An aircraft company from Iceland that is named WOW Air, names their aircraft for the different family name on their registration plates. They already have some family names on their aircrafts, which his dad, mom, sister, and brother as names with TF- in the beginning. However! Now they have also named one as TF-GAY. Interesting choice and it seems like WOW Air wants to demonstrate public support for gay rights.
Read about the company on their website here: WOW Air
The company itself was founded as late as 2011, but this aircraft carrier company have been growing a lot since the start. Now they promote themselves as a low-cost carrier with a heart in Iceland. They use Keflavik airport as their main hub and then flies to many destinations as seen on the map below.
WOW Air destinations from Iceland
TF Gay will be the first WOW plane to fly to San Francisco -telegraph.co.uk
The airline describes itself as “the airline with the biggest smile and lowest prices”. Now we hope that people take this as a fun thing to do and not make it sound bad because of WOW Air supporting gay people around the world. It is the first time that I’ve read about an aircraft carrier doing this. Excellent and an interesting headline for sure.
Update 17 September 2019: WOW air was officially bankrupt in March 2019. But now it seems like they are back in business. According to Forbes, WOW air seems to be getting their feet back on track. New wow factors like gourmet food onboard will be launched fall 2019.
The new owners have put $85 million on the table to put the company back in business. But Ballarin insists this isn’t a simple relaunch. While details were lacking, Ballarin did highlight some factors that point towards a shift in a business model.
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