WOW air commenced a route to Miami on 5 April. The carrier will offer three weekly flights on the 5,889-kilometre route from Reykjavik/Keflavik on its A330-200s. Seen cutting the ribbon at Reykjavik/Keflavik to officially open WOW air’s eighth route to North America are WOW air CEO Skúli Mogensen and Reykjavik/Kelfavik Terminal Director Hlynur Sigurdsson. The airline now offers 45 weekly flights from Iceland to North America.
At the other end of the route, a second ribbon cutting also took place. Carrying out the honour in Miami is the Floridian airport’s Chief of Staff Joe Napoli. No other carrier operates flights between Miami and Reykjavik/Keflavik.
- WOW air launched flights to its eighth destination in North America on 5 April, a 5,889-kilometre link between Reykjavik/Keflavik (KEF) and Miami (MIA). The route will be flown on the airline’s 350-seat A330-200s three times weekly (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays) facing no direct competition. According to the airport, this is Miami’s first-ever service to Iceland. “Our residents now have non-stop services to the beautiful, historic city of Reykjavik, as well as to all the connecting flights that the city’s strategic location provides,” said Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez in a statement. The low-cost long-haul carrier already serves Baltimore/Washington, Boston, Los Angeles, New York Newark and San Francisco in the US, along with Montreal and Toronto Pearson in Canada, all of which have been launched since 2015. In total WOW air now provides 45 weekly flights between Iceland and North America. See how Miami Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.