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Icelandic airline WOW launches direct scheduled flights between Iceland and Pittsburgh in 2017

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  • Go west WOW Air begins its flight service between Pittsburg and Iceland in June 2017. The approximate flight duration time is 5 hrs, 22 mins Photo/Vihelm Gunnarsson

Icelandic airline WOW will launch directs flights between Keflavík International Airport and Pittsburgh International Airport on 16 June 2017. This will be the first time an Icelandic airline offers direct scheduled flights to the US city.

The carrier will offer four weekly round-trips to the Pennsylvania city with connections to 23 destinations in Scandinavia, the U.K. and Continental Europe via Keflavík International Aiport in Iceland. The travel dates will be Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, round the year.

WOW already offers direct flights to six destinations in North America: Boston, Washington, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and Montreal, and flights to Miami will begin in April 2017.

WOW is a low-cost airline that has grown rapidly. It was founded in November 2011 and began its flight service in May 2012.

Read more: Keflavík International Airport voted the best airport in Europe

The distance between Keflavík Airport and Pittsburgh International Airport is 4,547 km (2,454 mi) and the approximate flight duration time from is 5 hrs, 22 mins.

WOW begins selling tickets to and from Pittsburgh today. For additional information about WOW’s fares to Iceland and beyond see

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