N America flight starting Rs 27000 from Dec

N America flight starting Rs 27000 from Dec

For price conscious Indian travellers, global air travel is becoming more affordable.

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.

Wow Air founder and chief executive officer (CEO) Skuli Mogensen said at a press conference that the company which picked New Delhi as the first city to start service in Asia is offering a one-way economy class fare from India's capital to destinations like Iceland, US, Canada and London starting from Rs13,499 inclusive of taxes.

Service to Delhi will be available from nine U.S. cities - Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI), Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW), San Francisco International Airport (SFO), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL). "We are targetting the smart traveller", Mogensen said. These include The Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate and the Qutub Minar.

WOW air will use brand new Airbus A330neo aircrafts on the Delhi route, which are outfitted with the new WOW premium seats offering at least 37 inches of legroom.

Martin O'Neill confronts referee following Ireland U17 penalty controversy
However, replays showed that Corcoran's forward movement was minimal and the teenager was left inconsolable by the decision. The boys in green drew 1-1 with the Netherlands in regulation time, with a penalty shootout soon following.

Service will be available through nine airports including St. Louis Lambert International Airport and Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

For more information and bookings, visit WOW's website. The special fare is available for travel only from January 10 through March 31 next year when booked with a return trip. Based on lowest one-way WOW Basic fare booked on www.wowair.us. Here's the skinny on this particular deal, so you don't rack up charges unknowingly. The offer is limited to 4,200 seats on selected flights.

WOW Air, which will be flying A-330 Neo to India, now serves 39 destinations across Europe and including Chicago, Toronto, London and Paris.

Wow Air will offer connections to 15 North American cities including Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco from India, apart from connecting flights to European cities. WOW air boasts one of the world's youngest fleet, with an average aircraft age of just 2 years. Internationally, in some countries, short haul budget airlines get access to separate airports with lower levies and taxes, that help them maintain the cost advantage, said Shah.

Related Articles

  • Major US stock indexes head lower

    Major US stock indexes head lower

    The big news overnight is that the 10 year Treasury yield has broken above its highs from early 2014, and now sits at 3.08%. US shares were set to drift slightly lower , with Dow futures down 0.4 percent and S&P 500 futures 0.3 percent lower .
    Celtics take Game 1 of East finals, beating Cavaliers 108-83

    Celtics take Game 1 of East finals, beating Cavaliers 108-83

    The Cleveland Cavaliers got walloped in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday, falling to the Boston Celtics 108-83. He scored 21 of Cleveland's 27 points in the first quarter , tying his playoff career high for points in a period.
    Advocates Sue to Block Iowa's Total Abortion Ban

    Advocates Sue to Block Iowa's Total Abortion Ban

    Nearly immediately after the lawsuit was filed, the state's attorney general said he would not defend the new law. Their lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Polk County District Court, they announced at a press conference Tuesday.
  • Nigeria name provisional World Cup squad

    Nigeria name provisional World Cup squad

    Africa's best performance at the World Cup finals were quarter-final appearances for Cameroon (1990), Senegal (2002) and Ghana (2010).
    Dead, Others Injured in Explosion at Aliso Viejo Medical Building

    Dead, Others Injured in Explosion at Aliso Viejo Medical Building

    One woman, who had skin peeling on her arm from burns, said, "Take care of my mother", McWilliams said. Dave Sawyer says authorities haven't determined whether the explosion was accidental or intentional.
    The world's hungriest black hole eats three suns per week

    The world's hungriest black hole eats three suns per week

    The ultra-violet light emitted from the quasar was detected by the SkyMapper telescope at the ANU Siding Spring Observatory . There is a supermassive black hole at the centre of our own galaxy , but compared to this one, it's a lightweight.
  • Twitter banishes 'trolls' to the shadows

    Twitter banishes 'trolls' to the shadows

    The company has always been criticized for giving a platform to so-called " trolls ", users that willfully harass others. Now, Twitter is taking new steps to fight this disruptive behavior by implementing new tools for behavioral analysis.
    Khloe Kardashian celebrates her first Mother's Day

    Khloe Kardashian celebrates her first Mother's Day

    Kardashian stayed in OH , opting not to return to Los Angeles, where the majority of her famous family celebrated on Sunday. Khloe Kardashian is staying with Tristan Thompson even though he reportedly cheated on her with at least five women.
    Charles Barkley Delivers Stern Warning to LeBron and Cavs About Celtics

    Charles Barkley Delivers Stern Warning to LeBron and Cavs About Celtics

    LeBron's leadership will get the Cavaliers off to a better start than they had in the series opener. "We've got to be better". LeBron James has eliminated the Celtics from the playoffs four times, and the first loss doesn't seem to worry him.
  • BT Sport to show Champions League final free online

    BT Sport to show Champions League final free online

    TV3 and Virgin Media will dominate Irish TV coverage of the Champions League and Europa League for the next three seasons. BT Sport subscribers will also be able to enjoy 360-degree highlights on the app throughout the games.
    BBC sees off Netflix as drama Peaky Blinders leads the pack

    BBC sees off Netflix as drama Peaky Blinders leads the pack

    In the global category, the BAFTA was awarded to The Handmaid's Tale , the adaptation of Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel. Along with the show's award for Best Mini-Series, star Molly Windsor won the BAFTA for Leading Actress .
    Federal research says California solar mandate could increase housing prices

    Federal research says California solar mandate could increase housing prices

    The regulations include exceptions for when solar panels aren't cost-effective or feasible, such as on a home shrouded in shade. More than 5 million homes in the state use solar power, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association.