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 […]

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 […]

Avelo at HVN

  California-based startup carrier Avelo Airlines recently made a truly historic announcement that Tweed New Haven Airport (HVN) in Connecticut will be its first East Coast base. In addition, Avelo has committed $1.2 million towards an ambitious $100 million capital-improvement plan for HVN. During an insightful interview at yesterday’s Routes Americas 2021 conference, Jorge Roberts, […]

June 24, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, North America