Liverpool, August 30th: The Icelandic carrier, Play Airlines, is gearing up to recommence its winter flight service from Liverpool, marking the much-anticipated return of this vital route starting September 1.
The budget-friendly airline has announced its commitment to operate the route to Keflavik, Iceland, on a twice-weekly schedule until April 15, 2024. This move not only reconnects travelers to the captivating landscapes of Iceland but also opens up a gateway for seamless onward journeys to various North American destinations via Keflavik.
To mark the revival of operations, Play Airlines is rolling out an enticing offer: return flights from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Iceland’s Keflavik are available for a remarkably affordable £80. For those with aspirations of exploring the expanses of the United States and Canada, onward flights from Iceland are accessible at a starting rate of £350 return. This celebratory offer is valid until September 13.
Following this initial promotional period, the prices for round-trip flights to Iceland will begin at just £99 return. Meanwhile, flights to the US and Canada will be obtainable starting at £100 return.
Birgir Jónsson, the Chief Executive of Play Airlines, expressed enthusiasm about the reinstated route, stating, “The connection between Iceland and Liverpool goes beyond just aviation—it embodies shared interests such as music and football, making this seasonal route one of Play’s standout offerings. With Icelanders keen to explore the UK and the Premier League season set to recommence, our relaunch aligns perfectly.”
Jónsson added, “This economically viable route also caters to Liverpudlians aiming to venture across the Atlantic for Christmas or New Year’s, with an opportunity to turn a layover into an unforgettable experience. Travelers can extend their stay at no additional cost, affording them the chance to embark on a day trip to marvel at the marvels of Iceland’s Geyser National Park or indulge in a rejuvenating swim in our geothermal lagoons.”