Avelo Airlines Announces New East Coast Base In Wilmington, Delaware

posted on 21st October 2022 by Eddie Saunders
Avelo Airlines Announces New East Coast Base In Wilmington, Delaware

Avelo Airlines announced today that it will open the airline’s fourth base at Wilmington Airport (ILG) next February.

The new base will unlock a new era of affordable, convenient and reliable air service for the Delaware Valley, encompassing portions of four states, including DelawareSoutheastern Pennsylvania / Philadelphia, South Jersey and the northern Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Avelo will initially serve five popular nonstop Florida destinations from ILG: Fort Lauderdale, Fort MyersOrlandoTampa and West Palm Beach. Very low introductory one-way fares starting at $49* are available at AveloAir.com.

Avelo Airlines Founder, Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy said, “The Delaware Valley region wants and deserves more affordable, convenient and reliable air travel.

“Avelo was founded with a simple purpose – to Inspire Travel. Our very low fares and nonstop flights to five sun-soaked Florida destinations coupled with the fast and seamless experience at Wilmington Airport will make traveling easier than ever.

“We appreciate the warm reception and support Avelo is receiving from Delaware Governor John Carney, New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer and so many other government and business leaders here.

“We look forward to welcoming everyone aboard Avelo’s first ILG flight in February.”

Delaware Governor John Carney saidWe’ve made significant infrastructure investments across our state, and we’re pleased to have Avelo join us here in Delaware.

“Avelo will provide Delawareans and visitors a convenient way to travel. Thank you to Avelo for choosing Delaware.”

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer said, “Wilmington Airport has tremendous potential to be an economic driver in our County.

“We welcome Avelo to our community to provide reliable and fast service to our residents and look forward to further growth opportunities.”

Delaware River & Bay Authority Executive Director Thomas J. Cook said, “Wilmington Airport’s excellent location along the busy I-95 corridor, along with the lowest cost operating environment of any airport in the United States, offer customers the opportunity to forego the stress, expense and hassles of a big city airport.

“Avelo Airlines also recognizes the benefits that Wilmington Airport offers and is looking to be part of our community.

“It’s a great day for Delaware and more importantly, for travelers who are looking for affordable, convenient commercial air service options.”