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Articles tagged “wow air”

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

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Airlines Hope Algorithms Can Finally Fix Their Drink Carts

Passengers sitting in the back of the airplane hate it when an airline runs out of food for sale. But airlines also hate waste, and they usually must throw out uneaten fresh food the same day. How do airlines decide how much food and drink to board? It's a delicate dance.

Airlines Hope Algorithms Can Finally Fix Their Drink Carts

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What’s Wow Air’s Next Move?

Can Wow Air make it as a standalone airline? We're not sure. But the airline has some options for its future.

What’s Wow Air’s Next Move?

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Onetime Disruptor Wow Air Is Ready for a Reinvention

Wow Air is being squeezed from all sides. It will need to reinvent its business if it wants to survive. The good news is that the company's founder and CEO, Skúli Mogensen, is willing to take some risks.

Onetime Disruptor Wow Air Is Ready for a Reinvention

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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

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Delta CEO Dismisses Threat From Low-Cost Transatlantic Airlines

European and U.S. airlines years ago underestimated the threat posed by short-haul discount airlines. Since then legacy carriers have treated transatlantic low-cost airlines as serious competitors. But there's reason to believe the low-cost model may not be as appropriate for longer routes. Legacy carriers might be OK this time.

Delta CEO Dismisses Threat From Low-Cost Transatlantic Airlines

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One Fallout From Long-Haul Battle on Airfares: No Free Checked Bag

Low-fare airlines got there first. Now, big carriers are launching basic economy fares across the Atlantic. Expect some confusion as their customers figure out the rules.

One Fallout From Long-Haul Battle on Airfares: No Free Checked Bag

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EasyJet Is Making Less Money From Bag Fees Than Its Competitors

It's difficult to tell much from the first quarter results, but EasyJet seems on track to have a decent year. Acquiring some of Air Berlin’s operations will also enable it to grow in the lucrative German market.

EasyJet Is Making Less Money From Bag Fees Than Its Competitors

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Wow Air Looks to Outside Investment to Help Accelerate Growth

Many airlines have been undone by ambitious expansion plans, and while Wow Air is profitable now, extra planes mean extra costs. Can a small carrier like Wow Air survive in a sector that is moving toward further consolidation?

Wow Air Looks to Outside Investment to Help Accelerate Growth

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American Considers Selling Few-Frills Economy Fares to Europe

Don't hate American Airlines if it unbundles fares on some transatlantic routes. By flying discounters like Wow Air and Norwegian, travelers have shown how much they like cheap no-frills airlines. American needs to give the people what they want — $99 one-way fares to Barcelona.