Iceland’s WOW air flies first service to New York

Photo: AFP

Icelandic low-cost airline WOW air flew its maiden service from Iceland to New York yesterday.

Yesterday’s flight marks the start of a new daily service from Iceland to New York Newark Airport at “affordable prices”.

The flight departed at 3:25pm yesterday and the ribbon was cut by members of the flight and cabin crew and Hlynur Jónsson, Business Director at Iceland’s Keflavík International Airport (KEF).

WOW air already flies all year round to six destinations in North America: Boston, Los Angeles, Montreal San Francisco, Toronto and Washington. As well as this new New York service, two further destinations have been announced, Miami and Pittsburgh.

“New York will bring us closer to our goal of becoming one of the biggest low-cost airlines in the world,” say CEO of WOW air Skúli Mogensen.

Photo: WOW air

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