Vancouver welcomes flights to Dublin from as little as $147.

WOW air, Iceland’s low-cost airline, has announced it will begin operating flights from Dublin to Vancouver, via Reykjavik, beginning next summer, with the inaugural flight on June 6, 2019.

The airline already serves Montreal and Toronto to Dublin via the Icelandic capital but have now announced $147 one-way flights to a third Canadian city. This will be the first low-cost, long-haul airline to serve Vancouver from Dublin, flying six days a week; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

When we heard @wow_air was starting service at YVR in June 2019: pic.twitter.com/K1ImrUpgmm

— Vancouver Airport (@yvrairport) October 22, 2018

“We are delighted to offer our Irish passengers a new and exciting Canadian destination. The addition of Vancouver to our route network reflects our commitment to continually improve our offering for our Irish passengers,” said Svanhvít Fridriksdóttir, Director of Communications at WOW air on the service announcement.

“We know Canada, and in particular Vancouver is hugely popular among Irish emigrants. We are delighted to be able to offer them a more affordable way to travel, whether that’s coming home to visit friends and family or allowing loved ones to cross the Atlantic and visit relatives in their new homes.”

Read more: WOW air has added another Ireland to US route from $150

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Start planning your 2019 holiday because Vancouver is now a WOW destination! 🏔🎣🦌#wowair #vancouver pic.twitter.com/fr3ciCAAZR

— WOW air (@wow_air) October 22, 2018

Departing Dublin at 11:45, Irish passengers can connect to Vancouver after a layover in Reykjavik (approx. 4 hours). The new route will depart Reykjavik (KEF) at 17:20 and arrive in Vancouver (YVR) at 18:15, with a flight duration of 7 hours and 55 minutes.

Have you flown to Ireland with WOW Air? What did you think? Let us know on the comments section, below. 

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