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Icelandair and Kansas City

The Icelandic carriers, Icelandair and WOW air, are on a tear to find every niche they can.  Both carriers have announced new service to the US.   In Baltimore, they will be going head-to-head soon.  The competition is interesting for several reasons. The airlines fly...

Is Keflavik becoming the North Atlantic’s Dubai?

There have been several reports of the growth in LCCs over the North Atlantic.  Most recently the two Iceland-based airlines announced more new cities in the US they are planning to serve.   Iceland is rapidly making its primary airport the location for disruptive...

Primera Air talks about their plans

Anastasija Visnakova is Primera Air's Vice President Commercial and she spent some time chatting with us about the origins of the airline and its growing ambitions.  Like other LCCs, it sees the arrival of long haul capable single aisle aircraft as an enabler.  Expect...

More A321 North Atlantic action

In June, Primera Air announced its deal to lease two A321LRs from AerCap.  The airline is going to be the first operator of this aircaft.  It will also take delivery of eight A321neo in 2018. Today the other shoe dropped.  The airline plans to fly across the Atlantic...