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Canadian Soccer Fans Score Big with New Flight Route to UEFA Nations League Matches

In an exciting development for Canadian soccer enthusiasts, PLAY Airlines has announced the launch of a new flight route connecting fans to two thrilling UEFA Nations League matches in Cardiff, Wales, and Reykjavík, Iceland. The timing couldn’t be more perfect, with matches scheduled between Iceland and Wales on October 11, 2024, and November 19, 2024, respectively.

Sports travel has been gaining momentum globally, and Canadian fans are no exception. With soccer emerging as a prime motivator for travel, PLAY Airlines’ new route offers an incredible opportunity for fans to combine their passion for the sport with exploration of vibrant destinations.

The inaugural flight is set to depart on October 10, 2024, from Toronto, Canada, with Cardiff Airport serving as the gateway to the action in Wales. The final flight will return on November 20, 2024, ensuring fans can catch both matches without missing a beat.

“We’re thrilled to offer Canadian travellers the chance to experience the thrill of international soccer matches while exploring the picturesque landscapes of Wales and Iceland,” said Einar Örn Ólafsson, CEO, PLAY. “Our aim is to provide seamless and memorable travel experiences, and we believe this route will appeal to both soccer fans and adventure seekers alike.”

The matches between Iceland and Wales are expected to be intense showdowns, with both teams vying for victory in the UEFA Nations League. Fans can look forward to cheering on their favorite players amidst the electrifying atmosphere of live soccer action.

PLAY Airlines is committed to providing exceptional travel experiences, and this new flight route underscores their dedication to catering to the needs and interests of sports enthusiasts.


With the launch of PLAY Airlines’ new flight route, Canadian soccer fans have reason to celebrate. This innovative initiative not only allows fans to support their favorite teams in person but also provides an opportunity to immerse themselves in the culture and excitement of two unique destinations. As sports travel continues to gain popularity, initiatives like this highlight the growing intersection between sports and tourism, offering fans unforgettable experiences and memories to cherish for years to come. Whether it’s the thrill of victory or the camaraderie of cheering alongside fellow fans, the upcoming UEFA Nations League matches promise to be unforgettable moments for Canadian soccer enthusiasts.

Tiana Squire

Tiana Squire is our Leisure and Lifestyle Writer, dedicated to covering a wide array of topics including restaurants & bars, fashion, travel and tourism, family events and entertainment. With a passion for exploring and sharing the best in leisure experiences, Tiana brings her unique perspective and enthusiasm to each piece she writes. For inquiries or feedback, contact Tiana at tiana.squire@gtaweekly.ca.

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