New low-cost airline offering flights from Orlando to Europe starting at $129

ORLANDO, Fla. — There’s a new airline offering low-cost flight options from Orlando International Airport to select European cities.

PLAY airlines launched its ticket sales from Orlando on Wednesday, with tickets starting at $129. The airline’s first flight to Orlando will be Sept. 30.

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The low fare will be available for flights from Orlando made in a round-trip booking for select dates until Feb. 27 at midnight.

Officials said the Icelandic airline will operate flights to Orlando three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and from Orlando on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

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“I am convinced that our arrival in Orlando will shake up the Iceland-Florida market,” Birgir Jónsson, CEO of PLAY, said in a statement. “After studying our competitors’ prices on flights to and from Orlando, we are confident we can offer much lower prices on this popular route, which benefits a huge market.”

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Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.