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Icelandair offers stranded WOW Air customers discount tickets for flights in the house

“As a result of WOW air’s operational halt, we have discount Economy fares for stranded passengers on the route to, from, or by means of Iceland,” the carrier wrote on its official website.
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This can be leaving two of its North American routes, but it’s not about to leave WOW Air is stranded customers on both sides of the Atlantic ocean.

After the last airline abruptly ceased operations on Thursday – effectively leaving passengers with no trips, or stranding them between flights – Icelandair is now promising to fly many of those stranded passengers home at a discount on the Economy Default rate.

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“As a result of WOW air’s operational halt, we have discount Economy fares for stranded passengers on the route to, from, or by means of Iceland,” the carrier wrote on the official Icelandair website.

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Icelandair further explained that the deal is only available for passengers who have already started on their trip on WOW Air, and can provide proof they had bought a ticket for the return trip is scheduled between March 28 and April 11.

Anyone who has a flight to Iceland from North America, or vice versa, would pay only € 100, depending on Icelandair’s website. Flying to or from Europe would pay just £ 60, while flying between North america and Europe via Keflavik international airport, or vice versa, would pay $160.

The airline notes that the rates “are subject to availability.” Stranded passengers are instructed to call a hotline to start booking.

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WOW Air was originally announced it was ceasing operations on Thursday, after months of turbulent negotiations to sell the airline to other carriers, including Icelandair.

In a statement on the WOW Air website, the airline advised passengers to search for airlines for alternative ways to get home.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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