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Air strike in Iceland delays all flights in and out of country

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All flights the evening of April 7 and the day of April 8 are delayed for passengers stopping on layover in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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So far, as of 6 pm (mountain time), flights will not be cancelled.

Icelandair and many European airlines are blaming an industrial action in Keflavik airport, affecting all flights departing between 10:00 and 11:00.

Icelandair has posted a travel alert, with apologies to travelers' delays. Several passengers at Denver International Airport expressed displeasure at the unforeseen delays.

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