It has been quite the rollercoaster ride for Iceland’s WOW Air in the last couple of weeks. After seeing its acquisition by Icelandair fall through, it seemed like WOW might be heading toward the graveyard. Yet just as things looked their bleakest, a white knight — Indigo Partners — arrived … Read the post
There was a big acquisition announced this week north of the 60th parallel when Icelandair said it would pick up its rival WOW Air for very little compensation. If the price is any indication, WOW was in dire straits, and its owner Skuli Mogensen may have been lucky to get … Read the post
Last week, Wandering Aramean noted that Icelandair had decided to remove its version of premium economy, Economy Comfort, off its fleet. This is entirely understandable and somewhat predictable, but don’t expect this to be the beginning of a trend. This is a one-off move that uniquely makes sense for Icelandair.… Read the post
On a cold winter back in 1999, my college friends and I decided to spend our last spring break in the exact opposite way of pretty much everyone else. I had received an email from Icelandair with a great deal. For a mere $220 roundtrip each (including taxes), we could … Read the post
Seems like a funny move – Icelandair will start flying from Denver to Iceland next year. Is this planning gone crazy, or is it a smart effort to capture one stop travelers to Europe from cities with limited nonstop flights?
Virgin America Earnings: Still Losing Money, But Less than Before – BNET
Fourth quarter earnings are out, and Virgin America . . . well, still lost money. Buy hey, things are better.
Volcanic Surprise: Icelandair Made Crisis Management Look Easy – BNET
Watching Icelandair manage … Read the post
It’s been a long time since I put one of these together, but there were so many, well, random bits of info around that I decided to do it this way today. Unfortunately, most of the news is bad today as some routes and even some airlines becomes endangered species.… Read the post