According to Faroese news website In.fo, Atlantic Airways is going to fly to Amsterdam from next summer. In.fo writes that Atlantic Airways will initially offer flights between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Vagar Airport three times a week.
A five member delegation from the Faroe Oil Industry Group (FOIB) has been in Aberdeen this week for discussions with five key oil companies, the Oil and Gas Authority, Oil and Gas UK and at least one major subsea contractor regarding future Atlantic Frontier prospects.
Two new hotels are set to open in the Faroe Islands in 2020, doubling the capital’s current bedroom capacity to approximately six hundred. There are currently an additional one hundred hotel bedrooms spread across the country.
Craig Murray, former British diplomat turned political activist, human rights campaigner and whistleblower, has astonishingly claimed that he had the Danish/Faroese delegation room bugged during the Shetland/Faroese maritime boundary negotiations in 1991.
Canada, Norway, Russia, the United States, China, Iceland, Japan, South Korea, Denmark (including Greenland and the Faroe Islands) and the European Union have signed the legally binding “Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean”
Traditional Faroese food is of great significance to the locals; not only the part where you get to dig in and satisfy those taste buds, but also the other stages, from hunting and killing to preserving and preparing.