Travelers can also participate in the airline’s “1 Year Anniversary Sweepstakes” to earn free flights for a year
Avelo Airlines, the ultra-low-cost carrier headquartered in Houston, recently announced 5 new routes in the United States as part of their anniversary celebration. In June and July, the airline will be offering non-stop flights on the East Coast, connecting Orlando, Charleston, Washington, and Wilmington.
The carrier is celebrating its first anniversary —it was launched just a few days before its competitor Breeze Airways— and also announced that it will be opening a third base at Orlando International Airport (MCO).
To celebrate this accomplishment, the carrier is offering ultra-low promotional one-way fares, starting at $29, including taxes and fees! But travelers must book soon, the anniversary fares are limited and expire on May 5. Customers must also remember that this is a low-cost service, and that other fees —like carry on, checked bags, and assigned seats— do apply.
Andrew Levy —Avelo Airlines Founder, Chairman, and CEO— said, “Avelo is poised for continued growth as we add more planes, more Crew Members, more destinations, and more bases — including our new base in Orlando. I’m very appreciative of the warm reception The Sunshine State has greeted Avelo with since we began flying here last November. I’m looking forward to the positive economic and community impact Avelo will make in Orlando and across Florida as we increase our investment here in the years ahead.”
As part of their celebration, Avelo Airlines is currently promoting its “1 Year Anniversary Sweepstake” in which customers can win one year of free flights for two. Travelers interested in participating must follow the airline on Instagram and tag two friends in the comments. All details and rules are available on the company’s official site.
For being an airline not many have heard of, Avelo actually has quite an impressive route system, and it’s still growing.
About The New Itineraries
According to the information shared in the press release, Avelo is expecting to serve at least 10 nonstop destinations from its new third base in Orlando by the end of the year. These are the new routes and the special anniversary fares:
Connecting Orlando International Airport (MCO) to:
- Charleston International Airport (CHS): Non-stop flights will begin on June 30, three days per week. One-way fares start at $39.
- Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI): This will be a seasonal service, from June 30 to September 6. Avelo will serve this route five days per week. One-way fares start at $59.
- Wilmington International Airport (ILM): This route will begin on July 1. The carrier will offer three non-stop flights per week to Wilmington International Airport (ILM). One-way fares start at $49.
The company already serves daily flights to New Haven Airport (HVN) in Southern Connecticut from this location, and beginning on June 16 the carrier will expand to three flights per day on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays) and two daily flights on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
After the new services begin, Avelo will be offering a total of 14 routes from HVN and a total of four destinations from Orlando (MCO).
Connecting The Wilmington International Airport (ILM) to:
- New Haven Airport (HVN): Avelo will serve flights three days per week beginning June 30, 2022. One-way fares start at $39.
- Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI): A new seasonal service will begin on July 1 until November 7 offering passengers flights three days per week. One-way fares starting at $29.
The carrier also recently announced new routes connecting Washinton to New Haven starting on May 26, will also offer very low fares starting at $29.
Avelo’s Expansion On The West Coast
The low-cost carrier has been silently expanding across the US, taking advantage of the secondary airports, and is currently also operating on the other side of the country.
On the west coast, Avelo has a base in Los Angeles, at the Hollywood Burbank Airport, and offers flights to 10 destinations: Sonoma, Eureka, Redding, Medford, Eugene, Bend, Pasco Tri-Cities, Boise, Salt Lake City, and Denver. From Las Vegas, Avelo also has three routes to Denver, Redding, and Sonoma.
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