Play, a low-cost airline working flights between the United States and Europe, is scheduled to started service within the U.S. Wednesday night with its first takeoff from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).
Departing at 7 p.m., the inaugural flight will carry passengers to Iceland, the place they’ll benefit from the nation’s first day of summer season or board a connecting flight to one in all Play’s different 22 European locations. Play CEO Birgir Jónsson will arrive at BWI on the airline’s first transatlantic flight into the U.S. He can be joined by native officers for a ceremony and a gate social gathering within the airport, welcoming vacationers from the primary flight and celebrating Play’s first departure out of the U.S.
Play’s inaugural U.S. flight represents a major milestone for the airline, which has grown quickly since launching lower than a 12 months in the past. The airline captured the curiosity of Americans wanting to trip overseas this 12 months when it started ticket gross sales, adopted by tripled each day bookings in early 2022. Play now operates a mixed fleet of six A320neo and A321neo aircrafts to accommodate its new routes, with service set to increase with takeoffs from Boston’s Logan International Airport on May 11 and from New York’s Stewart International Airport in Orange County on June 9. Play will once more increase service this fall with a seasonal route from Orlando International Airport starting Oct. 1.