First Flight

Avelo Airlines Begins New Nonstop Service from Redding to Las Vegas

Very low fares to RDD’s second destination start at $29

REDDING, Calif. Jan. 6, 2022 — Today Avelo Airlines begins flying to its second nonstop destination from Redding – Las Vegas.

The new route will connect Northern California’s outdoor adventure headquarters to the neon lights of the entertainment capital of the world.Very low one-way fares start at $29* and are available at Avelo’s exclusive twice-weekly direct service between Redding Municipal Airport (RDD) and Las Vegas’ Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) will operate on Thursday, Jan. 6 and Sunday, Jan. 9 with flight 185 departing RDD at 9:30 a.m., arriving LAS at 11:05 a.m. The return flight 186 departs LAS at 11:45 a.m., arriving RDD at 1:25 p.m. After this first week, the flight will operate Mondays and Fridays with flight 185 departing RDD at 2:55 p.m., arriving LAS at 4:30 p.m. The return flight 186 departs LAS at 5:10 p.m., arriving RDD at 6:50 p.m. Avelo also serves Los Angeles/Hollywood Burbank from RDD. “We’re excited to start this second route to an incredibly popular destination for our Redding Customers,” said Avelo Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy. “Getting to Las Vegas is now easier and more affordable than ever. Based on the popularity of Avelo’s first route to Los Angeles, adding Vegas to our RDD schedule was a natural choice for a second destination and it’s already proving to be a favorite among our Redding Customers.” “This community has shown continuous interest in new flight destinations from the Redding Airport. This Las Vegas flight will be mutually beneficial in that it will give Redding travelers direct access to the excitement that Las Vegas can bring, while giving Las Vegas travelers a place to come when they are looking to enjoy the incredible outdoor playground we have here in Northern California,” says Jim Wadleigh, Redding airports manager.

The Entertainment Capital of the World

As one of North America’s leading business and leisure destinations, Las Vegas offers something for everyone, including unrivaled entertainment and nightlife, exhilarating sporting events, world-famous hotels and dining experiences, casinos, shopping and more. Beyond the strip, outdoor adventures, family friendly activities, top-rated golf courses and iconic attractions await visitors of all ages. “We’re delighted to welcome today’s inaugural Avelo flight from Redding, Calif. to Las Vegas,” said H. Fletch Brunelle, vice president of marketing for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “From new residencies by some of the world’s most popular artists, including Adele, Katy Perry and more, to the 2022 NFL Pro Bowl and NFL Draft, this year will be filled with incredible, Only-in-Vegas experiences for both first-time and regular visitors.”

A Different, Better and More Affordable Travel Experience

Avelo’s everyday low fares have no change or cancellation fees. There is also no charge for Customers who choose to make reservations by phone. Additionally, Avelo offers several unbundled travel-enhancing options that give Customers the flexibility to pay for what they value, including priority boarding, checked bags, carry-on overhead bags, and for bringing a pet in the cabin. Avelo operates single-class, fuel-efficient 189-seat 737-800 Boeing jets from RDD, offering Customers a more spacious and comfortable experience than the regional aircraft historically serving this airport. Customers may choose from several seating options, including seats with extra leg room, as well as pre-reserved window and aisle seating. Avelo became America’s first new scheduled airline in nearly 15 years when it initiated service on April 28, 2021, from its first base at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR). The airline – which offers a convenient, affordable, and caring experience – currently serves 18 popular destinations across the U.S. In early November, Avelo began serving Customers in Southern Connecticut from its first East Coast base at Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN). Avelo currently flies between HVN and five popular Florida destinations – Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Orlando, Palm Beach and Tampa. The airline will add service to Sarasota / Bradenton, FL next week. Avelo is distinguished by its Soul of Service culture. The culture is grounded in a “One Crew” mindset that promotes teamwork, understanding and kindness. By caring for one another and owning their commitments, Avelo Crewmembers provide a smooth, enjoyable, reliable, and caring experience for its Customers.

About Avelo Airlines

Avelo Airlines was founded with a simple purpose — to Inspire Travel. The airline offers Customers time and money-saving convenience, very low everyday fares, and a refreshingly smooth and caring experience through its Avelo Soul of Service culture. Operating a fleet of Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, Avelo serves 18 popular destinations across the U.S., 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

About Redding Municipal Airport (RDD)

The Redding Municipal Airport (RDD) is a full-service airport that currently serves approximately 75,000 passengers per year to the greater Northern California region. Rental car, parking, and transportation services are available as well as Peter Chu’s Sky Room Restaurant featuring Mandarin Cuisine, a full bar, and spectacular views of Mount Lassen.

About Harry Reid International Airport (LAS)

Harry Reid International Airport is conveniently located just two miles from Las Vegas Boulevard and 3.5 miles from the Las Vegas Convention Center, with most hotels located within a 15-minute drive from the airport. Harry Reid currently has nonstop service to 120 cities in the U.S., with direct flights to and from Mexico. For more information visit *The one-way $29 fare includes government taxes and fees. The fare is available on a limited number of flights and seats. The fare must be booked by January 20, 2022. Additional fees for carry-on and checked bags, assigned seats and other optional services may apply. For full terms and conditions, please see Avelo’s Contract of Carriage.

Media Contacts

Avelo Airlines 
Courtney Goff, Communications Manager 

Redding Municipal Airport 
Jim Wadleigh, Airport Manager 

Harry Reid International Airport 
Chris Jones, Chief Marketing Officer