WOW Air has officially cancelled all flights and shut down all operations. In an official statement, the company is telling passengers to find flights with other airlines. Passengers are stranded across two continents as they scramble to make alternative travel arrangements.
According to their website WOW Air will NOT be issuing refunds and passengers must check with their credit card provider if a refund can be issued.
“WOW AIR has ceased operation. All WOW AIR flights have been cancelled.”
WOW Air Travel Alert
WOW Airlines Stops Operations and Cancels all Flights.
WOW airlines was a low cost airline based out of Iceland that launched in 2012. In 2015 the airline expanded to North America. By November, 2018 the company was showing signs of financial trouble.
Over the last couple days WOW air has cancelled multiple flights and experienced long delays leading up to the full shut down on March 28th, 2018. The company had 11 aircraft serving 26 destinations with over 1000 employees.
WOW air had over 1000 employees who will be out of the job. No details have been made public as to what compensation if any the employees will receive.