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This airline has $99 tickets for flights from the US to Europe — but there's a major catch

Mark Matousek
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  • Iceland's WOW Air is offering 800 heavily discounted tickets from New York to Europe.
  • The tickets range from $99 to $149 for flights from Newark Liberty International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport.
  • Destinations include London, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, and Reykjavik, Iceland.

Iceland's WOW Air is offering a limited number of heavily discounted tickets from New York to Europe this spring.

The one-way tickets range from $99 to $149 and depart from two airports for Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Paris, or Reykjavik, Iceland.

But there's a catch: The low-cost carrier says it will sell only 800 of the discounted tickets — so if you want to book a cheap flight from the New York area, you'll need to act fast.

The 800 tickets will be divided between Newark Liberty International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport, where the airline is expected to begin service on April 27.

Here's a list of the available deals:

  • $99:
    • JFK and Newark to Reykjavik
  • $149:
    • JFK and Newark to Amsterdam
    • JFK and Newark to Paris
    • JFK to London
    • Newark to Berlin

The discounted tickets are available starting Tuesday on WOW Air's website for flights departing between April and June.

"We are excited by the success of our Newark Liberty International Airport partnership and are looking forward to offering New Yorkers more flight options with John F. Kennedy International Airport," Skuli Mogensen, WOW Air's CEO and founder, said in a statement.

"As always, our goal is to make travel more affordable and accessible, providing high-value to those looking to expand their horizons through traveling the world," he said.

WOW Air's low-cost model means the airline regularly offers cheap fares, and buyers can generally get affordable tickets year-round.

The carrier has also become known for its sales in which it offers a limited number of tickets at extremely discounted prices.

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