Breeze Airways provides a brand new metropolis as a part of broader 4-route growth

Breeze Airways is increasing once more, saying its third new vacation spot in lower than a month.

This time the service’s new metropolis is Raleigh-Durham Worldwide Airport (RDU), which turns into the thirty fifth dot on Breeze’s route map.

Service begins Feb. 16, when the airline launches nonstop service to Hartford, Connecticut (BDL), and New Orleans (MSY). A day later, Breeze will make Windfall (PVD) its third vacation spot from RDU.

Final month, Breeze introduced plans so as to add flights to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Worldwide Airport (CVG) and Florida’s Vero Seaside Regional Airport (VRB).

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At RDU, information of Breeze’s growth comes simply 5 days after Avelo – the nation’s different upstart funds service – introduced it could do the identical. Avelo’s first RDU flights will start in early February, about two weeks forward of Breeze’s debut.

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The airways won’t instantly compete on any of the routes, although Breeze’s service to Hartford intently overlaps with Avelo’s nonstop service to New Haven. The Connecticut airports are about 55 miles aside.

Elsewhere, Southwest presents seasonal nonstop service between RDU and New Orleans throughout its winter schedule, however its weekend-only nonstop just isn’t at present scheduled to fly on the identical day as Breeze.

Past RDU, Breeze will add nonstop service between Pittsburgh (PIT) and New Orleans. It additionally will resume nonstop service between Pittsburgh and Hartford on Feb. 3.

Breeze stated its new routes would permit it to capitalize on markets hungry for added nonstop service.

“Breeze all the time appears to be like for underserved routes the place we are able to add nonstop flights, low fares and our model of Significantly Good service,” Breeze president Tom Doxey stated in an announcement. “We’re thrilled to announce service from Raleigh-Durham, our thirty fifth metropolis, to a few of our bases in Hartford, New Orleans and Windfall.”

Scroll down for particulars on Breeze’s latest flights.

Breeze’s new flights from Raleigh/Durham

  • Hartford: Begins Feb. 16; two weekly flights (Thursday and Sunday).
  • New Orleans: Begins Feb. 16; 4 weekly flights (Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday).
  • Windfall: Begins Feb. 17; two weekly flights (Monday and Friday)

Breeze’s different new nonstop route

New Orleans-Pittsburgh

  • Begins Feb. 3; two weekly flights (Monday and Friday)

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