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Airport Associates at Keflavik Airport

Airport Associates is an independent ground handling service company, with headquarters at Keflavik Airport, Iceland. The company operates from it’s offices in the terminal building and the cargo terminal which is located next to the passenger terminal ramp.

All handling services are provided on a 24 hour basis, including full aircraft handling and cargo warehouse operations.

To us the key to success is a satisfied customer, receiving personal and customized service at a reasonable cost.

Our list of customers include: British Airways, Cargolux, Delta Airlines, UPS, Eurowings, Bluebird Cargo, Air Baltic, Neos, First Choice Airways,  easyJet, Norwegian, Baseops Europe, Avcon, Corendon, MNG Airlines, Volga Dnepr, Airbridge, ABX air and more.

Airport Associates is a flexible, dynamic company at your service!

Major Milestones

Founded in 1997 Only cargo activity in the beginning

1997
  • First customer Cargolux Airlines
  • Monopoly in ground handling services at Keflavík Airport
  • Monopoly lifted in steps… Completely lifted in 2001 for all aircraft types

Airport Associates was one of Bluebird Cargo founders

2000

First contract with passenger airline – LTU Airlines

2002

The company was divided into three seperate companies

2005
  • Express ehf (UPS – Authorized Service Contractor)
  • Airport Associates (Ground handling)
  • REA (Property)

British Airways begin to fly into Keflavík Airport

2006
2008
  • Iceland Express joined

Delta Airlines joined

2011
2012
  • WOW air, EasyJet and Norwegian joined

Wizz Air joined

2015
2018

American Airlines, Air Canada and S7 joined

Southair (FBO) bought by the mother company of Airport Assocites

2020

Meet Our Team

Sigthor Kristinn Skulason

Sigthor Kristinn Skulason

CEO

sigthor@airportassociates.com

+354 420 0702

+354 699 7247

Gudjon Skulason

Gudjon Skulason

Director Ground Operations

gudjons@airportassociates.com

+354 420 0704

Thorey Jonsdottir

Thorey Jonsdottir

Director Human Resources

Training · Quality & Safety

thorey@airportassociates.com

+354 420 0703

Steindor Bjarni Robertsson

Steindor Bjarni Robertsson

Director Sales & Aviation Security

steindor@airportassociates.com

+354 420 0705

Runar Dor Danielsson

Runar Dor Danielsson

Director Finance

runard@airportassociates.com

+354 420 0701

Dadi Bergthorsson

Dadi Bergthorsson

Manager Back of House

dadi@airportassociates.com

+354 420 0719

Sigríður Sesselja Sæmundsdóttir

Sigríður Sesselja Sæmundsdóttir

Manager Front of House

sigridur@airportassociates.com

+354 868 3114

Birna Dögg Bergþórsdóttir

Birna Dögg Bergþórsdóttir

Quality Manager

birna@airportassociates.com

+354 420 0745

+354 866 0174

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