Eagle Air, known as Flugfélagið Ernir in Icelandic, is a family-owned airline based in Iceland, established in 1970 by Hörður Guðmundsson and his family. Initially, the airline served as a transportation and security link in the remote Westfjords region, focusing on ambulance and mail services. Over time, Eagle Air diversified its services, including domestic, charter, and international flights. The airline has a rich history of aiding humanitarian efforts, such as delivering aid supplies to civil war-stricken regions in Africa during the early 1990s. As of now, Eagle Air operates domestic flights, charter services, and adventure tours from its hub at Reykjavík Airport, contributing to Iceland’s tourism and local transportation sectors.
Eagle Air currently operates flights from Reykjavík Airport to Hornafjörður Airport in Höfn and Húsavík Airport, providing essential connectivity within Iceland. The airline has also previously served destinations like Árneshreppur, Bíldudalur, Sauðárkrókur, and Heimaey in the Westman Islands, amongst others, showcasing its commitment to enhancing domestic connectivity and tourism.
The fleet of Eagle Air comprises various propeller-driven aircraft including Helio Courier, Britten-Norman Islander, Piper Aztec, Piper Chieftain, Cessna Titan, de Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter, Cessna 206, and Cessna 185. In 2018, the airline expanded its fleet by acquiring a 32-seat Dornier 328 airliner, indicating a continual effort to modernize and enhance its service capabilities.
- IATA: FEI
- ICAO: FEI
Official site: eagleair.is