Being a helicopter company based out of the northernmost capital of the world, facing different conditions is what we specialize inn. Working with, and around the weather is a challenge we welcome every day at Norðurflug. This video was filmed by our pilot Gísli late November last year and shows the magnificent light we get […]
We love weather live from Iceland
If you love weather, ALL weather, Iceland is the place to visit! Last December the fun loving crew of We Love Weather visited Iceland and, among many locations, made a pit stop at volcano Hengill. Hengill is our landing spot in the Geothermal Tour. Check out the LIVE video below! Inside Iceland – We’re on […]
Want to visit GOT filming locations this summer?
Well good news – Iceland is crawling with them and most are easily accessible (that’s Icelandic “easily”, some driving and hiking is required). The legendary Brienne of Tarth and Hound fight was filmed in Hengill volcano. Located only a 30 min drive out of Reykjavík. Hellisheiði plateu is a highly active geothermal area which provides […]
Imagin Jewels in Iceland
Check out this gorgeous short film from LightBros Creative for IMaGiN Jewels! The glacier shot is from a unique, bright blue lake by the bottom of Langjökull glacier, one of the hidden gems of Iceland!
Movements in Öræfajökull caldera confirmed by NASA
There have been numerous tremors in and around Öræfajökull glacier this year, increasing this fall. Recently NASA gave a special permission for the use of Lansdat 8 observation satellite to get more detailed picture of the situation. Pictures and more about this story here.
Blast from the past
Recently the Icelandic Civil Aviation Administration published their forecast for travelers in Iceland for 2018. By the end of this year we´ll have had 8.8 million travelers visiting Iceland. The forecast for 2018 is 10 million visitors! To put these numbers in perspective, we looked up some numbers in the book of tourism in Iceland*. […]
Exclusive Tour Operator of the year 2018: By Luxury Travel Guide
We can happily confirm that we are the winners for the 2018 European awards: Exclusive Tour Operator of the year in Iceland. What a fantastic honor to be rewarded two years in a row. Thank you LTG: European Awards.
Never as many Icelanders on our tours!
Even though our service is aimed for international travelers we are seeing more and more Icelanders using our services. This summer we saw an increase in Icelanders for around 35%! We are very pleased that our fellow countrymen choose our services and like to have greater number in the future 🙂
“Iceland’s leading helicopter tour operator” by World Travel Awards 2017
We are so proud to announce our win in the World Travel Awards this fall! Norðurflug Helicopter Tours was selected Iceland’s leading helicopter tour operator. As the name implies this is a world wide award that celebrates excellence in tourism. We where so humbled to be chosen by voters across the globe. From the bottom […]
Dramatic changes in the setting of the first Hollywood movie filmed in Iceland
There is no question about it, Hollywood definitely has had a very big part of the booming tourism in Iceland. In the 1985 James Bond movie “A view to a kill” the opening seen is set on the (now) famous Glacier Lagoon. At this point in time there was very little tourism in Iceland but […]