The Icelandic low-cost company PLAY will start in June 2021
The Icelandic low-cost airline PLAY will start operations by launching seven flights to European cities, with a debut flight to London Stansted Airport (STN), which will take place on June 24, 2021. PLAY plans flights to popular European destinations such as Paris, Copenhagen, Alicante, Berlin and Tenerife.
The Icelandic low-cost airline PLAY will start on June 24, 2021 with a flight to London Stansted.
The new Icelandic low-cost airline PLAY will start operations with Airbus A321neo aircraft, which will arrive in Iceland in early June 2021. The next two Airbus A321neo will be delivered in July 2021. Airbus A321neo aircraft can travel distances of 7.400 km and can serve between 180 and 220 passengers, depending on the configuration of the aircraft.
With a fleet of Airbus A321neo aircraft, the Icelandic airline will be able to operate long-distance operations. The new airline has presented plans to expand across the Atlantic, if the debut on the European market will be successful. The new airline plans to raise up to $ 20 million to fund routes from Europe to the United States.
PLAY will start operations with Airbus A321neo aircraft.
On 16 May 2021, the Icelandic Transport Authority (ITA) awarded PLAY the Air Operator Certificate (AOC), thus receiving approval to operate aircraft for commercial purposes. "We have the best people who have shown extraordinary strength over a period of almost two years. It is a long time that we have used well to prepare the low-cost airline for a change in tourism in Iceland. I want to say this to future PLAY customers: we look forward to welcoming you aboard our modern and efficient aircraft. ”, said PLAY CEO Birgir Jónsson.