Wow Air ceases operations, leaving passengers stranded

Icelandic budget airline on verge of bankruptcy and cancels all flights

Iceland’s Wow Air has stopped operating and cancelled all flights after a failure to secure emergency funding left thousands of passengers stranded.

The budget carrier, which flew from London Stansted and Gatwick airports in the UK, advised passengers to find available flights with alternative companies after becoming the latest in a string of airlines to run into financial difficulty.

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