WOW Air Could Drop All California Routes

WOW is looking to cut costs by getting rid of a number of employees and airplanes, including the Airbus A330s that it flies on its San Francisco and Los Angeles routes to Reykjavik


New LaGuardia AirTrain Could Break Ground in 2020

Getting to LaGuardia airport in East Elmhurst in Queens, NY is not the easiest trip. Driving there is hell, especially during the current construction. If you’re looking at public transportation then buses are your only option. And if there’s traffic, buses are not the best solution. But a new plan could give travelers a better…

Qantas Starts Weighing Carry-On Bags

Qantas plans to start weighing carry-on bags at the gate. Some airlines have a weight limit on them and Qantas is planning to start enforcing it. For the Australian carrier, that limit is 7 kg or 15.4 lb per bag. They plan to place scales at gates across Australian airports. Enforcement is reportedly occurring on the busiest…

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Icelandair Scraps Plan to Buy Rival WOW Air

Icelandair said on Thursday it had scrapped its all-share deal to buy WOW Air. The acquisition seemed like a done deal when it was first announced earlier this month. Icelandair said the conditions for the share purchase were “unlikely” to be filled by the company’s shareholder meeting, slated for Friday. Shares in Icelandair tumbled 10 percent…