Registration page for drone operators - 21.11.2022

The Icelandic Transport Authority has opened a registration page (www.flydrone.is) where drone operators have the opportunity to register, study course material and take the exam in subcategory A1/A3 for the open category.

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Iceland to join EUROCONTROL – Transitional Agreement signed - 15.9.2022

Iceland and EUROCONTROL have today signed a Transitional Agreement marking Iceland’s intention to become a Member State of the Organisation on 1 January 2025.

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Fee-paying passengers - 9.8.2022

The Icelandic Transport Authority would like to inform those who intend to utilize the services of those offering flights to the eruption that only air operators with a valid Air Operator Certificate (AOC) may charge a fee for flights, e.g. sightseeing flights over the eruption.

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Drone flight and the volcano in Reykjanes - 4.8.2022

Now that the volcanic eruption has started again in Reykjanes, the Icelandic Transport Authority wants to, given the occasion, reaffirm the rules that apply to drone flights and are intended to ensure e.g. segregation of drones and other aircraft.

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Together - 22.6.2022

A new overall Policy of the Icelandic Transport Authority has been approved for the period 2022 to 2024. The Policy is a guide to the future that we want to build in the coming years. This vision for the future states the commitment of the Icelandic Transport Authority to work hand in hand with stakeholders in improving transport safety for the benefit of the whole community.

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Ban on Russian vessels from Icelandic ports - 12.5.2022

Port managers have been sent an information letter amending the regulation on EU sanctions against Russia regarding Ukraine, which are being implemented in Iceland. The change includes e.g. a ban on the arrival of ships registered in Russia to Icelandic ports. The ban took effect in Iceland last Friday.

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Icelandic airspace closed to Russian air traffic - 28.2.2022

Iceland has decided to close its airspace to Russian air traffic, in solidarity with Ukraine.

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Public restrictions due to COVID-19 lifted - 24.2.2022

All public restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic has been lifted at the Icelandic border.

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