Articles tagged “wow air”

Airline Weekly

Icelandic Startup Fly Play CEO Welcomes Comparison to Defunct Wow Air

Icelandic Startup Fly Play CEO Welcomes Comparison to Defunct Wow Air

Airline Weekly

Icelandic Startup Aims to Succeed Where Wow Air and Norwegian Failed

Icelandic Startup Aims to Succeed Where Wow Air and Norwegian Failed

Tourism

Iceland’s Central Bank Further Cushions the Blow of Tourism Collapse

It's no surprise that a 17 percent drop in visitors to Iceland in the past four months is wreaking havoc on Iceland's visitor-centric economy.

Iceland’s Central Bank Further Cushions the Blow of Tourism Collapse

Airlines

The Most Amazing Airline Failures of the Past 15 Years

The airline industry is a tough business. Dozens of carriers have gone belly-up since Skift Airline Weekly began publishing in 2004. We picked 10 of the most interesting bankruptcy and grounding stories in the last 15 years.

The Most Amazing Airline Failures of the Past 15 Years

Tourism

Wow Air’s Shutdown Prompts Recession Fears in Iceland

Iceland's tourism growth had seemed unstoppable. But as Skift has said for years, every geopolitical upheaval today can be traced back to the travel sector in some way. Policy planners need to adequately account for it.

Wow Air’s Shutdown Prompts Recession Fears in Iceland

Business Travel

Travel Advisors With LGBTQ Clients Need to Know Local Norms

LGBTQ consumers are a particularly well-traveled and high-spending business source for travel advisors. Serving them requires knowledge and sensitivity about their preferences, as well as the legal and cultural landscape in various destinations.

Travel Advisors With LGBTQ Clients Need to Know Local Norms

Airlines

Wow Air Joins 20 Other Airlines That Folded in Just the Past Year

Wow Air’s failure stranded passengers all over its route network and got quite a lot of attention because of its role in Iceland’s tourism success story. But it’s got company — check out the list of airlines that have folded in just the last 12 months. Aviation is a tough business.

Wow Air Joins 20 Other Airlines That Folded in Just the Past Year

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