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Vegas, Here We Come! Avelo Airlines Launches New Base in Sin City

Avelo Airlines is spreading its wings to its sixth U.S. base in the electrifying city of Las Vegas this September. This is the airline’s second West Coast base and is part of Avelo’s ongoing commitment to enliven the travel landscape by offering affordable, reliable, and convenient air service to communities across the nation that have been historically underserved.

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Having successfully connected Las Vegas’ Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) and Sonoma / Santa Rosa, Calif. (STS) nonstop since September 2021, Avelo is now upping the ante. The airline is set to introduce four new exclusive nonstop routes from LAS, flying you straight to Bend / Redmond, Ore. (RDM); Brownsville, Texas (BRO); Dubuque, Iowa (DBQ); and Eureka / Arcata, Calif. (ACV). The cherry on top? Avelo will be the only airline offering nonstop flights between LAS and these five buzzing destinations.

To celebrate this expansion, Avelo is rolling out irresistible introductory one-way fares. Travel between LAS and Bend (RDM), Eureka (ACV), or Sonoma (STS) could be yours for just $49*. If Brownsville (BRO) or Dubuque (DBQ) is more your speed, you can jet off from LAS starting at a mere $69*. Ready to book your next adventure? Head over to and grab these deals while they’re hot!

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A Sentimental Homecoming for Avelo Airlines Founder

Andrew Levy, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Avelo Airlines, enthusiastically declared, “Las Vegas, the world’s Entertainment Capital, is an exciting choice for our sixth U.S. base. We’re thrilled to offer exclusive nonstop routes to Vegas from five communities, with plans to expand in the future. With Vegas’ diverse attractions, Avelo’s affordability, convenience, and dependability will make reaching this vibrant destination smoother than ever. Our new base heralds a jackpot of new flights, destinations, and jobs – a winning deal for Las Vegas, Avelo, and above all, our Customers.” 

This new base represents a sentimental homecoming for Levy, who co-founded and presided over Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air for many years. His 14-year tenure at Allegiant witnessed the transformation of the company into one of America’s most prosperous airlines. At Avelo, Levy is backed by a team of seasoned Allegiant veterans, including Chief Operating Officer Greg Baden.

Viva Las Vegas!

Avelo Airlines is setting the stage for an exciting expansion, adding Sin City to its repertoire. This comes alongside its existing bases at Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR), Orlando International Airport (MCO), Wilmington Airport (ILG), Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), and Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN).

Mark your calendars! Avelo’s Vegas base makes its grand entrance on September 7th. This coincides with the launch of four thrilling new destinations, further expanding Avelo’s reach. 

With these new routes, Avelo’s LAS network will encompass five exciting destinations. So, pack your bags and get ready for takeoff!

From California’s Wine Country to the Heart of Nevada

Currently, Avelo Airlines connects Sonoma/Santa Rosa, Calif. (STS) with Las Vegas (LAS) on a twice-weekly basis, making the journey every Sunday and Thursday. However, the airline is upping the ante. Starting from September 8, 2023, Avelo will double down, increasing the frequency of this popular route to four times a week. Travelers can now hit the jackpot with additional flights operating on Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays. 

Mark your calendars, Bend / Redmond, Ore. (RDM) flyers!

Avelo Airlines is set to make its maiden voyage to the glittering city of Las Vegas on September 7, 2023. Offering convenient twice-weekly service on Thursdays and Sundays, it’s time to start planning your Vegas getaway. 

Save the date for Brownsville, Texas (BRO) to Vegas Baby! 

Flights to Sin City begin on September 8, 2023. Avelo will be Vegas-bound twice weekly, every Monday and Friday, for all you adventure seekers. 

Eureka/Arcata, California (ACV)! Get those planners out and circle September 8, 2023!

That’s when the maiden flight from the serene Eureka / Arcata, Calif. (ACV) is scheduled to soar skyward. With the promise of service twice a week, every Monday and Friday, it’s high time to sketch out your Vegas adventure

From the heart of Dubuque, Iowa (DBQ)  

Take note, travel enthusiasts! The inaugural flight by Avelo Airlines is ready for take-off on September 13, 2023. This exciting new service will operate twice weekly, every Wednesday and Saturday. So, are you ready to pack your bags for Vegas?

Fancy joining the Avelo team?

Avelo Airlines is on the lookout for enthusiastic LAS-based crew members. They’re recruiting pilots, flight attendants, aircraft maintenance technicians, and supervisors to join their growing team.

For those eyeing a high-flying career in the airline industry, is your launchpad to exciting opportunities with Avelo in Las Vegas!

Deets on the Fleet

Avelo is initially situating a  147-seat Boeing Next-Generation (NG) 737-700 at LAS. Currently, the airline boasts a dynamic fleet of 15 next-gen 737s.

Avelo Airlines Expanding Horizons

Buckle up, folks! Avelo has announced that its new Las Vegas (LAS) base is set to turbocharge its already impressive growth streak. In the 26 months since its grand entrance onto the aviation stage, Avelo has welcomed over 2.5 million customers aboard over 20,000 flights. Let’s not forget that Avelo made history as America’s first new airline in nearly 15 years when it took to the skies on April 28, 2021. 

Hold onto your seat because, by the end of this month, Avelo is set to fly high with 68 routes, covering 44 destinations across 24 states. And the airline isn’t slowing down. Come June, Avelo is all set to roll out the red carpet for seven new communities, taking its service to new heights.

  • Bozeman, Mont. (BZN)
  • Daytona Beach, Fla. (DAB)
  • Greenville / Spartanburg, S.C. (GSP)
  • Manchester, N.H. (MHT)
  • Melbourne / Cocoa Beach, Fla. (MLB)
  • Memphis, Tenn. (MEM)
  • Rochester, N.Y. (ROC)

Discover 20 Fresh Avelo Routes Ready to Spice Up Your Summer

Avelo Airlines is pulling out all the stops, unveiling 20 fresh routes this June. What’s even more exciting? Each route is a trailblazer, with no other airline currently providing service to these destinations. 

Avelo’s Philadelphia / Delaware Valley base at Wilmington Airport (ILG) is adding eight new destinations:

Daytona Beach, Fla. (DAB); Charleston, S.C. (CHS); Greenville / Spartanburg, S.C. (GSP); Myrtle Beach, S.C. (MYR); Nashville, Tenn. (BNA); Savannah, Ga. / Hilton Head, S.C. (SAV): Raleigh / Durham, N.C. (RDU), and Wilmington, N.C. (ILM). Avelo will now serve 13 nonstop destinations from ILG.

Avelo’s Raleigh / Durham, N.C. base (RDU) is adding four new destinations:

Memphis, Tenn. (MEM); Manchester, N.H. / Boston (MHT); Melbourne / Cocoa Beach, Fla. (MLB); and Rochester, N.Y. (ROC). Avelo will now serve 12 nonstop destinations from RDU.

Avelo’s Southern Connecticut base at Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN) is adding three new destinations:

Daytona Beach, Fla. (DAB); Greenville / Spartanburg, S.C. (GSP); and Melbourne / Cocoa Beach, Fla. (MLB). Avelo Airlines is upping the ante in Connecticut! Now boasting 17 nonstop destinations from HVN, Avelo offers more nonstop routes than any other airline in the state. 

Exciting news from Avelo’s Orlando base (MCO):

Avelo is spreading its wings to the charming Greenville / Spartanburg, S.C. (GSP). This marks our 13th nonstop destination served from MCO, offering even more travel options to and from the City Beautiful.

And More

Avelo Airlines is spreading it wings at Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) to include a fresh, exciting destination: Bozeman / Yellowstone, Mont. (BZN). This new addition to their roster means Avelo now connects to 12 destinations straight from BUR. 

Wilmington, N.C. (ILM) gets three new destinations: Philadelphia / Delaware Valley (ILG); Tampa, Fla. (TPA) and West Palm Beach, Fla. (PBI). Avelo will now serve seven nonstop destinations in all from ILM.

Avelo Airlines is launching a new route between the picturesque cities of Bend/Redmond, Oregon (RDM) and Sonoma/Santa Rosa, California (STS). As the addition of STS and LAS rolls out, Avelo is set to cater to four nonstop destinations from RDM. This summer, the airline will connect you to BUR and STS. But hold on, there’s more! By September, you can fly nonstop to the world’s entertainment capital – Las Vegas (LAS). And come November, prepare to soak up the sun in Palm Springs (PSP) when their seasonal service resumes.  

America’s Affordable, Convenient, and Reliable Airline

Avelo Airlines was born with a dream of making air travel simple, affordable, and convenient. It has revolutionized the industry by focusing on unserved routes, primarily connecting to underserved communities across the country. With a small hometown airport featured in every Avelo journey, the airline ensures its customers a pleasant and seamless journey.

Avelo is redefining the air travel experience with its nonstop flights, ensuring a faster and hassle-free journey for its customers. This approach also minimizes the chances of delays, cancellations, and lost baggage, making Avelo one of the most reliable airlines in America. In May, it boasted the lowest flight cancellation rate in the US (zero cancellations) and the highest on-time performance rate (89.2%). In the first five months of 2023, Avelo maintained the lowest cancellation rate (0.82%) and the second-best on-time performance rate (80.3%) among all US carriers.

Avelo’s founder, Andrew Levy, says, “Our customers choose Avelo for our on-time flights, affordable fares, and welcoming service. Our industry-leading reliability and incredible customer satisfaction score (NPS) consistently rank among the best in the sector. We look forward to offering our new customers the same friendly and reliable experience that has made our first 2.5 million customers loyal to Avelo.”

Avelo stands apart with its customer-friendly policies, offering low fares on every route and allowing itinerary changes or cancellations without extra fees. They offer a range of unbundled options, allowing customers to pay for services they value, such as priority boarding, checked bags, carry-on overhead bags, and pet cabin travel. 

Avelo’s American-made Boeing 737 jets provide a spacious and comfortable experience, outdoing small regional aircraft usually found at similar airports. Customers can choose from various modestly priced seating options, including seats with extra legroom and pre-reserved window and aisle seats. A generous one-third of Avelo’s seats are available for customers who cherish a bit more legroom.

Just the Facts

Avelo Airlines Doubles Down on Vegas with New Base

  • LAS will be Avelo’s sixth U.S. base.
  • LAS base will initially serve five nonstop destinations with low introductory.
  • One-way fares start at $49*
  • New base builds on Avelo’s travel-inspiring momentum that has flown more than 2.5 million Customers on more than 20,000 flights in the airline’s first 26 months.
  • Avelo is accelerating its growth in June with the launch of 20 new routes and seven new destinations — expanding Avelo’s network to 68 routes and 44 destinations.
  • Avelo is delivering industry-leading YTD reliability. In May alone, Avelo was the #1 airline in on-time performance and completion factor with zero cancellations
*The fine print on fares: 

Very low, one-way fares include government taxes and fees. Fares start at $49 between LAS and ACV, RDM and STS, and $69 between BRO and DBQ, for travel completed by October 31, 2023. Flights must be booked by July 4, 2023. Fares are available on a limited number of flights and seats. Additional fees for carry-on and checked bags, assigned seats, and other optional services may apply. A $20 charge per seated traveler applies to all bookings or changes made through Avelo’s Customer Support Center. For full terms and conditions, please see Avelo’s Contract of Carriage.

About Avelo Airlines

Avelo Airlines was founded with a simple purpose — to Inspire Travel. The airline offers Customers time and money-saving convenience, low everyday fares, and a refreshingly smooth and caring experience through its Soul of Service culture. Operating a fleet of Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, Avelo serves 44 popular destinations across the U.S., including its five bases at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR), Southern Connecticut’s Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN), Orlando International Airport (MCO), the Philadelphia / Delaware Valley region’s Wilmington Airport (ILG), and Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). For more information, visit

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