WOW air

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WOW air
WOWLogo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
WW WOW WOW AIR
FoundedNovember 2011
Ceased operations28 March 2019
HubsKeflavík International Airport
Fleet size11
HeadquartersReykjavík, Iceland
Websitehttp://wowair.com/
A WOW A320 airplane.

WOW air was a budget airline from Iceland.

History[change | change source]

WOW air began in November 2011.[1] Its first flight was on 1 June 2012.[2] The airline flew 11 airplanes from the Airbus A320 family to destinations in Europe, North America and the Middle East.[3]

Wow air stopped operations on 28 March 2019. All flights were cancelled and thousands of stranded passengers were told to book with other airliners.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "New Icelandic Carrier Wow Air Launches Operation from June 2012". airlineroute.net. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  2. "Wow Air to start operations from Iceland on June 1, 2012". World Airline News. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  3. "This airline is making flights to Europe as cheap as $99". Washington Post. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  4. "Wow Air failure: 'They gave us pizza - then cancelled our flight'". BBC News. 28 March 2019. Retrieved 28 March 2019.