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Wow, the budget airline that quit Lambert after calling St. Louis a 'disappointment,' is sold to rival

Nov 06, 2018 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

Wow Air, the Icelandic budget airline that called St. Louis a "disappointment" when confirming it will end service here, has been sold to a rival.

Icelandair has agreed to buy Wow Air from its founder for about $18 million in an all-share deal aimed at creating a stronger international competitor, Reuters reported Monday.

The news comes after Wow said last month it would end flights from St. Louis Lambert International Airport in January. It also said it was cutting service from four...