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Avelo Airlines departed for the first time from Houston on Friday

HOUSTON, June 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ – Avelo Airlines took off today for the first time from Houston, where the carrier was founded and operates its national Support Center. The airline’s first Houston flight will inaugurate nonstop service between H-Town’s most convenient airport – William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) – and Southern Connecticut’s most convenient airport – Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN). Avelo is the only airline offering nonstop service from the city of Houston to the state of Connecticut.

BURBANK, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 28: Avelo Airlines takes off with first flight between Burbank and Santa Rosa at Hollywood Burbank Airport on April 28, 2021 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Avelo Air)

Avelo will operate this route twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays, using Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. Low one-way fares start at $98. Customers can make reservations at

Avelo was founded in Houston in 2018 and made its public debut in April 2021 with its first flight from Los Angeles’ Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) to the Bay Area’s Sonoma County Airport (STS). With that flight, Avelo became America’s first new airline in nearly 15 years.


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