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WOW air saw a 49% growth in July

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  • Reason to be happy Skúli Mogensen CEO and founder of WOW air should be pleased with the growth of the budget airline in the past year. Photo/Anton Brink.

The Icelandic budget airline WOW air reports that it saw a 49% increase in the number of passengers in July of this year, compared to 2016. A total of 318,000 passengers flew with the airline in July. The airline also boasts that the average age of its fleet of airplanes is lower than that of any other European airline. The average age of WOW air planes is just 2.05 years.

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According to a statement from WOW air the airline has seen an 103% increase in passengers during the first seven months of this year, compared to the year before. The airline currently flies to 32 destinations in Europe and North America, but will soon add destinations in Asia. In September WOW will commence direct flights between Keflavík International Airport and Tel Aviv in Israel.

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