CHANTILLY, Va. — A Latvian airline is launching nonstop service connecting Washington, D.C., to London.

Dulles International Airport, located outside the District of Columbia, announced Thursday that Primera Air will run five nonstop flights a week each way between Dulles and London’s Stanstead Airport beginning in August.

The airport says Primera will offer travelers a low-fare option. One-way flights will be as low as $199.

Dulles says its international passenger activity increased to a record 7.8 million in 2017.

Primera, which is based in Latvia and Denmark, launched in 2003 as a charter carrier.

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