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Boarding Avelo's first ever commercial flight in Burbank. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Taylor Rains)

Avelo Airlines Launches New Flight From Santa Rosa, Calif. to Las Vegas

On Thursday, Avelo Airlines announced the latest addition to its route network, a flight from Santa Rosa-Sonoma County, Calif. to Las Vegas, amid recent cuts to the airline's flight schedule.  The flight from Santa Rosa to Las Vegas operates four times per week on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, from September 16, 2021. On the leg from Santa Rosa to Las Vegas, the aircraft departs at 10:05 a.m. and arrives at 11:45 a.m. Meanwhile, on its leg from Las Vegas…

Neeleman’s Breeze Airways Debuts Routes, Details Onboard Product and Other…

American startup airline Breeze Airways revealed its first set of routes on Wednesday, aiming to launch service just in time for Memorial Day weekend. The industry newcomer released the first batch of cities to which it will begin service throughout May, June and July as the airline moves toward a…

Avelo Airlines Announces First East Coast Base in New Haven,…

The U.S. startup Avelo Airlines unveiled its plans to expand to the East Coast of the United States via New Haven, Connecticut, amid its inaugural flight from Burbank, Cali. to Santa Rosa, Cali. a week earlier. From the third quarter of 2021, the low-cost carrier expects itself to utilize three…

Onboard the First Avelo Airlines Flight

Avelo Airlines has officially taken flight. The new low-cost carrier, dreamt up by former Allegiant Air executive Andrew Levy, launched its inaugural flight from Hollywood Burbank Airport to Charles M. Shultz Sonoma County Airport on Wednesday. The highly anticipated startup plans to operate point-to-point routes between secondary markets. Despite launching…

Booking Software Outage Affects 20 Airlines Including Fledgling Avelo

Orlando-based company Radixx announced that it experienced a malware attack, causing an outage of its booking software. The outage impacts low-cost airlines like Avelo Airlines, a startup airline in the U.S., scheduled to launch in the next week. According to a press release, Radixx discovered unusual activity in its reservation…

The AirlineGeeks Podcast Episode 44: Divergent Domestic Markets

Thank you for reading the AirlineGeeks Podcast Recap. This article gives a brief look at last week’s episode of our news podcast. For our full analysis of each of these stories, you can listen to The AirlineGeeks Podcast on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Overcast or through our distributor, Anchor.…

Interview: Avelo Airlines CEO Andrew Levy On the U.S.’s Newest…

On Thursday morning, Avelo Airlines — a new low-cost U.S. airline based in Houston — announced it had begun selling tickets for its first flights: 11 routes to as many cities in the Western U.S. operating from Hollywood Burbank Airport just north of Los Angeles. The airline is headed by…

New U.S. Start-Up Avelo Airlines to Begin Service Offering $19…

New U.S. budget carrier Avelo Airlines has announced its launch date, including initial routes and its onboard services. The carrier will launch flights on April 28 out of its Burbank, Calif. base to 11 cities on the West Coast. Avelo’s business model is focused on connecting underserved markets that lack…

Small Community Air Service Grants Provide Clues Into Breeze Launch…

On Thursday and Friday, the Department of Transportation unveiled the latest round of Small Community Air Service Development Program (SCASDP) applicants.  The program is a grant designed to help small communities address airfare and air service issues, unlike Essential Air Service (EAS), due to the lesser-known program not being a…