Today Avelo Airlines begins new nonstop service from Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) to New Haven, CT, the ultra-convenient gateway to the greater Connecticut, New York and New England region.
The inaugural flight will depart HVN at 2:25 p.m., arriving SRQ at 5:35 p.m. Very low one-way fares between SRQ and Southern Connecticut’s Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN) starting at $49* are available at AveloAir.com.
“We’re excited to begin the New Year with this new, convenient and affordable direct service to Southern Connecticut,” said Avelo Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy.
“With our very low fares and HVN’s unmatched convenience, Avelo makes getting to Connecticut and all this region has to offer easier than ever.
“We can’t wait to welcome our new Sarasota-Bradenton Customers aboard to experience our exceptional service and the best hospitality on the East Coast.”
Avelo’s exclusive nonstop service utilizing Boeing Next-Generation (NG) 737 jets will operate three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays:
“We are thrilled that Avelo Airlines has chosen Sarasota Bradenton International Airport to be part of their air service network,” said Rick Piccolo, Sarasota Bradenton International Airport president, chief executive officer.
“With low fares and convenient nonstop service to New Haven, passengers will have an affordable connection between two high-demand destinations.
“We look forward to welcoming Avelo Airlines to SRQ and we’re confident their service will be a great success and expand in the future”.
“Visit Sarasota is thrilled that such an exciting new airline with a commitment to affordability and service is coming to SRQ and providing great new travel opportunity for our residents and visitors,” said Virginia J. Haley, President of Visit Sarasota.
“We are truly humbled to be adding Avelo Airlines to our non-stop service at the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport,” said Elliott Falcione, Executive Director of Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.
“We know that our community leaders will work hard to grow our partnership with the airline and set us apart as one of the best airports in the country.
“With Avelo’s strong leadership and business model, there is no doubt in our minds that this airline will continue to grow across the United States, giving the Sarasota–Bradenton community an incredible opportunity to grow with them.”
“The Bradenton Area EDC is excited to welcome Avelo Airlines’ direct service to SRQ from New Haven, Connecticut – a market with huge potential for both capital investment and corporate relocations to our community,” said Sharon Hillstrom, EDC president and CEO.
“The New Haven region abounds with corporate headquarters, wealth management companies, and New York-based, corporate decision-makers.
“We look forward to having greater access to that market as we implement our strategic plan to recruit more businesses, jobs and capital investment to the Bradenton area.”