Atlantic Airways wants to launch a couple of direct flights from the Faroe Islands to New York City sometime next year. This report has caught the attention of travel consultant and blogger Ben Schlappig, who writes for One Mile At A Time.
Local.fo understands that Atlantic Airways wants to launch a couple of direct flights from the Faroe Islands to New York City sometime next year. In recent years, Atlantic Airways has opened (summer) routes from the Faroes to Mallorca, Barcelona, Lisboa and Malta.
Atlantic Airways has made a so-called Interline deal with French/Dutch airline KLM. Atlantic Airways is expecting to launch discounted trips to Paris and Amsterdam, which area Air France-KLM’s two main airports.
Faroe Islands Translate, the initiative that saw Faroese volunteers create live video translations for people all over the world, won a bronze Cannes Lion at the prestigious annual awards show in southern France June 21.
The Bakkafrost-owned fish feed company Havsbrún is looking at opportunities for a feed storage facility at Træna in Nordland, Norway, reports SalmonBusiness. However, Odd Eliasen, CEO of Havsbrún, can neither confirm or deny these plans.
A new youth hostel has opened on the island of Svínoy. The first public event at the hostel, locally known as Gamligarður, was a free-for-all breakfast last weekend as part of the Outlying Islands Festival.
Marine Harvest has launched Mjølnir, the first catamaran to be made by the Norwegian seafood company from Mest. Mjølnir» is 15 meters long and seven meters wide. It has been equipped with a 15 tonnes deck winch.