Photos: The WOW adventure from beginning until the end

Skúli Mogensen took part in the WOW Cyclothon charity race ...

Skúli Mogensen took part in the WOW Cyclothon charity race every year, where cyclists did a circuit around Iceland. Here he is on a short stop in 2016. mbl.is/Eggert Jóhannesson

London, París, Róm. GAY, LUV, MOM and DAD. WOW air planes had funny names and carried passengers to and from Iceland to all corners of the world since 2012. But now the adventure is over.  

Here is a collection of photos from our archives from the beginning to the end of WOW air. 

Skúli Mogensen presents WOW air to press in 2011.

Skúli Mogensen presents WOW air to press in 2011. mbl.is/Ómar Óskarsson

Skúli Mogensen serving drinks on board a WOW flight in ...

Skúli Mogensen serving drinks on board a WOW flight in 2012. mbl.is/Sigurjón Ragnar

The first WOW planes looked like this.

The first WOW planes looked like this. mbl.is

Skúli Mogensen with two air hostesses in 2012.

Skúli Mogensen with two air hostesses in 2012. Morgunblaðið/Styrmir Kári

Dorrit Moussai­eff, þáverandi forsetafrú, skellti sér í flugfreyjubúning á leið ...

Dorrit Moussai­eff, þáverandi forsetafrú, skellti sér í flugfreyjubúning á leið sinni til London með WOW air sumarið 2014.

Skúli Mogensen in 2014.

Skúli Mogensen in 2014. mbl.is/Kristinn Ingvarsson

In 2015 WOW flew to 20 destinations worldwide.

In 2015 WOW flew to 20 destinations worldwide. Photo: WOW air

The WOW Cyclothon bus in 2015.

The WOW Cyclothon bus in 2015. mbl.is

Team WOW Freyjur in the WOW cyclothon in 2015.

Team WOW Freyjur in the WOW cyclothon in 2015.

The most commonly used photograph of Skúli Mogensen.

The most commonly used photograph of Skúli Mogensen. mbl.is/RAX

WOW air hostesses in 2015.

WOW air hostesses in 2015.

In December 2015 Skúli Mogensen gave an "Anti inflation balm" ...

In December 2015 Skúli Mogensen gave an "Anti inflation balm" to the government. mbl.is/WOW

Skúli Mogensencelebrating the first direct flights to Montreal.

Skúli Mogensencelebrating the first direct flights to Montreal.

First WOW flight to Bristol in May 2016.

First WOW flight to Bristol in May 2016. Ljósmynd/WOW air

First direct flight to Stockholm in 2016.

First direct flight to Stockholm in 2016.

In 2016 the latest WOW plane, TF-GMA arrived in Iceland.

In 2016 the latest WOW plane, TF-GMA arrived in Iceland. Ljósmynd/WOW

The WOW cyclothon in 2015

The WOW cyclothon in 2015 mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

Skúli Mogensen and director of Isavia Björn Óli Hauksson celebrate ...

Skúli Mogensen and director of Isavia Björn Óli Hauksson celebrate first direct flight to San Francisco.

The four year anniversary of WOW air.

The four year anniversary of WOW air. Ljósmynd/Sigurjón Ragnar

First flight to Edinburgh in 2016.

First flight to Edinburgh in 2016.

.Snap Travelers travelled to WOW air destinations in 2017 and ...

.Snap Travelers travelled to WOW air destinations in 2017 and the campaign was nominated for the Shorty prize. mbl.is

WOW air hóf flug til Cork haustið 2016.

WOW air hóf flug til Cork haustið 2016. Aðsend mynd

Skúli Mogensen, director of WOW air and Hlynur Sigurðsson at ...

Skúli Mogensen, director of WOW air and Hlynur Sigurðsson at Keflavik International Airport cutting the ribbon for the first flight to Miami.

Dagur B. Eggertsson, Mayor of Reykjavik and Skúli Mogensen with ...

Dagur B. Eggertsson, Mayor of Reykjavik and Skúli Mogensen with the purple WOW citybikes that people have rented in Reykjavik. Ljósmynd/Aðsend

Skúli Mogensen with directors of AIrbus.

Skúli Mogensen with directors of AIrbus. Ljósmynd/WOW air

Björgólfur Jóhannsson, director of Icelandair and Skúli Mogensen in 2017.

Björgólfur Jóhannsson, director of Icelandair and Skúli Mogensen in 2017. mbl.is/Golli

Skúli Mogensen with members of Landsbjörg SAR team who WOW ...

Skúli Mogensen with members of Landsbjörg SAR team who WOW supported in 2018. mbl.is/Eggert Jóhannesson

Skúli Mogensen, takes part in a SAR team practice.

Skúli Mogensen, takes part in a SAR team practice. mbl.is/Eggert Jóhannesson

Skúli Mogensen celebrating his fiftieth birthday in Hvammsvík last autumn.He ...

Skúli Mogensen celebrating his fiftieth birthday in Hvammsvík last autumn.He owns a house there.

Skúli Mogensen and Hr. T. Armstrong Changsan, Ambassador to India ...

Skúli Mogensen and Hr. T. Armstrong Changsan, Ambassador to India in Iceland before WOW air's first flight to New Delhi. Ljósmynd/Aðsend

Bye bye WOW air.

Bye bye WOW air. mbl.is/Árni Sæberg

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