Icelandic’s low-cost transatlantic airline WOW Air will start service to New York JFK from April 2018


WOW Air, Iceland’s ultra-affordable transatlantic airline, will begin service to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) this spring, with the inaugural flight from the United States’ busiest international airport scheduled for April 26, 2018.

East Coasters will be able to travel from JFK to Reykjavik and WOW air’s additional 22 cities abroad, daily throughout the summer. Additionally, the airline is extending service out of Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) with 13 flights per week starting May 2018.

$99 one-way tickets from JFK will go on sale today for passengers looking to travel to ParisAmsterdam, London Stansted, FrankfurtDublinCopenhagen and Berlin.

To celebrate the new route, special prices will also be available out of the following US cities to select locations:

  • From Newark (EWR), Cleveland (CLE) and Cincinnati (CVG) to Paris (CDG), Amsterdam (AMS), London (STN), Frankfurt (FRA), Dublin (DUB), Copenhagen (CPH) and Berlin (SXF) via Iceland.
  • Miami (MIA) to Paris (CDG), Amsterdam (AMS), Dublin (DUB) and Copenhagen (CPH) via Iceland.
  • Boston (BOS) and Pittsburgh (PIT) to Paris (CDG), Amsterdam (AMS), London (STN), Brussels (BRU), Dublin (DUB), Copenhagen (CPH) and Edinburgh (EDI) and Stockholm (ARN) via Iceland.

New York is an amazing city filled with culture, one-of-a-kind art, diverse cuisines and travelers from all over the world,” said Skúli Mogensen, founder and CEO of WOW air. “We are excited to offer more East Coast passengers access to high-value and low fares through our new partnership with John F. Kennedy International Airport. WOW air’s young fleet continues to service U.S. consumers at a reasonable price to make travel available to even more people.

Launched in November 2011, WOW air now connects 38 destinations across North AmericaEurope and the Middle Eastwith the Icelandic capital. In 2016, WOW air flew with 1,668,773 passengers in total, which is an increase of 130% from 2015.

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