5 new flight options out of Cincinnati and Dayton airports

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Air carriers have added dozens of new flights out of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and the Dayton International Airport in the past year.

Cincinnati’s airport just announced that WOW air will add services — bringing discount, international flights to travelers in Southwest Ohio. The low-cost transatlantic airline is announcing new international flight services from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport to Europe via Keflavik International Airport in Iceland.

Here’s five local travel options you need to know about:

1. WOW is here.

Service from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky will be available four days a week, the airport announced on Wednesday morning. Flights to Keflavik International Airport are available from $99 one-way including taxes. Fares to WOW air's additional locations from Cincinnati, such as London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, Frankfurt, Dublin, Copenhagen and more, start at $149. LEARN MORE

2. Southwest left Dayton this summer, but then they added services in Cincinnati.

The airline's decision to leave Dayton is indicative of a pervasive problem for small airports across the U.S. — major air carrier companies are leaving small and mid-sized airports for larger hub markets. Southwest announced it would add services to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, and would also pull services at the Akron-Canton airport. LEARN MORE

3. Frontier has been adding new, cheap flights throughout the year in Cincinnati.

The low-cost airline announced earlier this year it would add services from CVG to San Diego, Minneapolis and LaGuardia International Airport in New York. The airline offered introductory fares as low as $29 for flights between April 21 and June 6. READ MORE

4. Allegiant adds a new Myrtle Beach route from Dayton.

Low-cost airline Allegiant Air added a nonstop flight to Myrtle Beach from the Dayton International Airport, with fare as low as $49.

The flights have been operating twice weekly from the Dayton airport since May. Flight days, times and lowest fares can be found at the Allegiant website. READ MORE

5. Allegiant also grew in Cleveland, Louisville and Columbus.

Low-cost airline Allegiant added 17 new routes at hubs nationwide, including two airports in Ohio. The airline added new base operations and service from Louisville, Ky. Cleveland and Columbus airports will have a new seasonal nonstop service to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport starting in May. READ MORE

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