Avelo Airlines Adds 3 New Routes As It Surpasses 100,000 Airline Customers At Tweed-New Haven Airport


NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Avelo Airlines is adding three new popular leisure and business destinations from Southern Connecticut as it exceeds 100,000 passengers at the most convenient airport in the state – Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN). From the end of May, Avelo will add an exclusive non-stop service between HVN and Baltimore-Washington, Chicago and Raleigh Durham.

Avelo is commemorating this milestone by offering low introductory one-way fares between HVN and the three new routes on AveloAir.com:

  • Baltimore-Washington begins to $49*
  • Raleigh Durham begins to $59*
  • Chicago begins to $69*

With these three new routes, Avelo will now serve more destinations nonstop from Connecticut than any other airline – extending HVN’s Avelo East Coast network to 13 nonstop destinations.

Chairman and CEO of Avelo Airlines Andre Levy said: “The 100,000 customer milestone we reached in four short months illustrates the huge amount of travel that Avelo inspires in Connecticut. It’s abundantly clear that Tweed’s unparalleled convenience makes travel easier, smoother and more affordable than ever. We believe these three new destinations will be a hit with leisure and business travellers. This milestone and many more to come would not be possible without the professionalism and teamwork of Avelo’s 100 exceptional HVN-based crew members and their commitment to this community.”

Avelo currently flies between HVN and six sunny Florida destination : Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Orlando, sarasota/Bradenton, Tampa and West palm beach. The airline recently announced that it will begin flying to myrtle beach, Nashville, Charleston and Savannah-Hilton Head may’s beginning.

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont said: “More destinations from Tweed help expand access to the New Haven region, which means more opportunities to increase our economic viability and improve business growth. Avelo’s continued growth in Connecticut helps boost connectivity for businesses already there and will further boost regional development.”

New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker said: “Since I made New Haven their east coast base, Avelo has created more than 100 New Haven-based jobs with 100 more to come by the end of the year. The addition of these three new business and leisure routes and reaching the milestone of over 100,000 customers served at Tweed Airport is further evidence of the demand that exists in Greater New Haven for an easily accessible airport closer to you. Residents from everywhere New Haven and the region are clearly enthusiastic about having an economical alternative to departing from the airports of Hartford and new York.”

Connecticut Ultra-convenient airport to must-see cities
Amidst the crowds, long queues, long walks and traffic jams encountered at other airports frequented by Connecticut travelers, HVN offers a simple and refreshing alternative airport experience. HVN’s proximity to several major highways and commuter railroads makes it Connecticut the most convenient and easily accessible airport.

Executive Director of Tweed-New Haven Airport Sean Scanlon said: “Today’s announcement is another clear step towards transforming Tweed-New Haven into a more dynamic and sustainable airport, which can help create jobs and serve as an economic driver for our region. For years, the people of the south Connecticut asked for more flight options. Today, with more than 100,000 customers served since November and nonstop service to thirteen business and leisure destinations, we have made that a reality through our partnership with Avelo Airlines.”

Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI) – The Convenient and Affordable Gateway to the Nation’s Capital

Start May 26flights are initially scheduled five days a week: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

BWI is located just 30 miles northeast of washington d.c. It is the ideal starting point to visit Washington, Annapolis and Baltimore. The area has some of the best shopping, dining, cultural and historical attractions in the country, as well as sporting and entertainment venues.

Executive Director of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Ricky Smith said: “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 air services and adding new travel options to our customers.”

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) – Chicago most convenient airport
Start May 26flights are initially scheduled five days a week: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Chicago is full of world-class urban culture. In the heart, Chicago is a Midwestern city, which means warm, welcoming, and genuine hospitality greets every visitor. Compared to the region’s other major airport, MDW is conveniently located within minutes (by car or train) of famous restaurants, world-class museums, a breathtaking waterfront, music groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning theatres. Chicago is also home to conical architecture designed by legendary architects and over 300 parks and green spaces that are the soul of Chicago dynamism.

Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU) – Convenient non-stop access to the Research Triangle
Start May 26flights are initially scheduled five days a week: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

The Research Triangle area offers the widest range of activities and attractions in North Carolina. This region has award-winning inns, hotels and spas; culinary delights for every taste; and cultural experiences, including expansive botanical gardens as well as art and history museums. A trip to this thriving southern metropolis leaves visitors enriched and energized as soon as they are greeted by its smart and savvy locals.

Remarkably reliable and convenient service
Since taking off at HVN on November 3, 2021, Avelo has operated more than 800 flights. The more than 100,000 customers who departed and arrived via HVN in those four months represent more than double the 42,000 travelers served by HVN in 2019 – the airport’s busiest year in recent memory.

Avports CEO jorge roberts said: “Avports is proud of our partners at Avelo. Each week brings a new milestone of success to HVN. With these new destinations, Avelo has more non-stop flights since Connecticut than any other airline. More destinations means more jobs. We are delighted to see that our combined investments are bringing growth to Southern Connecticut.”

Despite the severe winter conditions that affected the northeast in January and February, Avelo achieved an impressive level of reliability in its first four months of operation. Excluding cancellations related to weather conditions beyond Avelo’s control between November and February, the airline achieved a cancellation rate of less than 1% and an on-time arrival rate of 81%.

New Haven Economic Development Administration Michel Piscitelli said: “With non-stop service to three research and development centers, Avelo is supporting job growth here in New Haven. The public/private partnership with Avports continues to exceed our expectations as we transform Tweed into an economic asset for the city and Greater New Haven community.”

A different, better and more affordable travel experience
At Avelo, there is no charge for Customers who choose to make reservations by telephone. Additionally, Avelo offers several unbundled travel enhancement options that give customers the flexibility to pay for what they value, including priority boarding, checked baggage, carry-on baggage, and pet transportation. company in the cabin.

The single-class, fuel-efficient 147-seat 737-700 main jets that Avelo operates from HVN offer a more spacious and comfortable experience than the regional jets that historically served this airport. Customers can choose from several seating options, including seats with extra legroom, as well as pre-reserved window and aisle seats.

Avelo is distinguished by its Soul of Service culture. The culture is rooted in a “A crew“state of mind that fosters a welcoming and caring experience. By caring for each other and taking ownership of their commitments, Avelo crew members focus on anticipating and understanding customer needs on the ground and in the air.

About Avello Airlines
Avelo Airlines was founded with one simple goal: to inspire travel. The airline offers its customers time and cost savings, ultra-low daily fares and a refreshing, smooth and caring experience through its Avelo Soul of Service culture. Operating a fleet of Boeing Next Generation 737 aircraft, Avelo flies to 18 popular destinations across the United States, including its West Coast base at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) and its east coast base at Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN). For more information, visit AveloAir.com. Bike BROLL + Images here.

*Introductory one-way fares include government taxes and fees. Rates must be booked by March 22, 2022. This introductory fare is available on a limited number of flights and seats. Additional charges for carry-on and checked baggage, assigned seating and other optional services may apply. For full terms and conditions, please see Avelo’s Contract of Carriage.

Media Contacts
Avélo Airlines
Mary Coursey
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Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN)
Sean Scanlon
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SOURCE Avelo Airlines

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