Tag: WOW Air

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 […]

Iceland’s WOW Air Boosts US Services

Reading Time: 2 minutes Icelandic low-cost carrier (LCC) WOW Air is boosting capacity from Reykjavik to the US by increasing frequencies and taking delivery of five additional aircraft, including its first Airbus A321neo. “We are adding our first Airbus A320neo in April; in May we will take delivery of the first A321neo. Also in May and June, three more […]