Avélo Airlines will debut in Baltimore, Chicago and Raleigh
Avelo Airlines continues to expand operations to Tweet-New Haven (HVN), Connecticut, announcing new nonstop flights to Chicago/Midway (MDW), Baltimore/Washington (BWA) and Raleigh/Durham (RDU).
On February 11, Avelo Airlines commemorated its 100th day of operation at Tweet-New Haven (HVN), where it began flying on November 3, 2021, using three 147-passenger Boeing 737-700s. Flights were operated to popular Florida destinations Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Orlando, Sarasota/Bradenton, Tampa and West Palm Beach. Between November and January, it carried 70,000 passengers with an average occupancy rate of 76%.
The company announced that it would add four new destinations exclusively from New Haven: Myrtle Beach, Charleston and Savannah in South Carolina; and Nashville, Tennessee.
They will now add three destinations focused on the business traveler, having surpassed 100,000 customers in four months of operations in Connecticut. This step will be accompanied by the addition of at least 100 additional crew members to the HVN base by the end of 2022, expanding the airport team to over 200 employees.
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Avelo has committed to adding nine more 737 NGs by 2022. Several of these aircraft will be added to Avelo’s East Coast operation. The airline also plans to more than double its domestic network from 18 to at least 40 destinations by the end of this year.
Chicago, Raleigh and Washington; three business destinations for New Haven.
Washington/Baltimore (BWI), located 30 miles northeast of Washington DC, will begin May 26 with five weekly flights – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.
“We are delighted to welcome Avelo Airlines to our market. Avelo will provide low fares, convenient access and additional tourism to Maryland and the entire National Capital Region. We remain committed to growing our portfolio of airline services and adding new travel options for our customers,” said Ricky Smith, Executive Director of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Chicago/Midway (MDW), located in the city’s metropolitan area, will begin May 26 with five weekly flights – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.
Raleigh/Durham (RDU), North Carolina, will begin May 26 with five weekly flights: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.
“Avports is proud of our Avelo partners. Each week brings a new stage of success at HVN. With these new destinations, Avelo offers more nonstop flights from Connecticut than any other airline. More destinations means more jobs. We are excited to see our combined investments bringing growth to Southern Connecticut,” said Avports CEO Jorge Roberts.
With these three new destinations, Avelo will operate 65 weekly flights between Tween and New Haven; offering approximately 9,555 seats per week or 38,220 seats per month.
See also: https://www.aveloair.com/