§ WOW air, Iceland’s low-cost airline, now flies to fifteen North American destinations from Dublin, via Reykjavik

§ Flights to Orlando will operate three days a week beginning 18 December until 30 April 2019

§ To celebrate new route, WOW air is offering fares from €129.99 on select flights between January and March

§ Orlando is world famous for its family-focused theme parks and offers great options for couples, solo travellers and groups

WOW air, Iceland’s low-cost airline, has today announced it will operate flights to Orlando Florida from Dublin, via Reykjavik, beginning this December.

The new route will operate three times a week from 18 December to the end of April and Irish passengers can now fly from Dublin to Orlando, with a short layover in Reykjavik, Iceland.

WOW air added flights to Detroit, Cleveland, Cincinnati, St Louis and Dallas earlier in 2018 and now flies to fifteen North American destinations from Dublin.

Orlando is best known as the home of several world-famous theme parks including Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld Orlando.

The city also offers shopping options that encapsulate everything from factory outlets and malls to bespoke boutiques and downtown stores, as well as a range of museums, theatres and cultural attractions.

Orlando enjoys great weather year-round with average December highs of 23 degrees Celsius.

Commenting today, Svanhvít Fridriksdóttir, Director of Communications at WOW air, said:

“We are delighted to offer our Irish passengers a new and exciting North American destination. The addition of Orlando to our flight network reflects our commitment to continually improve our offering for our Irish passengers.

“With the high number of theme and water parks in the city, Orlando is known as one of the best destinations in the world for family holidays.

“However, what people may not know is that Orlando has a range of great options for those travelling solo, as couples or in groups. There are more than a 150 golf courses, innovative ecotourism adventures, world class shopping and nightlife, and a range of culture and art to discover.

“Orlando’s beautiful weather means that the odds are good for Irish people looking to escape the winter gloom to experience the sun, fun, glamour and adventure that Orlando offers.

“To celebrate this great addition to our range of options, we will offer flights from Dublin to Orlando for the price of €129.99 on select dates from January to March of 2019.”