Cleveland mayor, airport officials announce new flights to Iceland

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and officials from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and Destination Cleveland held a press conference Wednesday morning to announce a major air service change.

The CEO of WOW Air, Skúli Mogensen, announced new services between Cleveland and Iceland. Mogensen said flights will start May 4, 2018 at $99.

"We are constantly on the look out for opportunities to grow the options available," said Robert Kennedy, Director of Airports.

In a separate announcement on Tuesday, the airline Icelandair declared that service between Cleveland and Iceland's capital city will begin in May 2018. The routes will be the first trans-Atlantic flight from Cleveland since Delta canceled service to London in 2009.

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