WOW air Increases US Flights Due to Soaring Demand

WOW air Increases US Flights Due to Soaring Demand
20th October 2016 James Brooke

WOW air Increases US Flights Due to Soaring Demand

In Travel pr, Client News, Sector News

California routes will be daily due to popularity of low cost transatlantic flights.

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 27 March 2017, the airline will fly daily from London to Los Angeles and San Francisco, via Reykjavik (KEF), making budget travel to California even more accessible for UK holidaymakers with fares starting from just £149¹. The year-round services currently operate four times a week to Los Angeles and five times a week to San Francisco. The airline also flies daily to Boston and Washington DC with new services to New York from November 2016 and to Miami from April 2017.

Skúli Mogensen, Founder and CEO of WOW air said, “Reception towards our new US routes this year has been overwhelmingly positive. It is due to this that we are able to put on even more flights and continue realising our aim of changing the landscape of low cost transatlantic travel. It’s a very exciting time with lots of growth plans in the pipeline – we look to the future and to expanding our network even further.”

For those looking for a budget-friendly escape, WOW air is currently offering fares from London Gatwick to Reykjavik for just £39¹, or £119¹ to various North American and Canadian destinations, one way. To book, visit


¹ Based on lowest one way fare including taxes and charges booked on Restrictions and booking/baggage fees may apply.

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About WOW air
WOW air is the only ultra-low-cost transatlantic airline offering the cheap fares, a modern fleet with the lowest emissions and the biggest smile; this is the WOW air promise to its valuable customers.

WOW air flies daily from London Gatwick to Reykjavik with twice-daily flights currently on Sunday, Monday and Thursday.

As of autumn 2016, the airline will serve 29 destinations across Europe and North America including London, Edinburgh, Bristol, Washington DC, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Montreal, Toronto, Boston and New York.

Created in November 2011 by Icelandic entrepreneur Skúli Mogensen, the purple airline flies with Airbus A320 aircrafts and Airbus A321/A330 models.

WOW air was ranked as the 7th best low-cost airline in Europe at the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Skytrax World Airline Awards and was the youngest airline in the top ten.

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