Avelo Airlines Expands Service from New Haven with Four New Destinations: Atlanta, Charlotte, Knoxville and Destin

Avelo Airlines Expands Service from New Haven with Four New Destinations: Atlanta, Charlotte, Knoxville and Destin

Low, introductory one-way fares start at $62

Avelo now offers 21 nonstop HVN destinations, including eight Florida routes

Avelo flies more nonstop routes from Connecticut than any other airline

NEW HAVEN, Conn.; Feb. 6, 2024 — Avelo Airlines today announced it is expanding service from Southern Connecticut’s most convenient airport — Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN) — to four new nonstop destinations: Atlanta; Charlotte, North Carolina; Knoxville, Tennessee; and Destin, Florida.

With the addition of these new routes, Avelo will serve 21 nonstop destinations from Tweed, offering more nonstop routes from Connecticut than any other airline operating in the state.

Avelo will be the only airline offering nonstop service from Southern Connecticut to these four popular destinations. Additionally, Avelo is the only airline offering nonstop flights from Connecticut to Knoxville and Destin, and the only low-fare airline offering flights to Atlanta and Charlotte.

All four routes begin in May 2024 and will operate on Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. Introductory one-way fares start at $62*. Customers can make reservations at AveloAir.com.

Atlanta, Georgia via Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL)

  • Begins May 2, and operates four times weekly on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays
  • Fares start as low as $72*

Charlotte, North Carolina via Concord-Padgett Regional Airport (USA)

  • Begins May 2, and operates twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays
  • Fares start as low as $62*

Destin / Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)

  • Begins May 17, and operates twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays – special inaugural flight celebration on Friday, May 17
  • Fares start as low as $79*

Knoxville, Tennessee via McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS)

  • Begins May 9, and operates twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays
  • Fares start as low as $62*

Avelo Airlines Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy said, “We are excited to offer Southern Connecticut residents even more travel options with the addition of Atlanta, Charlotte, Knoxville and Destin. Whether visiting friends and family or enjoying a leisurely vacation, Avelo offers time and money-saving convenience for Connecticut travelers. With 21 nonstop destinations, including eight Florida cities, flying from Tweed is easier and more affordable than ever. Additionally, when you consider our industry-leading reliability and caring Soul of Service, it is clear why almost 2 million people have flown Avelo at Tweed since 2021.”

Avports LLC. CEO Jorge Roberts said, “We are excited that Avelo Airlines continues to expand flights connecting the people and communities of Southern Connecticut to new destinations across the country. These new routes from Avelo mark a significant milestone in Tweed-New Haven Airport’s ongoing efforts to provide more convenient, affordable, and efficient travel options. We look forward to our continued partnership with Avelo in support of their work to give passengers increased connectivity and top-notch customer service.”

Chairman of Tweed-New Haven Regional Airport Authority Matt Hoey said, “The TNHAA Board is thrilled that Avelo Airlines will soon launch four pivotal new routes from Tweed Airport. This not only enhances the offerings of Tweed Airport for Southern Connecticut flyers, but it also drives economic development for our entire region. By providing direct, cost-effective flights to desirable destinations, we’re making New Haven a gateway for both leisure and business travelers.”

Tweed New Haven Airport Executive Director Tom Rafter said, “Launching these routes to Knoxville, Destin, Atlanta, and Charlotte is not just an operational milestone—it’s a celebration of progress and accessibility in air travel from Tweed-New Haven Airport. We are dedicated to offering services that are not only convenient and budget-friendly, but also underscore our pledge to superior customer experience, and this great news from Avelo is part of that continued work here at Tweed.”

Avelo will now serve 21 nonstop destinations from Tweed Airport spanning seven states and Puerto Rico:

  • Atlanta, Ga. (ATL)
  • Charleston, S.C. (CHS)
  • Charlotte / Concord, N.C. (USA)
  • Chicago, Ill. (via MDW)
  • Daytona Beach, Fla. (DAB)
  • Destin / Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (VPS)
  • Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (FLL)
  • Fort Myers, Fla. (RSW)
  • Greenville / Spartanburg, S.C. (GSP)
  • Knoxville, Tenn. (TYS)
  • Myrtle Beach, S.C. (MYR)
  • Nashville, Tenn. (BNA)
  • Orlando, Fla. (MCO)
  • Raleigh / Durham, N.C. (RDU)
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU)
  • Sarasota / Bradenton, Fla. (SRQ)
  • Savannah, Ga. / Hilton Head, S.C. (SAV)
  • Tampa, Fla. (TPA)
  • Washington, D.C. / Baltimore, Md. (BWI)
  • West Palm Beach, Fla. (PBI)
  • Wilmington, N.C (ILM)

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 over 4 million Customers on over 30,000 flights. Today, Avelo serves 47 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. All Avelo flights are nonstop, and 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 14 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 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 47 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), Las Vegas’ Harry Reid International Airport (LAS), and opening in May 2024, the Bay Area’s Sonoma County Airport (STS). For more information visit AveloAir.com or the Avelo Newsroom at AveloAir.com/Newsroom.

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*Introductory one-way fares include government taxes and fees. Fares start at $72 between ATL and HVN, $62 between HVN and USA, $62 between HVN and TYS and $79 between HVN and VPS for travel through May 21, 2024. Fares must be booked by February 13, 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.