Icelandic low-cost carrier WOW air announced that it will begin offering flights to Israel’s Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport from eight U.S. cities, including Los Angeles, beginning Sept. 12.
Prices Start At $199
One-way tickets went on sale today, with prices starting at $149 from
Boston, New York, Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Chicago, and $199 from LAX, San
Francisco and Miami.
“Visitors from all over the world continue to be attracted to the
unique city of Tel Aviv and we are honored to have the opportunity to offer
travel from the United States in a more efficient way with the best possible
prices,” said Skuli Mogensen, founder and CEO of WOW air.
Flights Will Leave 4 Times Per Week
The carrier will start out offering flights from North America to Israel
four times a week. The route will be serviced with its Airbus fleet.
Flights from the east and west coasts will include connections in
Reykjavik that will be about 13 and two hours, respectively. The length of the
layover will be subject to change for the winter season flights.
WOW Stopover Includes An Unlimited Visit To Iceland
Travelers can book the WOW Stopover, which includes a visit to Iceland
for an unlimited amount of time, before heading on to destinations in Europe
Israel Expects More Tourists
Israeli Minister of Tourism Yariv Levin said: “I’m confident the
launching of this new historic route will significantly increase the number of
tourists traveling to Israel from Iceland, Canada and the U.S., and will also
contribute to the unprecedented trend of growth in the number of tourists
visiting Israel over the last number of months.”
For more information on the new flights, visit https://wowair.us/.
City News Service.