MHT-CHS

Manchester-Boston is by far the busiest of three New Hampshire airports with scheduled airline flights. Situated approximately 84 kilometres north of Boston, it was once a lower-cost and far less congested alternative to Boston for Southwest. Southwest has served Manchester-Boston since 1998, and it first flew to Boston itself in 2009. The immediate impact on […]

Avelo LAS route launch

Avelo’s first revenue-generating flight was on 21 April 2021, in the middle of the pandemic, from Burbank to Santa Rosa. It carried about 2.3 million passengers in 2023, with 135 passengers per flight and an 80% load factor. It has benefited from relatively shallow capacity growth, which has hopefully helped with fares and yields. Nearly […]

Air France at RDU

Few mid-sized US airports have welcomed so many new airlines recently as Raleigh Durham, which includes a raft of international operators. They have contributed to the airport having a record-high traffic volume in 2023. It welcomed just over 14.5 million passengers, about 2% higher than in 2019. Eight airlines added since 2022 The three additional […]

Greenville-Spartanburg, airports, Avelo, South Carolina, USA

Greenville-Spartanburg (GSP) is one of six airports in South Carolina to have commercial passenger flights. According to GSP’s own statistics, it welcomed 2.19 million two-way passengers in 2022, 16.1% lower than in 2019. Yet it was still its third best year to date. And in summer 2023, it benefits from the arrival of Avelo, a […]

Avelo at Wilmington

While not the capital of Delaware, the USA’s second-smallest state by geographic area, Wilmington is the largest city. Located fewer than 34 kilometres from Philadelphia’s airport, it is Wilmington’s location which has historically hindered the airport’s development. But now it has a record number of routes and seats. Avelo launched in February 2023 Wilmington is […]

AVELO Airlines

Nearly two years after Avelo’s first revenue-generating flight (on 28 April 2021 from Burbank to Santa Rosa), the carrier (IATA code XP) is the USA’s 13th largest domestic airline. With a fleet of 15 737-700s and -800s, all between 10 and 20 years old (according to planespotters.net), it has 620,000 one-way summer domestic seats planned […]

RDU-FLL

Avelo introduced new routes from Raleigh-Durham (IATA code RDU) in North Carolina recently, becoming the ULCC’s latest base. Four new routes, all to Florida, have been added: 16 February: Fort Lauderdale, 4-weekly on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays 16 February: Fort Myers, 3-weekly on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays 17 February: Sarasota/Bradenton, 3-weekly on Mondays, Fridays […]

February 20, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Frontier at Chicago Midway

The USA’s third-largest metropolitan area of almost 10 million people, Midway is one of two main airports serving Chicagoland. Located about 18 kilometres from the Chicago Loop, Chicago MDW ranked as the USA’s 30th busiest airport by seat capacity last year, according to Cirium schedules information data. It had 12.6 million one-way seats. In Q1 […]