Requisition – termination of a travel agency licence – Saga Travel ehf

The travel agency license of Saga Travel ehf., kt. 421009-1040, Fjölnisgötu 6a, 600 Akureyri has been terminated because the company has officially been declared bankrupt
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Iceland Introduces Temporary Schengen Border Controls and 14-day Quarantine for International Arrivals

In accordance with recommendations from Iceland’s Chief Epidemiologist, the Minister of Health has changed the current rules restrictions on arrivals due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
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Restrictions to be gradually lifted starting 4 May

Yesterday the government of Iceland introduced steps to lift the restrictions currently in place in Iceland due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Travel restrictions imposed for the Schengen Area and the European Union are still in place.
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Departures in March down by more than 50%

Departures of foreign passengers from Iceland via Keflavik airport were about 80 thousand in March, according to figures from the Icelandic Tourist Board, or less than half the numbers in March 2019, when departures were 170 thousand. The reason for this reduction in number should be obvious.
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Almost 90% of Icelanders are planning domestic travel in the next few months

Almost half of Icelanders believe that the spread of COVID-19 will, to some or large extent, affect their domestic travel in the next six months. Nevertheless, almost 90% of Icelanders are planning to travel domestically in the coming months. These are the results of a survey carried out by the Icelandic Tourist Board to assess the impact of the virus on Icelanders travel plans.
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