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Icelandair on track to buy rival line Wow Air

Nov 06, 2018 - Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)

Icelandair, which launched service from Cleveland this year, is buying rival Wow Air, the other Iceland-based airline that, until last month, also flew out of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

The purchase, announced Monday morning, may not have much of an effect on Cleveland, given that Wow had already decided to quit the Cleveland market. Its last flight from Hopkins was in late October. If anything, it may strengthen Icelandair, which has been in a competitive battle with Wow in ...