Articles tagged “icelandair”

Airline Weekly

Icelandic Startup Aims to Succeed Where Wow Air and Norwegian Failed

Icelandic Startup Aims to Succeed Where Wow Air and Norwegian Failed

Airlines

Icelandair Jumps Into a Void and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift’s top stories this week, Icelandair's plan to return to normalcy, airlines wants to bring criminal charges against unruly passengers, shortages ripple through the travel industry this summer and investors back Outdoorsy as the new Airbnb.

Icelandair Jumps Into a Void and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Airlines

Icelandair Seizes Low-Cost, Long-Haul Opportunities in Norwegian and Wow Air Vacuum

As coronavirus restrictions ease, Icelandair is slowly returning to its gateways with international travel from the United States and seizing on the void left by Norwegian and Wow Air. The airline is hoping this marks a return to normalcy, and a big boost in travel and profitability.

Icelandair Seizes Low-Cost, Long-Haul Opportunities in Norwegian and Wow Air Vacuum

Airlines

Will Wow Air’s Demise Ease Iceland’s Overtourism Problem?

Blessing in disguise in terms of addressing overtourism? Or a terrible blow to Iceland's economy? We'll have to wait and see just how the loss of Wow Air will play out in the country.

Will Wow Air’s Demise Ease Iceland’s Overtourism Problem?

Airlines

RIP Wow Air: Discount Airline Finally Calls It Quits

It's the end of the road for Wow Air. But what does its failure mean for Iceland's aviation and tourism industries?

RIP Wow Air: Discount Airline Finally Calls It Quits

Airlines

Wow Air Moves On After Frontier Owner Bails on Talks

If Indigo Partners isn't willing to invest, we're betting that things don't look pretty at Wow Air. Will the struggling carrier survive?

Wow Air Moves On After Frontier Owner Bails on Talks

Airlines

Icelandair’s Pass on Buying Wow Air Ignites New Worries About the Discount Carrier

Only two months ago Wow Air was talking optimistically about an initial public offering. Since then, a profit warning and other bad publicity led many consumers to abandon buying tickets on the carrier. The collapse of low-cost rival Primera made creditors tougher, too.

Icelandair’s Pass on Buying Wow Air Ignites New Worries About the Discount Carrier

Airlines

Icelandair to Buy Rival Wow Air

This looks like a marriage of convenience for the carriers. Both are struggling, as is the wider Icelandic tourism industry. We'll have to wait and see whether one is better than two.

Icelandair to Buy Rival Wow Air

Tourism

Iceland Tourism Growth Is Dramatically Slowing

Although Icelandair and Wow Air are facing new challenges, it would be difficult to conclude that the country's overtourism problems are behind it. Maybe this could be an opportunity for Iceland tourism to pause, and consider next steps.

Iceland Tourism Growth Is Dramatically Slowing

Airlines

Icelandair Struggles Despite a Hot Local Tourism Market

Iceland should be a good air market right now. But increased competitive capacity is putting major pressure on Icelandair. The carrier's new CEO is going to have to find a way to get the airline back on track.

Icelandair Struggles Despite a Hot Local Tourism Market