Avelo to launch 3 extra routes from New Haven, together with Houston

Most often, main airways have a big presence within the metropolis the place their headquarters is positioned. For instance, Atlanta-based Delta Air Strains is nearly synonymous with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Worldwide Airport (ATL).

One notable exception is Avelo Airways, the upstart price range service. It is based mostly in Houston however does not truly fly to both of Houston’s main airports.

That is about to vary.

The ultra-low-cost service introduced three new routes Wednesday. Every will originate from its fast-growing crew base at Tweed New Haven Airport (HVN) in Connecticut.

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Among the many routes is a brand new nonstop flight to Houston’s William P. Passion Airport (HOU) — a brand new (but acquainted) metropolis for the service.

The route will launch in June, as will new service from New Haven to each St. Louis Lambert Worldwide Airport (STL) and Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse Metropolis, Michigan.

Since Avelo is the one airline serving New Haven, it will not go head-to-head with every other carriers. That features Southwest Airways, which is the dominant airline at HOU.


Route particulars

This is the slate of latest round-trip choices for Avelo:

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Route Launches Operates
HVN-HOU June 14 Twice weekly, on Mondays and Fridays
HVN-STL June 13 Twice weekly, on Thursdays and Sundays
HVN-TVC June 15 As soon as weekly, on Saturdays

Quick development in New Haven

Altogether, these three new cities give Avelo 50 locations, a milestone reached shut to a few years after launching operations in 2021 — and simply months after the service achieved its first worthwhile quarter.

It is also simply the most recent instance of Avelo doubling down on its New Haven base, the place it’ll serve 24 nonstop locations this summer time, the airline mentioned Wednesday.

Avelo will function almost 380,000 seats out of New Haven in June, July and August. That is up 28% over final summer time, based on knowledge from aviation analytics agency Cirium.


It is also way more seats than what Avelo is scheduled to function from every other airport nationwide this summer time.

“The introduction of those new routes displays our ongoing effort to fulfill the wants and preferences of our vacationers,” Tweed New Haven Airport Authority board chair Matt Hoey mentioned in a press release Wednesday. “We’re opening new alternatives for enterprise, leisure and tourism.”

With the addition of those routes in June, Avelo will base a sixth Boeing 737 plane in New Haven. Doing so is predicted to create round 35 new jobs on the airport.

Avelo has introduced a wide range of different routes in current months. These embody shifting its crew base from Harry Reid Worldwide Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas to Charles M. Schultz—Sonoma County Airport (STS) in Santa Rosa, California, and launching a handful of latest routes to Sonoma County within the course of.

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