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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, Air Berlin, Eurowings, Bluebird Cargo, Air Baltic, Fly Niki, First Choice Airways, WOW air, easyJet, Norwegian, Germania, 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

  • 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


First contract with passenger airline – LTU Airlines


The company was divided into three seperate companies

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

British Airways begin to fly into Keflavík Airport

  • Iceland Express joined

Delta Airlines joined

  • WOW air, EasyJet and Norwegian joined

Meet Our Team

Sigthor Kristinn Skulason

Sigthor Kristinn Skulason


+354 420 0702

+354 699 7247

Gudjon Skulason

Gudjon Skulason

Director Ground Operations

+354 420 0704

+354 840 7028

Asdis Adolfsdottir

Asdis Adolfsdottir

Director Safety, Security & Compliance Monitoring

+354 420 0706

+354 899 8957

Thorey Jonsdottir

Thorey Jonsdottir

Director Human Resources and Training

+354 420 0703

+354 692 6061

Thorhalla Palsdottir

Thorhalla Palsdottir

Director Finance

+354 420 0701

Steindor Bjarni Robertsson

Steindor Bjarni Robertsson

Director Sales & Marketing

+354 420 0705

+354 896 0313

Dadi Bergthorsson

Dadi Bergthorsson

Manager Load Control

+354 420 0719

+354 8916811

Einar Haukur Bjornsson

Einar Haukur Bjornsson

Manager Ramp Handling

+354 420 0716

Soffia Dagbjort Jonsdottir

Soffia Dagbjort Jonsdottir

Manager Aircraft cleaning and security

+354 691 9070

Kristjan Helgi Johannsson

Kristjan Helgi Johannsson

Manager Passenger Service

+354 420 0749

+354 840 0302

Hjörtur Palmi Palsson

Hjörtur Palmi Palsson

Manager Cargo Centre

+354 420 0728

+354 822 0708

Arnar Snaer Petursson

Arnar Snaer Petursson

Training Manager

+354 420 0724

+354 771 6171

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