Daily flights  from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Keflavik International Airport (KEF), will offer WOW air, the ultra-low-cost transatlantic airline from Iceland.




Fares from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Reykjavik will begin as low as $99* including taxes. Travellers can purchase tickets with a short one hour stopover in Iceland allowing them to continue their trip to one of WOW air´s 31 European destinations Prices from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Amsterdam, Paris and London are now available for as low as $179* one way including taxes. Tickets reflecting these prices go on sale today.

“We saw a great response to our new routes in Calfiornia this summer and are excited to begin daily flights from the West Coast to Europe beginning next Spring,” said Skúli Mogensen, founder and CEO of WOW air. “WOW air is dedicated to providing customers with an easy and affordable way to travel, and continue to do so by offering low-fares and high-performance.”

WOW air announced its entry into the U.S. West Coast market in January 2016 with services beginning this past June. Currently, flights from San Francisco to Iceland are available five days a week, with service from Los Angeles scheduled four days a week.

California routes are serviced by Airbus A330-300 aircrafts, the first wide-body planes in the WOW air fleet, which each carry 350 passengers in a single-class configuration. Seat pitch will vary from 30 inches as standard to 34 inches at an additional charge.

Launched in November 2011, WOW air now connects 31 destinations across the U.S. and Europe with the Icelandic capital. WOW air’s annual passenger capacity is projected to more than double in 2016 to over 1.8 million, up from approximately 840,000 in 2015.

For more information on flights to Iceland and North America please visit www.wow.us.

About WOW air
The airline services 31 destinations across Europe and North America including Dublin, London, Paris, Berlin, and Copenhagen. Established in November 2011 by Icelandic entrepreneur Skúli Mogensen, the purple airline currently operates six Airbus A321 aircraft and recently purchased four. WOW air´s fleet also consists of three Airbus A330-300 planes and two A 320-200 planes. By the end of 2017 the fleet will consist of 17 aircraft with the average age of the whole fleet only 2.5 years. For additional information and bookings please visit www.wowair.com.

 

Terms and Conditions

*Based on lowest one-way fare from Los Angeles to Reykjavik (KEF), including taxes and charges, booked on www.wowair.com. Available for travel from LAX on Tuesdays from January 17, 2017 through April 4, 2017 and April 25, 2017 through May 30, 2017. Restrictions and baggage fees may apply.

*Based on lowest one-way fare from San Francisco to Reykjavik (KEF), including taxes and charges, booked on www.wowair.com. Available for travel from SFO on Fridays from January 13, 2017 through April 7, 2017 and April 28, 2017 through May 26, 2017. Restrictions and baggage fees may apply.

*Based on lowest one-way fare from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Paris (CDG) including taxes and charges, booked on www.wowair.com. Available for travel from LAX and SFO on Tuesdays from January 17, 2017 through April 4, 2017 and April 25, 2017 through May 30, 2017. Restrictions and baggage fees may apply.

*Based on lowest one-way fare from Los Angeles to Amsterdam (AMS) including taxes and charges, booked on www.wowair.com. Available for travel from LAX on Thursdays from January 12, 2017 through April 6, 2017 and April 27, 2017 through May 25, 2017. Restrictions and baggage fees may apply.

*Based on lowest one-way fare from Los Angeles to London (LGW) including taxes and charges, booked on www.wowair.com. Available for travel from LAX on Saturdays from January 14, 2017 through April 8, 2017 and April 29, 2017 through May 27, 2017. Restrictions and baggage fees may apply.

*Based on lowest one-way fare from San Francisco to Amsterdam (AMS) including taxes and charges, booked on www.wowair.com. Available for travel from SFO on Saturdays from January 14, 2017 through April 8, 2017 and April 29, 2017 through May 27, 2017. Restrictions and baggage fees may apply.

*Based on lowest one-way fare from San Francisco to London (LGW) including taxes and charges, booked on www.wowair.com. Available for travel from SFO on Thursdays from January 12, 2017 through April 6, 2017 and April 27, 2017 through May 25, 2017. Restrictions and baggage fees may apply.

 

SOURCE WOW air