Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Avelo to Offer Nonstop Service to Florida from Newport News-Williamsburg Airport this Fall

(Avelo Airlines)

NEWPORT NEWS — Avelo Airlines announced Tuesday it will begin nonstop service to Orlando and Fort Lauderdale from the Newport News-Williamsburg Airport (PHF) this fall.

“Avelo will offer the Peninsula’s only nonstop service to Florida. That means getting to the Sunshine State is now easier and more affordable than ever for Peninsula residents,” Avelo Airlines Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy said. “Avelo’s refreshingly convenient, reliable and caring service is a perfect fit with Newport News-Williamsburg Airport’s easy-going hometown airport experience.”

Avelo will begin serving Orlando on Oct. 19 and Fort Lauderdale on Oct. 20 according to a press release. Introductory, one-way fares between PHF and Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) will start at $29.

The airline is also celebrating the announcement by giving away 100 tickets in the Fly PHF Sweepstakes. Winners will receive a pair of roundtrip tickets to fly on any Avelo route. Entries are open until Aug. 23 and sweepstakes details and rules are available at AveloAir.com/FlyPHFSweepstakes.

Flight dates and times

Route Departs Arrives
Orlando – Starting at $29*
Inaugural Flight — October 19 (Wed.) PHF-MCO 11:45 a.m. 1:40 p.m.
  MCO-PHF 8:00 a.m. 9:45 a.m.
Effective Oct. 20 – Nov. 9 (Thur. and Sun.) PHF-MCO 2:35 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
  MCO-PHF 6:30 a.m. 8:15 a.m.
Effective Nov. 10 (Tue., Thur. and Sun.) PHF-MCO 2:35 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
  MCO-PHF 6:30 a.m. 8:15 a.m.
Fort Lauderdale– Starting at $49*
Effective Oct. 20 – Nov. 9 (Thur. and Sun.) PHF-FLL 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.
  FLL-PHF 11:50 a.m. 1:50 p.m.
Effective Nov. 10 (Tue., Thur. and Sun.) PHF-FLL 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.
  FLL-PHF 11:50 a.m. 1:50 p.m.

The new routes will operate on Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, according to Avelo.

“The Commission is thrilled to welcome Avelo Airlines as our new business partner. The Newport News-Williamsburg Airport is already Easy Going and now, even more so, with the addition of nonstop service to two very popular Florida destinations — Orlando and Fort Lauderdale,” Peninsula Airport Commission Chair Lindsey Carney Smith said.

Avelo Airlines serves 27 destinations across the U.S., including its three bases at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR), Southern Connecticut’s Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN) and Orlando International Airport (MCO). For more information visit AveloAir.com or the Avelo Newsroom at AveloAir.com/Newsroom.

Customers can make reservations at AveloAir.com.

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