Steep decline in transit passengers in Keflavík during the first months of 2019

The number of transit passengers in Keflavík Airport has dropped by 29 per cent during the first four months of 2019.

Iceland sees first drop in tourist numbers in years

Decline in tourist numbers can be attributed to WOW air’s bankruptcy. Despite the drop, number of visitors remains higher than in 2016.

Fewer scheduled flights to and from Keflavík in April compared to 2018

WOW air’s bankruptcy has greatly affected the number of scheduled flights arriving and departing from Keflavík Airport. Passenger numbers have also dropped.

Air Lease Corporation CEO lashes out against Isavia over grounding

ALC leased six aircrafts to WOW air, one of which has been grounded at Keflavík airport since the 28th of March as collateral against the 2 billion ISK WOW air owed to Isavia.

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WOW air founder looking to revive bankrupt carrier

Skúli Mogensen hopes to acquire the WOW brand and resume scheduled flights as soon as June.

Iceland remains well connected to North America despite WOW air’s collapse

Five airlines offer flights between Iceland and North America this summer.

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Seat availability to the US will decrease by 29% this summer

Icelandair and specially WOW air will cut down on flights to the US. More markets will be served by fewer flights than last summer season.

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WOW air sees a drop in load factor

WOW air’s load factor in January decreased by 8% between years. It was still much higher than Icelandair’s load factor during same period.