New Delhi, 7th December, 2018: WOW air, the recently launched Icelandic low-cost long-haul airline began its operations from New Delhi with its inaugural flight being flagged off from Indira Gandhi International Airport today morning. The airline will operate three weekly flights from New Delhi, connecting passengers to North America and Europe through their hub in Iceland (KEF).
Post the announcement of the WOW air in India in May, earlier this year, the airline also began its fully functional booking office in New Delhi and recruited Indian crew, a first for any international airline operating out of India. WOW air serves a number of destinations from New Delhi including Chicago, Orlando, New York, Detroit, Baltimore, Boston, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Washington DC, in the US; Toronto & Montreal in Canada and Reykjavik in Iceland.
Announcing the commencement of operations from New Delhi, India, Ms. Kiran Jain, Managing Director of WOW air said, “We are excited to commence operations from New Delhi. The response we have received from India has been overwhelming and we hope to continue this trend going forward. Our ultra-low fares reflect the need for affordable travel from India to transatlantic destinations and has also given an opportunity for Iceland to open up to the world as a tourist destination for the Indian travelers. Staying true to our mission of enabling everyone to fly by offering reasonably low fares to our destinations, we are hopeful that more people will have an opportunity to fly around the world.”
WOW air has four exciting fare options including WOW basic, WOW plus, WOW comfy & WOW premium, offering never-seen-before fares for transatlantic travel for the Indian travelers. The airline also gives a spectacular, cost-effective opportunity to break-up long-haul journeys across the Atlantic and simultaneously enjoy some breathtaking scenic destinations or outdoor adventures in Iceland.
About WOW air
WOW air offers the lowest fares, a modern fleet with the lowest emissions and the biggest smile; this is the WOW air promise to its valuable customers. The airline services 30 destinations across North America and Europe including Chicago, Orlando, New York, Detroit, Washington D.C., Boston, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Montreal, and Toronto.
The airline was established in November 2011 by Skúli Mogensen, an entrepreneur, and investor, primarily in the technology, media, and telecom industry in North America and Europe. Mogensen was awarded The Businessman of the Year Award in Iceland in 2011 and 2016. The purple airline flies with Airbus A320, Airbus A321, and Airbus A330 models. WOW air boasts one of the world’s youngest fleet, with an average aircraft age of just 3 years.