Wednesday, 23 May, 2018

WOW air Announces New Route From The US To India Via Iceland

WOW air to enter India offers Rs 13,499 fare for 15 North American cities WOW air to introduce direct flights between Iceland and India in December
Ginger Lawrence | 16 May, 2018, 09:53

Skuli Morgensen, founder and CEO of WOW Air said: 'I am thrilled to broaden WOW air's offerings and bring low fare global flight service to India.

The first budget airline services from the United Kingdom and USA to India are set to take flight later this year.

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

"While the Wow basic introductory fare will be priced at Rs. 13,499 with taxes, the "Wow premium" fares at the other end will be priced from Rs. 46,599 onwards including taxes", the airline's founder and chief executive officer Skuli Mogensen said. 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 onboard brand-new Airbus A330neos.

However, this one-way fair under the "Wow basic" category includes all taxes but excludes meal and check in baggage, which will be charged separately.

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The cheap flights are available beginning in December, from Newark (EWR), Boston (BOS), Baltimore (BWI), Chicago O'Hare (ORD), Pittsburgh (PIT), Detroit (DTW), San Francisco (SFO), Los Angeles (LAX), and St. Louis (STL).

Besides, the airline said that it will offer 4 fare options - WOW basic, WOW plus, WOW comfy and WOW premium. According to statistics, there are, currently, there are 20,000 people who travel between India and North America every day. "We will always be 30-50% cheaper than fares on other airlines on the routes we fly on", Mogensen said.

From December 6th, those looking to travel to Delhi will be able to take off from London Gatwick, fly in the opposite direction, and enjoy a short stop-over in Iceland. "Fares can absorb the rising crude oil prices unless it breaches the United States dollars 100 mark", he told PTI.

Meanwhile, the airline CEO said was optimistic about the success of the airline in India. Return flights also start at $199 one-way, meaning you can book a bare bones ticket for $398. The launch of this service they will offer more choice of travel to them.