Tuesday, 7 November 2017

WOW New York JFK service coming in April 2018

 Iceland's other affordable airline with the pretty purple planes, WOW have confirmed that they will be starting a new service to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport from this spring.  The inaugural flight is scheduled for the 26th April and fares from the UK to New York via Iceland start at just £99.

It is a similar price going the other way, our American friends can hop on over 'The pond' via sexy cool Iceland to destinations including Paris, Amsterdam, London Stansted, Frankfurt, Dublin, Copenhagen and Berlin for $99.

The fares are one-way and represent great value for money which are sure to be popular. The introduction of the service will also open up New Yorkers to flights to Reykjavik, Iceland and on to an additional 22 cities on their network.  The budget-conscious airline is also going to expand its  Newark Liberty International Airport operation with 13 flights per week starting May 2018.

"New York is an amazing city filled with culture, one-of-a-kind art, diverse cuisines and travellers from all over the world," said Skúli Mogensen, founder and CEO of WOW air - pictured in front of one of the airlines stylish Airbus aircraft. "We are excited to offer more East Coast passengers access to high-value and low fares through our new partnership with John F. Kennedy International Airport. WOW air's young fleet continues to service U.S. consumers at a reasonable price to make travel available to even more people."  

Launched in November 2011, WOW air now connects 38 destinations across North America, Europe and the Middle East with the Icelandic capital. In 2016, WOW air flew with 1,668,773 passengers in total, which is an increase of 130% from 2015. The affordable airline is popular also, its been ranked as the 7th best low-cost airline in Europe at the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Skytrax World Airline Awards and was the youngest airline in the top ten. The airline operates an all Airbus fleet with A320, A321 and A330 models.

(Pictures all from WOW air)

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