Virgin Atlantic Sale

Is WOW Air going bust?

Links on Head for Points may pay us an affiliate commission. A list of partners is here.

(EDIT: overnight on Thursday, a US venture capital group announced – subject to due diligence – that it would invest in WOW.  Whilst not guaranteed, if this goes through it should take the pressure off for a few months.)

If you have a booking with WOW Air, you need to keep a very close eye on it.

The airline appears to be on the cusp of going bankrupt.  Icelandair has walked away from its agreed deal to buy the airline (we wrote about that here) and on Wednesday the airline handed back two A330 and two A320 aircraft to their lessors.

Whilst the airline is still flying as of today, you should start to research a back-up plan if you have tickets.  This may include, for example, booking Avios redemptions on the same routes which can be cancelled for £35 if WOW does survive.

Get your HFP Christmas Party tickets at noon today (and at noon tomorrow too!)
Get 25% cashback with taxi app Gett
Click here to join the 14,000 people on our email list and receive the latest Avios, miles and points news by 6am.

IHG Sale
Amazon ad
About Head for Points

We help business and leisure travellers maximise their Avios, frequent flyer miles and hotel loyalty points. Visit every day for three new articles or sign up for our FREE emails via this page or the box to your right.

Comments

  1. For all Jersey residents…A Shop Small is now available,quite a few retailers,I believe the number has actually increased compared with last year,about 60 in total.Last Monday a chat agent has raised a tech issue ticket when realised that after 3 months of promoting it..there wasn’t a Shop Small map for Jersey!!!Glad that has been sorted,seen the sign on the doors on a few of the participating retailers when passing by St Helier’s High Street today!Happy Shop Small Jersey,thank you Amex!

  2. Does anyone know when the 250 bonus Shangri-La points will be credited to your account? Just logged into the app, but didn’t see an achnowledgement and my points balance hasn’t changed.

  3. Nice offer although once again I can’t login to my Golden Circle account. ID & password saved in LastPass so definitely correct. Reset password says account details not recognised, now waiting for them to sort – this is the 2nd or 3rd time this has happened for me, anyone else noticed similar issues?

Please click here to read our data protection policy before submitting your comment.