New international, low-fare airline comes to CVG airport

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COVINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A new low-cost airline is coming to the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

WOW air, based in Iceland, will start offering flights to Iceland and Europe starting in May 2018.

Flights from Cincinnati to Keflavik are available for $99 one-way, including taxes. Flights to other locations such as London, Paris, Berlin, and Copenhagen will start at $149.

"WOW air is very excited to bring our flight services to Cincinnati," said Skúli Mogensen, CEO and Founder of WOW air. "We are proud to partner with Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport to provide the lowest fares possible over the Atlantic to Greater Cincinnati area travelers. Our goal is to help make international travel truly a possibility for everyone."

"Connecting the Tri-State community with additional nonstop international destinations has been a priority for CVG," said Candace McGraw, chief executive officer, CVG. "WOW Air is one of the fastest growing, low-cost transatlantic carriers. With this new service, local travelers will not only have the benefit of nonstop travel to Iceland, but one-stop, low-cost service to more than 20 destinations across Europe, Israel and Canary Islands. We're thrilled to be one of WOW's newest U.S. markets, and look forward to growing their service from CVG."

Tickets go on sale today and can be purchased at

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