Avelo Marks 100 Days of New Haven Operations

Houston-headquartered Avelo Airlines celebrated 100 days of operations from Connecticut’s Tweed-New Haven Airport this week. The airlines launched service to the small airport in southern Connecticut on Nov. 3 and currently runs six routes to cities across the East Coast. New Haven serves as the airline's base for the coast,…

‘Pilots Hire Pilots Here:’ Avelo COO Discusses New Hire Pay…

The U.S. airline industry is currently bracing for the ongoing shortage of pilots, as several carriers race to find their own solutions and incentives to prevent the issue from disrupting daily flight operations and route networks. On Thursday, in its attempt to attract new crewmembers and expand its team,  Avelo…

New U.S. Startup Airbahn Eyes Launch In March 2022

Airbahn — one of the newest startup airlines in the United States — filed its first flights and announced its launch date, marking an important milestone in its startup plans. From March 1, 2022, Airbahn will launch flights from Ontario, Calif. to Oakland, Calif., as per TheAeroNetwork. The Route Its…

Avelo Airlines Cuts Flights to Two Destinations From Burbank

On Thursday, Avelo Airlines quietly removed two destinations from its route map and Burbank route network, namely Monterey, Cali. and St. George, Utah. Previously scheduled to launch on Sept. 30 and Oct. 7, respectively, the Houston-based carrier announced these routes in late July, increasing its winter route portfolio from Burbank…

Global Crossing Airlines Becomes the Newest U.S. Air Carrier

After receiving its Aircraft Operating Certificate (AOC) administered by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday, Global Crossing Airlines, also known as GlobalX, is recognized as the country’s newest airline. However, they continue to patiently await the Department of Transportation’s approval. The certificate granted, authorizes the airline to operate…

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…

Growing Pains and Delays: Onboard Avelo’s Phoenix-Burbank Flight

There is a reason that I opted out of Avelo’s media flight in late April, and my experience on the airline’s inaugural Phoenix/Mesa to Burbank flight highlighted that. Media flights are typically set up to go perfectly with an operational execution that does not match with reality. And sure enough,…

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…

First Avelo Air Boeing 737 Spotted

Back in 2019, we heard for the first time the intention of former United Airlines Chief Financial Officer Andrew Levy´s intentions to develop a new U.S. budget airline. Levy is a former executive of Allegiant Travel and United and has been working on this project for almost two years. What…