The Big Apple via Smoky Bay – budget airline offers flights from Ireland to the US, via Iceland

What’s it like flying to New York with a stopover in Reykjavík? Play, the Icelandic budget carrier, offers a scenic route that may save you money too...

Play flies from Dublin

Jillian Bolger

Reykjavík means Smoky Bay in Old Norse. I didn’t know this until I spent 24 hours in the Icelandic capital en route to the US. New York via Iceland, my itinerary read: The Big Apple via Smoky Bay.