Catching up on Iceland

Catching up on Iceland

We have been watching the decline in Iceland’s traffic with sadness.  We were excited to see WOW grow and then it all ended so fast.  (We were equally excited about what Norwegian might do but also ended not so well.) In July 2019 (nearly a year ago) we noted...
Iceland misses WOW Air

Iceland misses WOW Air

The loss of WOW Air, the LCC, is taking a toll on Iceland’s air traffic.  Through June 2019 movements at Keflavik, the primary airport, is down 14.6% YTD compared to last year.  Passenger traffic is down even more at -20.3% YTD but the June numbers are down...

WOW dream ends after troubled few years

Almost seven years since starting its first flight, Iceland’s long-haul low-cost airline WOW Air has thrown the towel. The airline announced on March 28 that it has ceased all operations, following months of uncertainty over its future. WOW failed to attract new...