Tag: WOW Air

Another Attempt to Build an Airline on the Remains of WOW Air

Reading Time: 1 minute Talks about the revival of WOW Air have been continuing since March, 2019, since the airline went bankrupt. Currently, the latest information provides that there is the second attempt to bring back to life at least something of WOW Air. Although this time under the new name: PLAY. Some time ago it was announced that […]

WOW Air to Make a Comeback Already in October?

Reading Time: 1 minute WOW air, the carrier that after long struggles went bankrupt in spring of 2019 leaving thousands of passengers stranded, is about to rise from the ashes and start benefiting passengers with ultra-low-cost flights again. The transatlantic carrier is being revived by USAerospace Associates, the US company lead by Michelle Ballarin. While the company, with a $85 […]

New Airline to Rise from the Former WOW air?

Reading Time: 1 minute Something of WOW air could be revived in the near future. Two former WOW air executives have joined their forces to set a new business on the foundation of the collapsed WOW air. The new company with a working name WAB, reportedly standing for “We Are Back”, has even attracted a potential investor. A local […]

JUST IN | WOW air Ceases Operations and Cancels Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute WOW air, the struggling Icelandic low-cost carrier, has announced ending its operations and encouraged passengers “to check available flights with other airlines”. WOW air, the Icelandic low-cost carrier, has been going through the hard times since autumn 2018. Reducing some destinations, fleet, number of employees, WOW air was looking for the ways to keep the […]

Icelandair Gives Up Its Interest in WOW air Again

Reading Time: 2 minutes After several attempts and re-negotiations,  the Icelandair Group has finally arrived at the decision not to get involved in WOW air operations and not to invest into the struggling airline. WOW air, the Icelandic low-cost carrier, has been going through the hard times since autumn 2018. Reducing some destinations, fleet, number of employees, WOW air […]

Icelandair Reverses Plans to Acquire WOW Air

Reading Time: 1 minute The future for Iceland’s low-cost carrier WOW Air looks bleak with Icelandair Group scrapping plans to buy out the struggling airline. Icelandair confirmed that conditions for the share purchase were “unlikely” to be filled by the company’s shareholder meeting November 30, 2018. WOW Air first took to the air in 2012 as a no-frills budget […]

Icelandair: Purchase of WOW Air to Shake Transatlantic Market

Reading Time: 1 minute Icelandair, the flag carrier of Iceland, announced its plans to purchase it rival WOW Air, an Icelandic low-cost carrier. Therefore, the acquisition is still a subject to approval by Icelandair Group shareholders. Both airlines will continue their operations under separate brands and operating approvals. Icelandair as a full-service airline, while WOW Air as a budget airline. […]

WOW Air Announces New Route from the U.S. to India via Iceland

Reading Time: 1 minute WOW air announced it will launch a new route from the U.S. to Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in Delhi, India via Iceland. The route will provide millions of Americans in nine major cities across the country affordable access to the bustling Indian metropolis. The route will launch December 5, 2018, giving business and leisure […]

A330neo Rolls out of Paintshop in WOW Air Colours

Reading Time: 1 minute WOW air’s first A330neo aircraft has rolled-out of the paint-shop in Toulouse. The low-fare airline based in Iceland will take delivery of the aircraft on lease from Avolon later in 2018, becoming the third operator of the type world-wide. WOW air is an all Airbus operator with a fleet of 18 aircraft (15 A320 Family […]

WOW Air Takes Delivery Of Its First A320neo

Reading Time: 1 minute WOW Air, the low-fare airline based in Iceland, has taken delivery of its first A320neo (TF-MAX • MSN 7560) on a lease from Air Lease Corporation. WOW Air is an all-Airbus operator with a dozen aircraft in its fleet to date. The order, announced last year includes five A320 Family Aircraft. Of these, three A321neo […]