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Iceland Express was a low-cost air service provider headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland. The airline was established in 2002 and began operations on February the following year, with daily flights to London and Copenhagen using wet leased Boeing 737-300s from Astraeus Airlines. The contract was then taken over by JetX Airlines, and further by Hello until in 2008, when Astraeus Airlines resumed operating all flights on behalf of Iceland Express.

The airline was previously owned by Icelandic investment group, Northern Travel Holding, which was then acquired by Fons in September of 2008. Fons silently changed hands to sister company Fengur before the bankruptcy of the former. Fengur then acquired 100% of Astraeus Airlines, which was a big boost to its Iceland Express subsidiary to begin low-fare transatlantic services, although the two airlines continued to operate as separate brands. The company then started running trans-Atlantic flights to Newark Liberty International Airport and Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International airport in 2010, using the 737s. On the summer of 2010, the airline published its winter schedule with the Newark flights year-round, along with seasonal destinations such as Orlando. The following year, the airline again announced that it would fly to Chicago, Boston, Miami, and Belfast, although the last two routes never materialised.

By 2011, Astraeus, which has become the sole operator (planes of Iceland Express are wet-leased from Astraeus), suddenly ceased operations with immediate effect, leaving Iceland Express without aircraft. To remedy this, its owner Fengur leased two Airbus A320s from Holiday Czech Airlines, a subsidiary of Czech Airlines.

The following year October 2012, Wow Air acquired Iceland Express' operations and network, completely deactivating the said brand and incorporating its services to its main brand.

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