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WOW air's maiden flight takes off from New Delhi

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

air, the recently launched Icelandic low-cost long-haul began its operations from with its inaugural flight being flagged off from

The will operate three weekly flights from New Delhi, connecting passengers to and through their hub in (KEF).

Post the announcement of the air in in May, earlier this year, the also began its fully functional booking office in and recruited Indian crew, a first for any international airline operating out of

air serves a number of destinations from including Chicago, Orlando, New York, Detroit, Baltimore, Boston, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Washington DC, in the US; & in and in

"We are excited to commence operations from New Delhi. The response we have received from has been overwhelming and we hope to continue this trend going forward. Our ultra-low fares reflect the need for affordable travel from India to transatlantic destinations and has also given an opportunity for to open up to the world as a tourist destination for the Indian travelers," said Kiran Jain, MD of

"Staying true to our mission of enabling everyone to fly by offering reasonably low fares to our destinations, we are hopeful that more people will have an opportunity to fly around the world," added Jain.

WOW air has four exciting fare options including WOW basic, WOW plus, WOW comfy & WOW premium, offering never-seen-before fares for for the Indian travelers. The airline also gives a spectacular, cost-effective opportunity to break-up long-haul journeys across the Atlantic and simultaneously enjoy some breathtaking scenic destinations or outdoor adventures in Iceland.

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 16:57 IST