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Icelandic IKEA Christmas Goat

WOW air news: the tragic fate of the IKEA Christmas goat

As WOW air now offers cheap flights between Sweden and Iceland, we here at the office are excited about everything Swedish – and what is more so than IKEA?! Of course there is an IKEA in Iceland (only one though) […]


Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit, interested in remaking an Icelandic film

Fred Durst, the singer of the American metal band Limp Bizkit has expressed interest in remaking the Icelandic film Metalhead (Málmhaus), according to ruv.is. Durst has reportedly had a phone meeting with the producers and the film’s director Ragnar Bragson. […]

Happy Birthday to us! A whole year of cheap flights to Iceland.

Today at the WOW air headquarters in Iceland, we are celebrating the one year anniversary of our first flight. We are proud of having been able to provide cheap flights to Iceland and for continuously adding new destinations. We now […]

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WOW air news: farmers, free time, Iran and Dubai

[To be read out loud in your very best broadcasting voice]: Good [morning/afternoon/evening], this is WOW air Iceland news. Today’s top stories: North Iceland farmers in crisis, waiting for new minister to help. The young Icelander in charge at one […]

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WOW air news: Dionne Warwick, David James & a decorative pile

Lots of news again today, so our Info Squirrels have gnawed the highlights down into bite-size chunks for your delight and delectation. Today’s news comes from RÚV.is and stories are presented in completely random order. Firstly is the news that […]

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WOW air news: whale PM and country steals man’s watch

WOW – plenty of news today. So the snippets are even snippier than usual. This is what you might call Speed News! Today’s news comes from Vísir.is Djúpavogs- hreppur, population 500, has become the first Slow Food “Cittaslow” City in […]

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WOW air news: emergency lockdown and urging Uganda

Here’s your latest dose of Icelandic news snippets, carefully snipped for you from the sneaky snoopers in the WOW air newsroom. Today’s stories come from DV.is To start, let’s talk about Uganda. Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera is one of the African […]


WOW air news: new government and new global TV franchise

After all the excitement of the Icelandic elections this weekend, here is a quick round-up of that and other interesting snippets from the WOW news team. Today’s news comes from RÚV.is We should probably start with the big gun: that […]

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WOW air news: no apes for sale and a big election

Here is the latest round-up of interesting Icelandic news straight to your reading eyes from the writing fingers at the WOW air newsroom. Today’s stories come from Vísir.is Let us start with the biggest story: Iceland goes to the polls […]

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WOW air news: beer throwing brute and teetotaler ban

Today we once again bring you a selection of exciting Icelandic news for your reading pleasure, straight from the WOW air newsroom. Don’t worry, there’s no boring stuff. Today all the news comes from Pressan.is We’ll start today with news […]

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