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New Icelandic Airline in the Making?

10 Jul A group of investors and two former WOW Air directors are currently working with an Irish investment fund to establish a new Icelandic low-cost airline on the basis of WOW, Fréttablaðið reports.

From a previous WOW Cyclothon.

WOW Cyclothon About to Get Rolling

25 Jun The eighth WOW Cyclothon begins in Reykjavík tonight and runs through Saturday.

Björgólfur Thor Björgólfsson.

Björgólfur Thor Björgólfsson Invested in WOW Air

28 May Björgólfur Thor Björgólfsson, Iceland’s wealthiest man, participated it WOW Air’s bond issue last fall.

Hreiðar Her­manns­son, director of Stracta Hotel.

Plans to Establish Airline Canceled

6 May Hreiðar Hermannsson, director of Stracta Hotel in South Iceland, has canceled his plans to found a low-cost airline.

WOW Pilots Seek Jobs Abroad

9 Apr Pilots and aircraft maintenance technicians, who worked for the bankrupt Icelandic airline WOW, are actively searching for jobs, mainly abroad.

Scammers Call WOW Ticket Holders

1 Apr The credit card service company Valitor warns consumers of scammers, who in the wake of the bankruptcy of WOW Air last week have been calling customers, asking for their credit card information.

Thousands of people in Iceland lose their jobs in connection to WOW air bankruptcy

29 Mar Jobs connected to the flight industry and travel services in Iceland will reduce by two to three thousand following the bankruptcy of WOW air. Included are around one thousand people directly working for the airline.

Passengers who were booked with WOW air can buy fares for special rates from Icelandair for the next two weeks.

Icelandair offer special fares for stranded WOW passengers

28 Mar Icelandair have set up discounted economy fares for stranded passengers en route, from or through Iceland.

Keflavik International Airport today.

Information for passengers stranded due to WOW air

28 Mar Please read the following information from the Icelandic transport authority.

Niraj Varia at the WOW office this morning

Stranded travellers in panic over WOW

28 Mar Many WOW passengers are waiting at the WOW headquarters in Katrínartún in Reykjavik and are worried that they won't be able to leave Iceland.

Skúli Mogensen stofnaði flugfélagið WOW air árið 2012.

CEO of WOW air: "I will never forgive myself"

28 Mar "I will never forgive myself for not taking action sooner as it's evident that WOW was an amazing airline and we were on the right track to do great things again," wrote WOW air CEO and owner Skúli Mogensen in a letter to his staff this morning.

The WOW air website this morning.

Game over: WOW air are bankrupt

28 Mar WOW air are bankrupt. All flights are cancelled and passengers should check flights with other airlines through the Icelandic transport authority.

WOW air are in deep trouble.

WOW air scramble to save company

26 Mar Last night creditors and investors of WOW air met for the third time. The aim was to secure enough signatures to secure a deal to exchange their financial claims against WOW air into shares that amount to 49 percent ownership.

WOWs TF-PRO has been grounded in Montreal.

WOW air planes grounded and many flight cancellations

25 Mar Two WOW air planes have been grounded, one in Montreal and the second in Santa Clara in Cuba

CEO of WOW air, Skúli Mogensen.

Future of WOW air uncertain as Icelandair cancels negotiations

25 Mar Icelandair Group has decided that its possible involvement in WOW air’s operations, as announced on 20 March 2019, will not materialize. Therefore, all discussions between the parties have been cancelled.


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