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Air carriers have added dozens of new flights out of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and the Dayton International Airport in the past year.

Cincinnati’s airport just announced that WOW air will add services — bringing discount, international flights to travelers in Southwest Ohio. Here’s what you need to know about Iceland’s low-cost air carrier’s expansion throughout the state:

1. WOW air announced it will add services in Cincinnati.

Service from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky will be available four days a week, the airport announced on Wednesday morning. Flights to Keflavik International Airport are available from $99 one-way including taxes. Fares to WOW air’s additional locations from Cincinnati, such as London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, Frankfurt, Dublin, Copenhagen and more, start at $149. LEARN MORE

2. They’ll fly to destinations across Europe from Cincy. 

Service from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky will be available four days a week, the airport announced on Wednesday morning. Flights to Keflavik International Airport are available from $99 one-way including taxes. Fares to WOW air’s additional locations from Cincinnati, such as London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, Frankfurt, Dublin, Copenhagen and more, start at $149.

3. Flights start out of Cincinnati in May 2018.

“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.”

4. They also announced new services in Cleveland. 

Cincinnati isn’t the only city that WOW air is expanding in. The airline also announced it is adding service in Cleveland, Cincinnati and Detroit. WOW also services cities including: Boston, Chicago O’Hare, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark, Pittsburgh, St. Louis and San Francisco. In Canada, WOW flies from Montreal and Toronto.

5. WOW air also expanded in several other markets earlier this year.

For a limited time, Iceland-based air carrier WOW air will offer $69.99 tickets from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International Airport to Stockholm, Copenhagen, Bristol and Edinburgh. Fares went on sale, and flights were offered between Jan. 15 to April 5. The airline is also offering $99 tickets from Miami and Boston to Iceland.

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