Wow Air News

Wow Air to launch Dallas route in spring 2018

Wow Air to launch Dallas route in spring 2018

7 September 2017 Airline News Tourism News

Wow Air has unveiled a new service to Dallas, marking the low-cost airline’s 15th destination in North America. The inaugural service to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport will depart in May 2018 from Reykjavik, with the service operating three times per week, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Wow Air welcomes first Airbus A320neo to fleet

Wow Air welcomes first Airbus A320neo to fleet

2 May 2017 Airline News

Wow Air has taken delivery of the first A320neo aircraft, via an agreement with Air Lease Corporation. The new aircraft is the Icelandic airline’s thirteenth in a rapidly expanding, all-Airbus fleet and will be deployed on Wow Air’s routes to Europe and North America from tomorrow.

Wow air to boost low-cost transatlantic flight options

Wow air to boost low-cost transatlantic flight options

21 October 2016 Airline News

Icelandic low-cost transatlantic airline Wow air has announced plans to increase the number of flights from London to its hub in Iceland to two per day, as well as increases to its onward long-haul services to California. From March 27th next year the airline will fly daily from London to Los Angeles and San Francisco, via Reykjavik, making budget travel to California even more accessible for UK holidaymakers.

Edinburgh welcomes first Wow Air flight from Iceland

Edinburgh welcomes first Wow Air flight from Iceland

20 July 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Edinburgh Airport has welcomed the first Wow Air flight from Iceland. Travellers arriving from the Nordic nation, as well as North America were greeted at the arrival gate by a bagpipe player, providing an authentic Scottish musical welcome. Flights will depart Edinburgh Airport for the airline’s hub in Reykjavik twice-weekly between July and October on Sundays and Wednesdays, with a total flight time of two hours 30 minutes.

WOW air adds US West Coast destinations to transatlantic network

WOW air adds US West Coast destinations to transatlantic network

9 November 2015 Airline News Tourism News

WOW air, the ultra-low-cost transatlantic airline from Iceland, is to begin flying to the US West Coast in summer 2016 with Los Angeles and San Francisco confirmed as their fifth and sixth destinations in North America. The routes will be serviced by three new Airbus A330-300 aircraft, the first wide-body planes in the WOW air fleet, which will each carry 340 passengers in a single-class configuration.

WOW air sees sharp increase in passenger numbers

WOW air sees sharp increase in passenger numbers

17 July 2015 Airline News

WOW air, Iceland’s only low-cost airline, has enjoyed an increase in passenger numbers by 49 per cent in June 2015 compared with the same period in 2014. Some 83,000 passengers travelled with WOW air during the month with passenger load factors also up to 84 per cent, an eight per cent increase over the same period.

WOW air takes delivery of two Airbus A321 aircraft for transatlantic routes

WOW air takes delivery of two Airbus A321 aircraft for transatlantic routes

23 February 2015 Airline News

WOW air has purchased two new Airbus A321 aircraft on a finance lease for use on its transatlantic routes launching this spring to Boston and Washington DC. The largest of Airbus’ benchmark A320 family of aircraft, the A321 offers airlines the best seat-mile costs of any single-aisle aircraft, with an extra-long cabin that provides for seating capacities comparable to those in a wide body jet.

WOW air puts Boston plans on hold

WOW air puts Boston plans on hold

13 February 2014 Airline News

WOW air has revealed it has been forced to cancel plans to expand into North America due to the airline being denied key departure slots at Keflavik Airport. Rival airline Icelandair currently has a monopoly on the most sought after departure times between Iceland and North America which has long prevented consumers from being able to enjoy “competitive fares”, argues WOW.

Wow Air to launch low-cost Boston flights

Wow Air to launch low-cost Boston flights

15 November 2013 Airline News

Low-cost airline Wow Air will add transatlantic flights to its schedule with the launch of new routes to Boston in spring 2014. Wow will fly to Boston from London Gatwick via Reykjavik six times a week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

WOW air chooses Rooster for UK market

WOW air chooses Rooster for UK market

30 January 2013 Airline News

WOW air has turned to lifestyle PR agency Rooster to promote the Icelandic airline in the UK. Rooster will raise awareness of the WOW promise; the airline offers the lowest price, on the newest planes, with the biggest smile.