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WOW Air Launches Flights to Iceland From Pittsburgh Starting at $99

There will now be a cheap way for travelers living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to explore Europe, as budget airline WOW Air begins service in the city starting Friday, June 16.

Flights from Pittsburgh International Airport to Iceland’s Keflavik International Airport will be available five days a week, with prices starting at just $99 for one-way flights (including taxes).

Besides providing a cheap travel alternative to explore Iceland and its dramatic glaciers and volcanoes, the new addition also gives Pittsburgh and nearby Allegheny County residents new options for visiting European hotspots like Paris, Copenhagen, and Amsterdam.

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Flights to Paris, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Bristol, Brussels, Dublin, Edinburgh, and Cork are currently available for $169 one-way (including taxes).

The flight will operate in an A321, which can carry up to 220 passengers and has a seat pitch that ranges from 30 to 34 inches.

“WOW adds to the growing list of nonstop destinations from Pittsburgh International in a big way,” Christina Cassotis, CEO of the Allegheny County Airport Authority, said in a press release.

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“We expect that Pittsburghers will love the Iceland Stopover option along with important connections to cities throughout Europe,” Cassotis added.

The airline offers travelers free stopovers in Iceland for up to seven nights when booking round-trip reservations, giving you the chance to see the country’s Northern Lights and eclectic cafes in addition to another European destination for the price of one trip.

Related: How to Travel to Iceland

The move will make Pittsburgh the airline’s seventh U.S. destination so far, joining its current services in Boston, Baltimore, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Newark, and Miami.

The airline will also start offering flights from Chicago starting on July 13, 2017.

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