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Avelo Airlines announces 3 new routes from New Haven

Avelo Airlines is adding 3 new leisure and business destinations from Southern Connecticut as it surpasses flying 100,000 passengers from Tweed-New Haven Airport.

Starting in May 2022, the airline will operate flights from New Haven to Baltimore-Washington, Chicago and Raleigh-Durham.

Baltimore

As of 26th May 2022, Avelo will operate 5-flights-a-week between Tweed-New Haven Airport and Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport. The flights will run on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport is located just 30 miles northeast of Washington, D.C. It is the perfect starting point for visiting Washington, Annapolis and Baltimore. The region boasts some of the country’s best shopping, dining, cultural and historical attractions, and sports and entertainment venues.

Ricky Smith, Executive Director, Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport, said:

We are thrilled to welcome Avelo Airlines to our market. Avelo will offer low fares, convenient access, and added tourism to Maryland and the entire National Capital region. We remain committed to growing our air service portfolio and adding new travel options for our customers.

Chicago

Starting 26th May 2022, the airline will operate 5-flights-a-week between Tweed-New Haven Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport. The flights will run on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Chicago is bursting with world-class big city culture. At heart, Chicago is a Midwestern city – which means a warm, welcoming and genuine hospitality greets every visitor. Compared to the region’s other major airport, Chicago Midway is conveniently situated just minutes (by car or train) from famed restaurants, world-renowned museums, a jaw-dropping waterfront, groundbreaking music and Tony Award-winning theatres. Chicago is also home to conic architecture designed by legendary architects and over 300 parks and green spaces that are the soul of Chicago’s vibrancy.

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Raleigh-Durham

Starting 26th May 2022, Avelo will operate 5-flights-a-week between Tweed-New Haven Airport and Raleigh-Durham International Airport. The flights will run on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

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

These flights will be operated by Boeing B737-700 aircraft features 147 Economy Class seats including extra-legroom seats.

Sean Scanlon, Executive Director, Tweed-New Haven Airport, said:

Today’s announcement is another clear step toward transforming Tweed-New Haven into a more vibrant and sustainable airport, one that can help grow jobs and serve as an economic driver for our region. For years the people of southern Connecticut have been asking for more options when it comes to flights. Now, with over 100,000 Customers served since November and nonstop service to thirteen business and leisure destinations, we’ve made that a reality thanks to our partnership with Avelo Airlines.

Justin Elicker, Mayor, New Haven, said:

Since making New Haven their East Coast base, Avelo has created over 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 along with reaching the milestone of over 100,000 Customers served at Tweed Airport is further proof of the demand there is in Greater New Haven for an easily accessible airport closer to home. Residents from throughout New Haven and the region are clearly excited about have an economical alternative to flying out of airports in Hartford and New York.

Ned Lamont, Governor, Connecticut, said:

More destinations from Tweed helps expand access to the New Haven region, which means more opportunities to increase our economic viability and enhance business growth. Avelo’s continued growth in Connecticut is helping to strengthen connectivity for companies that are already here and will stimulate further regional development.

Avelo currently flies between New Haven and 6 sun-soaked Florida destinations: Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Orlando, Sarasota/Bradenton, Tampa and West Palm Beach. The airline recently announced it will begin flying to Myrtle Beach, Nashville, Charleston and Savannah-Hilton Head in early May.

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

Featured image by Avelo Airlines

What do you think of Avelo’s three new destinations from New Haven and its expansion from New Haven? Let me know in the comments section below.

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