Canadian travellers can fly on the first PLAY flight to Frankfurt on December 14

Hamilton, ON (August 1, 2023) – PLAY, a low-cost airline operating flights between Iceland and Europe, has launched ticket sales for flights to Frankfurt in Germany. The first flight with PLAY to Frankfurt will be on December 14, and it will operate four to five times a week throughout the winter.

As a transatlantic carrier between Europe and North America, PLAY operates from its hub at Keflavik Airport in Iceland, perfectly positioned between the two continents.

To celebrate the first flight with PLAY to Frankfurt, the airline has announced a limited-time flight sale, starting from as low as $259 exclusive of taxes and fees. The sale started on July 27, 2023 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on August 10, 2023. Canadians will be able to book the discounted fare for travel dates between January to March 2024. For complete sale details, and to book an ultra-affordable fare, visit Travel for this new route will be facilitated through Frankfurt Airport, only 20 minutes away from the city that is best known for its unique art scene, history, museums, dashing skyscrapers and inviting neighborhoods.

“We are delighted to be able to add more destinations to our transatlantic route network at a time when demand in North America for flights to Europe is high,” said Birgir Jónsson, CEO, PLAY. “Revenues from passengers coming from North America are much higher than before, making it a great time to add Frankfurt as a destination. With ten aircraft in our fleet, which is now the youngest and most modern fleet in Europe, we are in a great position to expand our route network and to keep offering competitive prices to passengers.”

“The addition of Frankfurt to PLAY’s extensive network of European destinations is exciting for Hamilton International, it not only strengthens business ties between our regions, but also enhances tourism opportunities for travellers seeking a seamless connection into Germany via Iceland,” said Cole Horncastle, Executive Managing Director, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport.

About PLAY

PLAY is a low-cost airline operating flights between Iceland and Europe, and North America as of 2022. Founded in Reykjavík in 2019 by a management team with significant experience in the aviation industry, the company operates flights on new Airbus A321NEO and A320NEO aircraft, offering streamlined, no-frills service that allows travelers to pay less and “play more.” Safety comes first for PLAY. On-time performance, simplicity, happiness and low prices are the airline’s core principles. The airline seeks to enable passengers to see the world, but not without considering its environmental impact. PLAY is being developed with sustainability initiatives and benchmarks in place to track and reduce fuel consumption, offset carbon emissions, and limit waste. Learn more or book a flight at or follow them on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook at @PLAYairlines. For media resources, visit PLAY’s online newsroom,

About John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport

John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport is a growing international gateway for affordable travel and the largest overnight express freight airport in Canada. The Airport is owned by the City of Hamilton and managed under an agreement by TradePort International Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vantage Airport Group – an industry leading investor, developer and manager of airport assets. This allows Hamilton International to incorporate best-in-class practices from around the world into its operations. As an efficient facilitator of cargo and passenger operations, Hamilton International is an economic engine and responsible community partner. Its strategic location and uncongested 24/7 operations make it an attractive option for both passenger and cargo carriers looking to serve the Southern Ontario market. Learn more at or follow them on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook at @FlyYHM. For media resources, visit Hamilton International’s online newsroom,

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