Iceland’s WOW air gets new jet today

Icelandic low-cost airline WOW air is taking delivery of the twelfth aircraft in its fleet today, a brand-new Airbus A321 aircraft, registered TF-JOY.

The aircraft is equipped with extra fuel tanks for greater operating range, and fewer seats (220) and more legroom than the configuration used by other low-cost airlines, a press release from the airline states.

“It is a pleasure to offer our passengers the very newest aircraft in Iceland,” says CEO of WOW Skúli Mogensen. “The new A321 aircraft are quiet, economical and environmentally friendly.”

The new plane is flying direct from the Airbus factory in Hamburg, Germany, today. It has been playfully registered TF-JOY, in the WOW air tradition of using the last three latters of their aircraft’s code to express modern family values and feelings.

Exchange rates

USD USD 107.69 EUR EUR 125.10
GBP GBP 142.73 DKK DKK 16.79
NOK NOK 13.25 SEK SEK 12.21
CHF CHF 108.21 JPY JPY 0.97
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.

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Exchange rates

USD USD 107.69 EUR EUR 125.10
GBP GBP 142.73 DKK DKK 16.79
NOK NOK 13.25 SEK SEK 12.21
CHF CHF 108.21 JPY JPY 0.97
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.