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Wow Air to launch new routes from the USA to India via Iceland

Wow Air Airbus A330-343 TF-LUV (msn 1607)  AMS (Ton Jochems). Image: 941069.

Wow Air announced it will launch new connecting routes from the U.S. to Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in Delhi, India via Iceland. The routes will provide millions of Americans in nine major cities across the country affordable access to the bustling Indian metropolis. The Delhi route will launch on December 5, 2018.

WOW air flight attendant visits the Taj Mahal—, one of the seven wonders of the world—located just a short distance from Delhi. (CNW Group/WOW air)

Service to DEL will be available from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI), Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW), San Francisco International Airport (SFO), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL).

WOW air will use its brand new Airbus A330neo aircraft on the Delhi route with its new Wow Premium seats.

* From Boston (BOS), New York (EWR), Washington D.C. (BWI), Chicago (ORD), Pittsburgh (PIT), Detroit (DTW), San Francisco (SFO), Los Angeles (LAX) and St. Louis(STL) to Dehli (DEL) via Iceland.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Wow Air): Wow Air Airbus A330-343 TF-LUV (msn 1607) AMS (Ton Jochems). Image: 941069.

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Three New Flights, Two New Airlines, One New Cool Destination for DFW Airport Customers

Iceland has become a new destination from DFW. Instead of one airline, the new destination will be served by three airlines this summer:

DFW made this announcement:

Customers at Dallas-Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport have three new, nonstop flights to Icelandjust in time for the peak summer travel season. Two Icelandic-based airlines, Wow air and Icelandair, will begin flying from DFW to Reykjavík–Keflavík (KEF) International Airport in late May, and American Airlines will launch its KEF flight in early June.

Iceland is an increasingly popular tourist destination and has become a convenient stopover for travelers connecting to Europe. Between the two Icelandic carriers, DFW customers will have access to 39 destinations in Europe and the Middle East. American Airlines connects travelers to Iceland through its largest hub.

New Iceland services schedule

  • Wow air
    Begins May 24, 2018
    Departs DFW at 4:10 p.m. (CDT)
    Arrives KEF at 4:45 a.m. (GMT)
    Aircraft: Airbus A330
    Seats: 350
    Service: Seasonal (summer); three times per week
    Operates from DFW Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
  • Icelandair
    Begins May 31, 2018
    Departs DFW at 4:20 p.m. (CDT)
    Arrives KEF at 5:10 a.m. (GMT)
    Aircraft: Boeing 757-200
    Seats: 183
    Service: Year-round; four times per week
    Operates from DFW on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
  • American Airlines
    Begins June 7, 2018
    Departs DFW at 8:20 p.m. (CDT)
    Arrives KEF at 9:15 a.m. (GMT)
    Aircraft: Boeing 757-200
    Seats: 176
    Service: Seasonal (summer); daily
    Operates from DFW seven days per week

Wow Air introduces new Wow Premium Fares

Wow Air Airbus A330-343 TF-GAY (msn 1098) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 933641.

Wow Air, Iceland’s ultra-low-fare transatlantic airline, announces WOW premium, a new full-service ticket bundle that is perfect for the business or leisure traveler seeking a more inclusive travel experience. This new offering from Wow Air will rival similar business services offered on legacy carriers with the fares remaining closer to what consumers have come to know and expect from the innovative Icelandic airline.

The WOW premium ticket bundle includes: the WOW air BigSeat, featuring a wider seat with a foot rest and at least 37 inches of legroom; priority boarding and fast track security; an in-flight meal and drinks; two checked bags; one carry-on item; one personal item; and no change fee for rescheduling and cancellation protection.

WOW premium is an enhanced version of the WOW biz offering that was announced in 2017.

“We have received great interest from businesses that want to provide their employees that travel a more comfortable experience at affordable prices that are not currently available,” says Skúli Mogensen, founder and CEO of WOW air. “We believe we can be a leader in this market by offering a premium product at half the price of our competitors and look forward to continuing to lower prices over the Atlantic.”

For a limited time, travelers can purchase select one-way WOW premium fares to Iceland from Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO) and New York (EWR and JFK) for as low as $399*. Additionally, WOW air is offering select one-way WOW premium fares from Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO) and New York (EWR and JFK) to Amsterdam (AMS), Paris (CDG) and London (LGW and STN) via Iceland for as low as $599*.

More information about each ticket package available from WOW air is available here:

WOW basic

WOW plus

WOW comfy

WOW premium

  • Flight ticket
  • 1 personalitem up to a maximum of 42x32x25cm/ 17x13x10in.

  • Flight ticket
  • 1 personal item
  • 1 carry-on bag up to a maximum of 56x45x25cm/22x18x10in (12kg/26 lbs).
  • 1 checked bag.
  • Standard seat selection.

  • Flight ticket
  • 1 personal item
  • 1 carry-on bag
  • 1 checked in bag.
  • Cancellation protection. Ensures a refund if a customer cancels a flight reservation due to unavoidable reasons. More on cancellation protection here.
  • Seat reservation. XL (seat pitch: 32 – 33″) or XXL (seat pitch: 35″+). Best extra legroom seat available.

  • Flight ticket
  • 1 personal item.
  • 1 carry-on bag.
  • 2 checked bags
  • Cancellation protection. Ensures a refund if a customer cancels a flight reservation due to unavoidable reasons. More on cancellation protection here.
  • BigSeat. Our biggest and most comfortable seat with a seat pitch: 37″ -45″)
  • Fast Track Security at KEF airport in Iceland. Separate security lane through security control. Quicker access to the departure hall.
  • Priority boarding (all airports). Early boarding means plenty of overhead baggage space and more time to get comfortable on board.
  • In-flight meal. Delicious meal from our exclusive pre-order menu or food and drink from the WOW ME catalog on board.
  • No change fee

*Flights from San Francisco (SFO), Los Angeles (LAX) and New York (EWR & JFK) to Iceland (KEF), Amsterdam (AMS), Paris (CDG) and London (LGW & STN) via Iceland. Based on lowest one-way WOW premium fare booked on www.wowair.us. Includes all taxes, fees and carrier charges. Available for travel April – June & September – October, 2018. The offer applies for 375 seats on selected flights, only when booking round trip flights. Subject to availability. Lowest advertised fare is exclusive to MyWOW members.

Copyright Photo: Wow Air Airbus A330-343 TF-GAY (msn 1098) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 933641.

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Wow Air to launch low-cost flight from New York JFK to Iceland this spring

Wow Air Airbus A330-343 TF-WOW (msn 1624) AMS (Ton Jochems). Image: 940507.

Wow Air will begin service out of John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) on April 27, 2018, giving New York passengers the opportunity to visit some of the most popular European destinations just in time for spring. Travelers still have the option to fly out of Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) as well, with a total of 20 weekly flights from both JFK and EWR.

For a limited time, $99 tickets will be available from JFK and EWR to Keflavik (Reykjavik), Iceland and $149 tickets from EWR to Amsterdam (AMS), Berlin (SXF) and Paris(CDG) and from JFK to London (STN), Paris (CDG) and Amsterdam (AMS).

 

Launched in November 2011, Wow Air now connects 38 destinations across the U.S. and Europe with the Icelandic capital. In 2016, WOW Air flew with 1,668,773 passengers in total, which is an increase of 130% from 2015.

Copyright Photo: Wow Air Airbus A330-343 TF-WOW (msn 1624) AMS (Ton Jochems). Image: 940507.

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Wow Air to launch low-fare flights from New York JFK

First A321neo, delivered on June 21, 2017

Wow Air will begin service to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) this spring, with the inaugural flight from the United States’ busiest international airport scheduled for April 26, 2018.

Additionally, the airline is extending service out of Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) with 13 flights per week starting May 2018.

$99 one-way tickets from JFK will go on sale for passengers looking to travel to
Paris,Amsterdam, London Stansted, Frankfurt, Dublin, Copenhagen and Berlin.

 

To celebrate the new route, special prices will also be available out of the following US cities to select locations:

  • From Newark (EWR), Cleveland (CLE) and Cincinnati (CVG) to Paris (CDG), Amsterdam (AMS), London (STN), Frankfurt (FRA), Dublin (DUB), Copenhagen (CPH) and Berlin (SXF) via Iceland.
  • Miami (MIA) to Paris (CDG), Amsterdam (AMS), Dublin (DUB) and Copenhagen (CPH) via Iceland.
  • Boston (BOS) and Pittsburgh (PIT) to Paris (CDG), Amsterdam (AMS), London (STN), Brussels(BRU), Dublin (DUB), Copenhagen (CPH) and Edinburgh (EDI) and Stockholm (ARN) via Iceland.

Launched in November 2011, Wow Air now connects 38 destinations across North America, Europe and the Middle East with Iceland. In 2016, Wow Air flew with 1,668,773 passengers in total, which is an increase of 130% from 2015.

Copyright Photo: Wow Air Airbus A321-253N WL TF-SKY (msn 7694) BWI (Tony Storck). Image: 939133.

Wow Air becomes the first Airbus A321neo operator in Europe

Wow Air, the Icelandic low-fare carrier, has taken delivery of its first A321neo (A321-253N TF-SKY, msn 7694) at a ceremony during the 52nd Le Bourget Paris airshow. The aircraft was officially handed over to the airline’s Chief Executive Officer, Skúli Mogensen. The aircraft leased from Air Lease Corporation will join WOW air’s existing all Airbus Fleet of 15 A320 Family aircraft.

The aircraft, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines, is configured in a comfortable 218 seat layout. WOW air’s A321neo will be based at Keflavik airport in Iceland and operate commercial flights from Europe to North America.

Photo: Airbus.

Wow Air takes delivery of its first Airbus A320neo

Wow Air (Keflavik) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo on lease from  Air Lease Corporation (ALC). Wow Air is an all Airbus operator with 12 aircraft in its fleet to date.

The pictured A320-251N TF-NEO (msn 7560) will feature a single-class cabin layout with 180 seats.
The airline has chosen CFM engines to power the aircraft that will operate throughout Europe.
Photo: Airbus.