WOW Air, an Icelandic ultra-low cost airline has declared to begin its new route from the UK to Vancouver and the service would soon commence from June 2019. Essentially, it’s the first carrier that has planned to offer long-haul, low cost flights to the destination.
Vancouver is widely popular for its vibrant seaport, snow-capped mountains and vivacious natural beauty, the airline’s low fare would surely inspire travelers to visit Vancouver and experience its charm.
The first flight will depart to YVR from LGW via Reykjavik on June 6, 2019. It has been stated that the jetliners would be operational from June to October six times a week. A321neo aircraft will be serviced for transatlantic flight for the journey.
Skúli Mogensen, CEO and founder of WOW Air commented, ‘We are pleased to announce the addition of Vancouver to our route. Thus, we have three destinations in Canada in total. Vancouver is widely famous amongst many British travelers. Wow Air, considered to be the first long-haul, low cost carrier, we deliberately wish that this popular route will benefit budget-savvy holidaymakers and adventurers to experience what the city has to offer.’
The total flight journey from Reykjavik to Vancouver is approximately seven hours fifty-five minutes and further from London Gatwick, the total journey takes around 14 hours comprising stopovers as well.