WOW air announced this morning that it will launch a new flight route from Israel to Iceland, offering passengers the option to continue from Reykjavik to America for an affordable price. According to the low-cost airline, passengers who want to travel from Tel Aviv to New York will pay only $149 for a one-way ticket starting September.
During a special press conference in Israel on Monday, the CEO and owners of the Icelandic low-cost airline WOW air announced their plan to launch a flight route from Tel Aviv to Iceland, the U.S. and Canada. The airline will offer attractive prices for flights from Israel to selected destinations in the world.
According to the announcement, the long-term prices for the flights leaving Israel are expected to be among the most competitive in the industry. The company has already announced that passengers will pay only $149 for a one-way ticket to selected destinations in North America, including New York, Boston, Chicago, Toronto and Montreal; $199 for a one-way ticket to San Francisco and Los Angeles; and $99 for a one-way ticket to Iceland.
The flight time from Israel to Iceland is five hours. The flight time from Iceland to New York is 7.5 hours. According to the CEO’s announcement, seven flights from Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport will leave at 8:25 AM and the connecting flights to New York will depart at 3:00 PM after an hour and a half layover in Iceland.