Yee-ha! Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport’s first passengers to Dallas/Fort Worth celebrate in true Cowboy-style. Welcoming WOW air’s inaugural flight on 23 May, the Icelandic hub will soon be connected to the Texan airport with Icelandair, as well as new airline partner American Airlines. WOW air will offer three weekly flights on its A330-300s.
- WOW air is the first of three airlines to start flights between Reykjavik/Keflavik (KEF) and Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) this summer, with the ULCC having launched a three times weekly A330-300-operated service on 23 May. From 30 May Icelandair will launch the 6,009-kilometre route with four weekly 757-200-operated flights, while American Airlines will be the third carrier to join the sector party when it begins the route on 7 June. The oneworld member plans to link its Texan hub with the Icelandic airport daily, with it, like Icelandair, planning to use its 757-200s on the route. “To launch three connections in as many weeks to such a large international hub is a sign we remain on the road of rapid growth and airlines continue to recognise the opportunities available,” commented Hlynur Sigurdsson, Commercial Director, Isavia on the addition of Dallas/Fort Worth to Reykjavik/Keflavik’s summer network. “The new flights will not only represent substantial choice for our customers via Dallas/Fort Worth’s immense network, but also allow travellers from North Texas to benefit from our own ever-expanding route map, giving them access to Iceland as well as numerous further destinations.” See how Dallas/Fort Worth Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.