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Rytis Beresnevicius
Europe’s airline graveyard: carriers that went burst since 2019

While Flybe bankruptcy came as a surprise to many, the regional carrier is joining a list that is getting less and less surprising, as many more carriers have announced their bankruptcy since 2019....


Clement Charpentreau
WOW air postpones return to the skies and converts to cargo

After it ceased operations in March 2019, Iceland’s WOW air had planned to resume flight operations sometime in October 2019. With the month nearing its end, the revived carrier gave an update on its goals: trading passengers for fish....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Top 5 bankrupt airlines in 2019

While bankruptcies in the aviation industry is nothing new, 2019 saw several high-profile insolvency cases throughout the year, including such airlines as Jet Airways, WOW Air and Thomas Cook Airlines:...


Ruta Burbaite
Iceland’s WOW air to take off again, this time, from the US

The defunct Icelandic low-cost carrier WOW air is reportedly set to resume flight operations as soon as October 2019. The transatlantic airline has been taken over by a U.S. aviation firm, ending months of speculation about plans for the revival of the carrier....


Ruta Burbaite
‘We Are Back’: defunct WOW air breathes life into new LCC

WOW air, the Icelandic ultra-low-cost-carrier, which ceased operations in March 2019, may soon be ‘coming back’ to the skies, only not in its original form. Two former executives of the airline and an investment fund related to the Ryanair family plan to launch a new low-cost carrier (LCC) on the foundations of the fallen WOW air, under the working name WAB, which stands for “We Are Back”, Icelandic media reports suggest....


Rytis Beresnevicius
WOW Air Ceases All Operations After Financial Struggles

It seems like the harsh winter for the aviation industry has still not ended. WOW Air has ceased all operations, amidst financial trouble. Read more:...


Clement Charpentreau
WOW Air collapses, passengers left stranded

After going through months of financial difficulty, the low-cost Icelandic airline WOW Air eventually announced on March 28, 2019, that it would cease operations....


AeroTime Team
Stored Wow Air jets riddle grounding by lessors

After two potential investors called off negotiations, Wow Air is now drafting a further restructuring plan, ought to lead to “long term sustainability”. Meanwhile, have lessors requested the grounding of some of the airline’s planes?...


AeroTime Team
After intense days, Wow air left looking for way out of trouble

Updated. It has been an eventful couple of days at Wow Air. After months of negotiations it turned out that Indigo Partners will not be making investment into ailing Icelandic ULCC after all. Discussions with Icelandair Group have been revived ‒ and fell through ‒ for the second time within year....


AeroTime Team
Icelandair back on track to acquire Wow Air

The question of investment into Wow Air has come back to the initial name on a list - Icelandair. Both Icelandic companies confirmed the news, noting that discussions were revived as  a third potential investor - Indigo Partners - pulled out from negotiations....