Avelo Airways launches 4 new routes from New Haven, Connecticut

Quick-growing finances airline Avelo is out with its newest route growth, and it consists of flights to each the world’s busiest airport, and one of many nation’s smallest.

In all, the Houston-based ultra-low-cost service introduced 4 new nonstop routes Tuesday, every of which is able to launch from its crew base in New Haven, Connecticut.

Avelo will fly from Tweed New Haven Airport (HVN) to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Worldwide Airport (ATL) starting in early Might.

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Avelo will likely be a proverbial “small fish in an enormous pond” state of affairs in Atlanta, routinely ranked the busiest airport on the earth. ATL is the house base for Delta Air Traces, a key base for Southwest Airways, and a significant worldwide gateway.

In the meantime, on the different finish of the spectrum, Avelo additionally introduced service from New Haven to a a lot smaller airport within the Charlotte space — and to not Charlotte Douglas Worldwide Airport (CLT).

The airline’s Queen Metropolis service will likely be to Harmony-Padgett Regional Airport (USA), which is north of downtown, about 15 to twenty miles from town heart.

The latter represents a way more typical route for Avelo, which has centered a lot of its growth on secondary airports exterior main cities. As an illustration, simply final week, the airline introduced plans to shift its crew base in Las Vegas to Santa Rosa, in Sonoma County, California.

The brand new service figures to be a lift for Harmony, which at the moment is simply served by only one airline: Allegiant Air. The airport noticed simply 124,000 passenger enplanements in 2022 (the newest knowledge obtainable), based on the Federal Aviation Administration. For comparability, the far bigger Charlotte airport noticed 23.1 million enplanements in 2022.

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Together with its new service to Atlanta and the higher Charlotte area, Avelo additionally introduced new nonstop routes from New Haven to Destin Fort Walton Seashore Airport (VPS) in Florida — a preferred leisure vacation spot in shut proximity to seashores alongside the Florida Panhandle.

Lastly, Avelo may also launch service from New Haven McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) in Knoxville, Tennessee. It will likely be a brand new foray into Knoxville for Avelo; the airport is at the moment served by the “Large Three” U.S. carriers, plus fellow finances airways Allegiant and Frontier.


All 4 of the brand new routes Avelo introduced Tuesday will begin in Might, with precise begin dates relying on the route.

Service particulars

This is how the service launch dates and schedule shake out for Avelo’s 4 new routes out of New Haven:

  • HVN-ATL — begins Might 2, operates 4 occasions weekly (Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays)
  • HVN-USA — begins Might 2, operates twice weekly (Thursdays and Sundays)
  • HVN-VPS — begins Might 17, operates twice weekly (Thursdays and Sundays)
  • HVN-TYS — begins Might 9, operates twice weekly (Thursdays and Sundays)

Rising footprint in New Haven

Above all else, this newest sequence of route bulletins are the most recent instance of the airline increasing its footprint in New Haven, the place Avelo has clear plans to cement the airport’s place as a key cog in its route community.

Avelo is the one service at the moment serving the airport; American Airways used to supply New Haven service, however does not at the moment.

As soon as these flights get began, Avelo will serve 21 nonstop locations out of New Haven, together with eight cities in Florida.

“These new routes from Avelo mark a major milestone in Tweed-New Haven Airport’s ongoing efforts to offer extra handy, inexpensive, and environment friendly journey choices,” Jorge Roberts, CEO of Avports, LLC, which manages the airport, mentioned in an announcement.

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