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WOW Air delays relaunch for December

WOW Air delays relaunch for December

WOW Air, the Icelandic budget airline that went bankrupt in March, will be back in business in December instead of in October as they first scheduled. The airline’s first scheduled air route will be between Reykjavík and Washington D.C. This was confirmed by Michele Ballarin, the chairman of the American aviation company USAerospace Associates. What […]

Posted on October 9, 2019 by in Low Cost Airlines, Travel Deals, Travel News

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WOW Air to return in October

WOW Air to return in October

WOW Air, the Icelandic budget airline that went bankrupt in March, will be back in business in October. The airline’s first scheduled air route will be between Reykjavík and Washington D.C. This was confirmed by Michele Ballarin, the chairman of the American aviation company USAerospace Associates. What happened in March? The Icelandic budget airline went […]

Posted on September 8, 2019 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Icelandair saves WOW Air before it crashes, Qatar finally bringing QSuites to the West Coast, Etihad Guest double miles, Japan Airlines finally adds Seattle and JetBlue introduces household accounts

Icelandair saves WOW Air before it crashes, Qatar finally bringing QSuites to the West Coast, Etihad Guest double miles, Japan Airlines finally adds Seattle and JetBlue introduces household accounts

– Icelandair is taking over WOW Air – so far no big surprise as both serve a rather small market but the shocking news – the WOW Air shareholders will just get 5.4% of Icelandair based on a $17 million valuation for an airline with as many long-haul destinations – that’s terrible! This is a […]

Posted on November 6, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Air France now has a secondary marketplace for airfare tickets, will WOW air survive the winter?

Air France now has a secondary marketplace for airfare tickets, will WOW air survive the winter?

– I have been mentioning a ‘reseller marketplace for non-refundable airline tickets’ to airlines for some time and now Air France has taken the plunge on this The value proposition is clear – customers will more likely buy a ticket if they can get (some) money back if they decide to resell a ticket. Sometimes […]

Posted on October 24, 2018 by in Air France, Air France/KLM Flying Blue

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Radisson adds Phu Quoc resort, Alaska Mileage plan for Finnair flights, more love from Hong Kong Airlines, Ethiopian signs yet another hub, Icelandic airlines in trouble?

Radisson adds Phu Quoc resort, Alaska Mileage plan for Finnair flights, more love from Hong Kong Airlines, Ethiopian signs yet another hub, Icelandic airlines in trouble?

– the resort boom in Vietnam continues with the Radisson Blu Resort Phu Quoc now open for visitors – Alaska Mileage Plan now allows award bookings on Finnair The airline is using their Alaska Airlines ‘feed’ in San Francisco and Los Angeles to fill their new flights (A350 soon for LAX). Alaska Mileage Plan has […]

Posted on August 21, 2018 by in Club Carlson / Radisson, Travel Deals

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WOW Air now going to India!, Emirates improves results, Alaska changes changes & Westjet’s cool new Business Class

WOW Air now going to India!, Emirates improves results, Alaska changes changes & Westjet’s cool new Business Class

– no joke WOW Air is about no announce flights to New Delhi, India – and yes there is a good reason for having flights to Asia seemingly Mogensen is seeking a counter-cyclical hub outside Iceland to redeploy WOW Air’s excess capacity during the slower winter season. At the time, he declined to comment on […]

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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Saudia Economy Review Kochi (COK) to Riyadh (RUH) A330 and Earth Lounge Kochi Review

Saudia Economy Review Kochi (COK) to Riyadh (RUH) A330 and Earth Lounge Kochi Review

For reasons I don’t fully understand, Saudia files very low fares from several South Indian cities to Addis Abeba (despite minimal competition). Saudia fares usually work one-way for half price and so I booked Kochi (COK) to Addis Abeba (ADD) for under $100 in economy for the 3,000-mile journey connecting via Riyadh (RUH). When booking […]

Posted on December 24, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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good United Mileplay offers, new Marriott Megabonus, new Radisson Blu Beirut, $320 WOW Air to Europe, $520 Hainan to Shanghai and Qatar and Saudia offers

good United Mileplay offers, new Marriott Megabonus, new Radisson Blu Beirut, $320 WOW Air to Europe, $520 Hainan to Shanghai and Qatar and Saudia offers

– I got targeted with a good offer in United’s Mileplay 8,000 award miles for one trip before January 12th I’m not sure if a one-way qualifies (likely yes) and Basic Economy is good enough (likely no). Do you know more?   – Marriott is back with it’s Megabonus promotion with 3,000 points per stay […]

Posted on December 18, 2017 by in Hainan Airlines, Travel Deals

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