Bay Area and Central Oregon

Avelo Airlines Celebrates 1 Year of Connecting The Bay Area and Central Oregon

Avelo Airlines Celebrates 1 Year of Connecting The Bay Area and Central Oregon

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SAN FRANCISCO and SONOMA COUNTY, Calif.; June 21, 2024 – Avelo Airlines marks one year of service today between the Bay Area’s most convenient airport – The Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) – and Central Oregon’s Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM). To celebrate the anniversary, Avelo is offering very low travel-inspiring one-way fares to Central Oregon starting at $69*.

Avelo flies nonstop from STS to RDM on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Travelers can book their flights at

Since launching the route in June of 2023, Avelo has flown over 15,000 Customers between Sonoma County and Redmond/Bend. Since taking flight at STS, Avelo has emerged as the airport’s most reliable airline – achieving a 100% completion factor on this route, meaning the airline hasn’t cancelled a single flight between STS and RDM.

Airlines Founder and CEO Andrew Levy said, “We are very excited to celebrate the first anniversary of our first flight between the Bay Area and Bend/Redmond. The growing demand on this route is a testament to the affordability, convenience, and reliability we have introduced to travelers in the Bay Area and Sonoma County. We are equally excited about how much easier we have made it for thousands of Central Oregonians to visit Northern California Wine Country.”

In addition to Bend/Redmond, Avelo also offers nonstop service to Los Angeles (via Hollywood Burbank Airport – BUR); Las Vegas (LAS); Palm Springs (PSP); Boise, ID (BOI); Kalispell, MT (FCA); and Portland, OR (via Salem Municipal Airport – SLE).

Exploring Majestic Central Oregon

Nestled in the heart of Central Oregon, Bend and Redmond stand as vibrant communities against the backdrop of the majestic Cascade Range. These sister cities, each with its own unique charm, offer residents and visitors alike an unparalleled blend of natural beauty, outdoor adventures, and a thriving cultural scene.

America’s Most Convenient Airline

Avelo was founded to Inspire Travel by saving its travelers time and money. Since taking flight on April 28, 2021, Avelo has flown more than 4.6 million Customers on over 36,000 flights. Today, Avelo serves 53 destinations in 23 states and Puerto Rico.

Avelo has unlocked a new era of convenience, choice, and competition by flying unserved routes to primarily underserved communities across the country. Every route has at least one small, easy to use airport. This makes every Avelo journey a smooth, easy, and more enjoyable experience than contending with the crowds, congestion, and long walks at larger airports.

Avelo is distinguished by industry-leading reliability. In 2023, the airline achieved the lowest flight cancellation rate (0.2%) in the U.S. airline industry and ranked #2 in on-time performance with 82.8% of all Avelo flights arriving at their destinations within 15 minutes of their scheduled arrival time – the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) standard metric for reporting on-time performance in the U.S. airline industry known as A14. In May, the airline ranked #1 in on-time performance and delivered the lowest flight cancellation rate in the industry – the second straight month Avelo led the industry in both metrics. Additionally, for the first five months of 2024, Avelo climbed to #1 in on-time performance and maintained the second-lowest flight cancellation rate among all U.S. carriers. These results are reported by Anuvu, a leading aviation data services company also utilized by The Wall Street Journal for the publication’s annual airline ranking.

Avelo Customers can always change or cancel their itineraries with no extra fees. Additionally, families can travel with ease knowing every child 13 and under will always be automatically seated with an accompanying adult at no additional cost.

Additionally, Avelo offers advanced seat assignments for sale. One third of its seats are extra leg room seats, ranging from 32 inches to more than 36 inches, offering a more comfortable experience for Customers who value more space. In addition to advance seat assignments, Avelo offers several unbundled travel-enhancing options that give Customers the flexibility to pay only for what they value, including priority boarding, checked bags, carry-on overhead bags, and bringing a pet in the cabin.

About Avelo Airlines

Avelo Airlines was founded with a simple purpose — to Inspire Travel. The Houston-based airline offers travelers everyday low fares, time and money-saving convenience, and a refreshingly smooth, caring and reliable travel experience. Operating a fleet of 16 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, Avelo serves 52 popular destinations across the United States, including its six bases at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR), Southern Connecticut’s Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN), Orlando International Airport (MCO), the Philadelphia and Delaware Valley region’s Wilmington Airport (ILG), Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), and the Bay Area’s Sonoma County Airport (STS). For more information visit or the Avelo Newsroom at

Media Contact:

Avelo Airlines
Madison Jones

*Introductory one-way fares include government taxes and fees. Fares start at $69 for travel between STS and RDM for travel completed between July 17, 2024, and August 14, 2024. Fares must be booked by June 28, 2024. Fares are available on a limited number of flights and seats. Additional fees for carry-on and checked bags, assigned seats and other optional services may apply. A $25 charge per seated traveler applies to all bookings or changes made through Avelo’s Customer Support Center. For full terms and conditions, please see Avelo’s Contract of Carriage.