iceland

COLUMBIA, Md., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair Holidays Independent Self-Drive packages offer an interesting alternative to the usual "take...

Mar 07, 2000, 00:00 ET

ICELANDAIR Holidays Extends Midweek Madness; Most Popular Package Now Available Through May 15

COLUMBIA, Md., March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers yearning to experience Springtime in Iceland will appreciate Icelandair Holidays' extension of...

Mar 06, 2000, 00:00 ET

Icelandair Announces $32.5 Million Profit for 1999

COLUMBIA, Md., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair and its subsidiaries produced a profit before tax of US $32.5 million (ISK 2,367 million) on...

Feb 26, 2000, 00:00 ET

Dip 'n' Sip in Iceland's Blue Lagoon: Surreal Spa on Top of the World; Earth-Warmed Waters Have Healing Powers for Body & Soul

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine sitting up to your neck in iridescent water, surrounded by eerie lava formations that rise...

Feb 23, 2000, 00:00 ET

Icelandair Files Fares for 4,500 City-Pairs

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel Agents may now book filed fares to Reykjavik and other Icelandair destinations in Europe from US...

Feb 23, 2000, 00:00 ET

Castanets and Hot Rock

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- If the sound of castanets stirs your soul as flamenco dancers twirl and guitars beat to the rhythm of...