PLAY’s inaugural flight from Hamilton takes off

PLAY, a low-cost Icelandic airline, took to the skies on Thursday, June 22 on the inaugural flight from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, marking the commencement of daily flights from Toronto area to Iceland and Europe. 

Hamilton city councillors Tammy Hwang (far left), and Mark Tadeson (second left) joins PLAY airlines’ CEO Birgir Jónsson (middle left), Cole Horncastle, executive managing director, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (middle right), Cathie Puckering, vice president and head, Canadian Network Vantage Airport Group (right) and Ed Minich, board of director, Hamilton International Airport (far right) to cut the ribbon introducing the inaugural flight to Canadian travellers. (CNW Group/PLAY)

Hamilton is PLAY’s first destination in Canada and the fifth route in North America, joining New York, Washington, Boston and Baltimore (BWI).