About Us

Brief Introduction

Air Atlanta Icelandic is an Icelandic airline founded in 1986 by Captain Arngrimur Johannsson and his wife, Thora Gudmundsdottir.
From the beginning, the company has focused on providing ACMI (Wet Lease) and aircraft charter services to the passenger and cargo market worldwide.

Throughout the years, Air Atlanta Icelandic has established a large and diverse customer base of airlines, tour operators, charter brokers, governments and various non-profit organizations.

About Us

Brief Introduction

About Us

Air Atlanta Icelandic is an Icelandic airline founded in 1986 by Captain Arngrimur Johannsson and his wife, Thora Gudmundsdottir.
From the beginning, the company has focused on providing ACMI (Wet Lease) and aircraft charter services to the passenger and cargo market worldwide.

Throughout the years, Air Atlanta Icelandic has established a large and diverse customer base of airlines, tour operators, charter brokers, governments and various non-profit organizations.

Air Atlanta Icelandic operated its first Hajj flight in 1988 and has since evolved to become the largest ACMI Hajj operator in the world.

Historically, Air Atlanta Icelandic has operated a wide range of aircraft types in the narrowbody and widebody range, both passenger and cargo. Air Atlanta Icelandic currently specializes in Boeing 747-400 aircraft. Other aircraft operated by the company are Boeing 747-300, Airbus 340 and Airbus 330.

Air Atlanta Icelandic employs a multicultural workforce of more than 1,000 employees and contractors, counting more than 40 nationalities. Flight deck and cabin crew form the largest group of the workforce, with maintenance and operations experts making up the majority of ground staff. Head Quarters are based in Iceland, but the company sets up operation bases and maintenance line stations all over the world to support its global flight operation.

Air Atlanta Icelandic holds an Icelandic AOC (air operator certificate) issued by the Icelandic Transport Authority, fulfilling the requirements of JAR OPS 1 / EU OPS and PART M and EU – regulation 2407/92. The company further holds Air Operator approval from the US Department of Transport, Canadian Transportation Agency and Australian Government. The company became IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) qualified in 2011, but the IOSA program is an internationally recognized and accepted evaluation system designed to assess the operational management and control systems of an airline.

Our Senior Management

Experienced Team

We are proud to have a highly-experienced management team, who all have extensive airline operational knowhow. The management team is made up of highly competent personnel whose main focus is to deliver superior service and assist the company’s worldwide customers with their ever-changing needs.

Agust Fjeldsted

Director Line Maintenance

Andri Hermansson

Head of Security

Arngrimur Stefansson

Director Financial Planning & Control

Baldvin Mar Hermannson

S.V.P. Sales & Marketing

Bergur Gudjons Jonasson

Director Human Resources

Egill Thorvardarson

S.V.P. Legal Affairs

Einar Birgisson

Director Key Accounts

Elias Hoskuldsson

Director Treasury

Ellert Eggertsson

S.V.P. Fleet Planning

Geir Valur Agustsson

Chief Financial Officer

Gisli Skulason

Director Quality and Compliance

Gnupur Halldorsson

Director IT

Hannes Hilmarsson

Chief Executive Officer

Haraldur Gudni Bjarnason

Director Materials

Ingibjorg Ketilsdottir

Director Accounting

Ingimar Trausti Jonsson

Director Powerplants

Ketill Arni Ketilsson

V.P. Maintenance

Ketill Gunnarsson

Director Flight Support

Kyrre Nilsen

Chief Pilot

Magnus Asgeirsson

Director Sales

Sigridur Svava Sandholt

Director Crew Resources

Sigurjon Thordarson

Director Flight Safety

Sigurjon Valsson

V.P. Flight Operation

Sigurthor Gunnlaugsson

Director Travel

Stefan Eyjofsson

Chief Operating Officer

Tryggvi Thrainsson

Director Crew Training

Vidar Smari Hjartarson

Director Engineering & Planning

 

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IDRIS MADIN IDRIS

 

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DAVOR KANDRAC

 

SERGE SEVER

 

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CARMELO KITAGAWA

 

DOMINIKA ANNA MADAJCZAK

 

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MOHAMMED AL-THANI

 

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KEVIN AMBROSE SWEENEY

 

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SEBASTIEN ANGEL POL GHISLAIN PIRNAY

 

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ALINA ANDERSEN EIRA

 

MENNATALLA SALAH MOHAMED ALI ELKANANY

 

MARK EUGENE ZARAZUN

 

RIMSARDEEN HALALDEEN SALEEM

 

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Our People

Over 50 nationalities

Air Atlanta Icelandic employs a multicultural workforce of over 1,000 employees and contractors, which includes over 50 different nationalities. Flight deck and cabin crew form the largest group of the workforce, with maintenance and operations experts making up the majority of our ground staff. We have developed a core team of experienced people who can act flexibly and quickly set up an operation at short notice anywhere in the world. Air Atlanta Icelandic’s employees are required to work within the airline customer’s operational environment and national culture, adapting procedures and techniques to the customer’s specific needs.

Our Ownership

Privately owned

Air Atlanta Icelandic is a privately-owned company. The current ownership rests with four members of its senior management team, who purchased the company through a management buy-out in December 2007.

Hannes Hilmarsson

Chief Executive Officer

Geir Valur Agustsson

Chief Financial Officer

Stefan Eyjolfsson

Chief Operating Officer

Helgi Hilmarsson

Managing Director Avia

Our Headquarters

Kopavogur, Iceland

Our headquarters are based in Hlidasmari 3, Kopavogur, Iceland, just south of the country's capital of Reykjavik. Approximately 100 employees and 24-hour operation centre are located at the company's headquarters, but all flights are operated out of the customer operational bases worldwide.