WOW Air’s Inaugural Flight From CVG

Significant news at CVG, with routes now available to twenty European and Middle Eastern destinations.  Much thanks to the CVG Board – Mike Schlotman, Chair, Paul Verst, Vice Chair, Kevin Canafax, Bryan Carlisle, Kathy Collins, Mike Drysdale, Kay Geiger, John Mocker, Paul Ritter, Lisa Sauer, Todd Schneider, Bill Schuler and Chad Summe – as well as Candace McGraw, CEO for CVG, and her whole leadership team, on making incredible gains in passenger and cargo traffic at the airport!  From DHL and Amazon to Southwest, Delta, WOW, Frontier and Allegiant, there are amazing things happening there, and in our community, thanks to their hard work.


CINCINNATI – Today, May 10th, WOW airbegins its flight service from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. This new WOW air route will connect residents of the greater Cincinnati metropolitan area to over 20 European and Middle Eastern destinations. Flights will be in service four days a week at launch. Service will expand to five days a week between June and September. 

To celebrate, WOW air is offering $99* one-way flight sales from CVG to Iceland (KEF) and $149* one-way fares to London (STN), Paris (CDG), Amsterdam (AMS), Frankfurt (FRA) and Dublin (DUB).

“WOW air is thrilled to bring more travel opportunities to a central location such as CVG,” said Skúli Mogensen, founder and CEO of WOW air. “CVG’s unique positioning allows travelers from all over the Tri-State region access to affordable international travel.”

“Connecting the Tri-State community with additional international destinations has been a priority for CVG,” said Candace McGraw, chief executive officer, CVG. “We’re excited that WOW air is now providing local travelers the opportunity to travel nonstop from CVG to Iceland, as well as one-stop, low-cost service to more than 20 destinations across Europe, Israel and Canary Islands.”

To purchase tickets or learn more about the new route, please visit:


* Cincinnati (CVG) to Iceland (KEF), London (STN/LGW), Amsterdam (AMS), Frankfurt (FRA), Paris (CDG), Dublin (DUB) via Iceland. Based on lowest one-way WOW Basic fare booked on Includes all taxes, fees and carrier charges. Available for travel June – July and September – October 2018. The offer applies for 600 seats on selected flights, only when booked on a return trip.


About WOW air

WOW air offers the lowest fares, a modern fleet with the lowest emissions and the biggest smile; this is the WOW air promise to its valuable customers. As of spring 2018, the airline services 39 destinations across Europe and North America including Dublin, London, Paris, Berlin, and Copenhagen.  Established in November 2011 by Icelandic entrepreneur Skúli Mogensen, the purple airline flies with Airbus A320, Airbus A321 and Airbus A330 models. WOW air boasts one of the world’s youngest fleet, with an average aircraft age of just 2 years.