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Icelandair 767

Great Icelandair Business Class Transatlantic Fares

As noted by Frequent Miler, Icelandair has some fantastic business class fares for travel between various points in the US and various points in Europe for this upcoming fall and winter. Obviously there's a lot of uncertainty, but this is at least worth…

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Filed Under: Flight Deals, Great Deals
American A321neo

American Airlines Plans To Fly A321neo To Iceland

While this is way in the future, it does represent an interesting precedent that I suspect we'll see more of from American. As a result of the current pandemic, American Airlines is greatly simplifying their long haul fleet. American has: Retired 757-200s…

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Filed Under: American
Air Iceland Connect

Air Iceland Connect Being Integrated Into Icelandair

Here’s an interesting update from aviation in Iceland, and I’m not sure what exactly to make of it… Air Iceland Connect & Icelandair integration Icelandair and Air Iceland Connect are both owned by Icelandair Group: Icelandair is…

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Filed Under: Icelandair
Peony Livery

First Chinese Airline Launches Iceland Flights

Chinese airlines have been growing like crazy in the past few years, and have been adding all kinds of routes. In many ways it's surprising that no Chinese airline has flown to Iceland yet, though there have been rumors for a while of that changing...…

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Filed Under: Other Airlines
Play Airline

PLAY: Iceland’s Questionable New Low Cost Carrier

Today details have been revealed about Iceland's newest airline, PLAY! WOW Air ceased operations this March, and since then we've seen two different groups try to create a new airline. The first airline in the process of being created will have the same…

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Filed Under: WOW Air
United 787 Polaris – 33

La Compagnie Will Fly To Las Vegas Via Iceland (Twice)

French all business class airline La Compagnie flies year-round between Newark and Paris Orly. The airline has two A321neos they recently took delivery of, which feature fully flat business class seats and wifi. This past summer the airline operated…

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Filed Under: La Compagnie
Adria Crj Business Class – 9

Novel: New Low Cost Carrier To Launch In Iceland

In late March 2019, Icelandic low cost carrier WOW Air ceased operations. The airline was founded in 2011, and in many ways they tried to replicate Icelandair's business model. Unfortunately they had some major missteps that led to their ultimate demise.…

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Filed Under: WOW Air
Icelandair 757

Icelandair Cancels Tampa Flights

Having grown up in Tampa, I'm always interested in watching how the airport has grown. I remember growing up the airport's only real transatlantic flight was on British Airways to London Gatwick, though since then the airport has grown significantly.…

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Filed Under: Icelandair
Icelandair 767

Alaska Mileage Plan Increases Award Costs On Icelandair

One of the things that I love about Alaska Mileage Plan is that they have such a unique array of airline partners, and they even allow stopovers on one-way award tickets. One of Alaska's cool airline partners is Icelandair. The airlines partnered until…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Alaska Mileage Plan
Icelandair 757

Icelandair Offers Discounts To Stranded WOW Air Passengers

Earlier today I wrote about how WOW Air ceased operations effective immediately. This seemed to be long overdue. Personally I also think they went about it in a classless way -- they haven't even updated their social channels to direct passengers to…

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Filed Under: Icelandair, WOW Air
Retreat Blue Lagoon

Planning A Trip To Iceland This Fall

One habit that I've changed lately about my travel planning is that I've started booking further in advance. As much as I enjoy the quest for last minute award availability, there's also something really nice about planning a trip many months in advance…

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Filed Under: Travel
Cabo Verde Airlines

Icelandair Acquires Major Stake In Cabo Verde Airlines

While this has been in process for a while, it's now confirmed. Icelandair Group has acquired a 51% stake in Cabo Verde Airlines, previously known as TACV. This is a process that was started last year, but the deal has just been closed between Cabo Verde…

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Filed Under: Icelandair, Other Airlines
Wow Air A330

Icelandair Cancels WOW Air Takeover

In early November it was announced that Icelandair intended to acquire WOW Air, as Icelandair entered into a share purchasing agreement to purchase all WOW Air shares. With this deal, WOW Air would receive a total of 5.4% of Icelandair Group’s shares…

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Filed Under: Icelandair, WOW Air
Wow Air 1

WOW: Icelandair Is Acquiring WOW Air

While we've seen a massive amount of transatlantic growth lately, a lot have questioned the sustainability of it. For example: -- A few weeks ago we saw Primera Air liquidate from one day to the next -- Norwegian continues to lose money and says fares…

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Filed Under: Icelandair, WOW Air