Travelling to Iceland is now one step closer for Indians who have always been dreaming to visit the Icelandic destination. WOW Air, Iceland’s low fare transatlantic airline, announces the launch of its flight operations in India from December 7, 2018 with five direct flights a week between New Delhi and Keflavik airport in Iceland that will connect to multiple destinations in North America and Europe.

Fly from India to Europe and North America via Iceland with fares starting from INR 13,499

WOW Air will offer the fares in four exciting fare options:  WOW basic, WOW plus, WOW comfy & WOW premium, the airline will introduce never-before seen fares to their transatlantic destinations for Indian travellers.

Skúli Mogensen, Chief Executive Officer and founder of WOW Air during the launch in New Delhi, India. Photo courtesy: WOW Air

According to a press release from the Airlines, a one-way ticket to Iceland, US, Canada and London in economy category called WOW basic will start from INR 13,499/- (including taxes) while the business class fares termed as WOW premium will be priced from INR 46,599/- onwards (including taxes). With some of the most competitive international fares, WOW air brings in the best flying option to North America including cities like New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Baltimore and many more destinations.

Skúli Mogensen, Chief Executive Officer and founder of WOW Air. Photo courtesy: WOW Air

Announcing the launch of its India operations, Skúli Mogensen, Chief Executive Officer and founder of WOW Air said: “We are thrilled to launch our operations in India, a diverse country with tremendous potential. Our launch is in sync with India’s aviation growth story and we look forward to being part of it with our very affordable fares to North America and Europe on board brand new Airbus A330neos. It is also a major milestone for WOW air as we are now connecting Asia with our extensive network in North America and Europe, making Iceland a global hub. WOW air also plans to add more flights to India in the future as the country strongly moves ahead to become the world’s third largest tourism economy in the next ten years.”

The airline also gives a spectacular, cost-effective opportunity to break-up long-haul journeys across the Atlantic and simultaneously enjoy some breathtaking scenic destinations or outdoor adventures in Iceland.

WOW air will be the second European airline in the world to deploy the most modern long-haul aircraft, Airbus A330neo for the route from New Delhi.

Skúli Mogensen, Chief Executive Officer and founder of WOW Air addressing the gathering at New Delhi, India. Photo courtesy: WOW Air

WOW air looks forward to welcoming its guests on board from December 7 onward this year subject to final completion of regulatory formalities. As of spring 2018, the airline services 39 destinations across Europe and North America including, London, Paris, New York, Toronto, Baltimore, San Francisco, Chicago, and more.

The airline was established in November 2011 by Skúli Mogensen, an entrepreneur and investor, primarily in the technology, media, and telecom industry in North America and Europe. Mogensen was awarded The Businessman of the Year Award in Iceland in 2011 and 2016.