Avelo Airlines Surpasses Flying 100 Flights Between Brownsville / South Padre Island and Los Angeles

Avelo Airlines Surpasses Flying 100 Flights Between Brownsville / South Padre Island and Los Angeles

  • Avelo celebrates milestone with low, one-way fares starting at $106

BROWNSVILLE / SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas.; April 24, 2024 — Avelo Airlines announced today it has surpassed flying 100 flights between Brownsville / South Padre Island (via BRO) and Los Angeles. The airline operates nonstop flights from BRO to L.A.’s most popular airport – Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) – and to Orlando, Florida (via MCO).

The BRO – BUR route will take a brief, scheduled break beginning April 27th. Service will resume on Wednesday, May 22nd. The route will operate twice weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Very low, celebratory fares start at $106* and can be booked at AveloAir.com.

Avelo Airlines Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy said, “Flying our first 100 flights between Los Angeles and Brownsville is a significant milestone and a testament to the affordability, convenience and reliability we’ve introduced to the South Texas region. We encourage South Texans to choose Avelo when traveling to the L.A. Basin this summer.”

Avelo inaugurated service from BRO in May of 2023.

Brownsville City Manager Helen Ramirez said, “Congratulations to Avelo Airlines and our Brownsville, Texas community for reaching this important milestone where both tourist and business travelers benefit from easy, reliable and affordable non-stop flights to LA, how cool is that!”

L.A.’s Most Popular Airport

Whether Customers are departing or arriving, BUR offers a refreshingly convenient and hassle-free experience. Named the 2019 “Best U.S. Airport” by Fodor’s Travel, BUR’s advantages include seamless curbside pickup and drop-off, smaller crowds, unrivaled speed for plane-to-carousel bag delivery, faster TSA security lines, and short walking distances between the terminal and ground transportation, parking, and rental cars. All of this makes BUR the most popular, ultra-convenient and stress-free gateway to the best of L.A.

America’s Most Convenient Airline

Avelo was founded to Inspire Travel by saving its travelers time and money. Since taking flight nearly three years ago, Avelo has flown 4.5 million Customers on more than 35,000 flights. Today, Avelo serves 52 destinations in 23 states and Puerto Rico.

Along the way, Avelo has unlocked a new era of convenience, choice and competition by flying unserved routes to primarily underserved communities across the country. On almost every route at least one airport is a small, easy to use airport. This makes every Avelo journey easier and more enjoyable.

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.

Avelo is distinguished by its industry-leading reliability. In 2023, the airline achieved the lowest flight cancellation rate in the U.S. airline industry and ranked #2 in on-time reliability. These results are based on Anuvu’s third-party data platform (the same company and platform utilized by The Wall Street Journal for the publication’s annual best and worst airline ranking, which excluded Avelo as well as other airlines in its coverage that did not meet the publication’s size threshold).

About Avelo Airlines

Avelo Airlines was founded with a simple purpose — to Inspire Travel. The airline offers travelers time and money-saving convenience, everyday low fares, 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 on May 1, 2024, Avelo will move its Las Vegas base at Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) to the Bay Area’s Sonoma County Airport (STS). For more information visit AveloAir.com or the Avelo Newsroom at AveloAir.com/Newsroom.

Media Contact

Avelo Airlines
Madison Jones

*Introductory one-way fares include government taxes and fees. Fares start at $106 for travel between BRO and BUR for travel completed between May 22, 2024, and June 19, 2024. Fares must be booked by May 1, 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.