A WOW Air A330 at LAX (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ben Suskind)

Dulles Airport Debunks Rumors of a WOW air Reboot in Mid-October

It was reported last Thursday that the reincarnation of WOW air by USAerospace Associates, led by  Michelle Ballarin, will launch its first flights sometime in mid-October, with the first route being Reykjavik to Washington. Despite the rumors, however, the Washington Metropolitan Airport Authority has confirmed to AirlineGeeks that no such service has been planned by the airline and no launch is scheduled. “While the team at Washington Dulles International Airport held an initial meeting in August with Ms. Ballarin and…

Alitalia Launches Rome-Washington Flight as Financial Struggles Linger

In the midst of its struggles to ensure its survival, Alitalia launched a new transatlantic route on Thursday connecting its hub at Rome's Leonardo da Vinci - Fiumicino Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport. The new route will be operated five times weekly during the peak summer season, dropping to…