Iceland’s budget transatlantic airline Wow Air on Tuesday announced the launch of its services from Delhi to multiple destinations in North America and Europe via Reykjavik from December this year, which will start at a fare of Rs. 13,499.
For frequent travellers and tourists, particularly in India, maybe the most imperative thing is to save as much money as they can on flight tickets. In any case, what happens when the carriers themselves offer you that solace? It is nothing short of a dream come true. Because of Iceland’s Low cost or Budget airlines, Indians would now be able to travel to expensive International destinations like United states and Canada at low rates.
WOW Air has reported to start low cost operations from New Delhi to numerous countries in North America and Europe. The aircraft said that its administrations will begin from December where the flights would achieve their final destination via Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital.
As indicated by reports, the aircraft’s founder and CEO Skull Mogensen stated, “While the Wow basic introductory fare will be priced at Rs 13,499 with taxes, the ‘Wow premium’ fares at the other end will be priced from Rs 46,599 onwards including taxes. It should be noted that the other two fares alternatives are ‘WOW plus’ and ‘Wow comfy’.”
The initial charge under the classification ‘WOW essential’ will contain all taxes and surcharges yet clients are required to pay additional for Check in baggage and meal during flight.
The aircraft will fly almost five days in a week in India and will utilize its Airbus A330 Neo flights. As indicated by its site, Wow Air as of now serves a sum of 39 destinations crosswise over North America and Europe including nations, for example, Paris, London, and New York.
The dismal news is, nonetheless, that you may not get a ticket at Rs 13,499 as the interest for tickets has just surged by a tremendous edge. The site is now demonstrating inflated fares due to demand created by the announcement yesterday. Happy news, it seems, always comes at a ‘price’.
Mr Mogensen said he was optimistic about the success of the airline in India.
About 20,000 Indians travel to North America on a daily basis and they will have more choice of travel. Besides, 80 per cent of them travel with a stop over, he said.
In response to a question, Mr Mogensen said the fare could go up depending upon factors, “though the high cannot be three to five times”.
Further, he said the “fares can absorb the rising crude oil prices unless it breaches the $100 mark”.