Delaware Valley is Ready to Say Hello to Avelo Airlines

Avelo Airlines reported today it is observing strong booking trends ahead of the highly anticipated opening of the airline’s Wilmington Airport (ILG) base on February 1.

Avelo will serve five nonstop Florida destinations from the Delaware Valley’s most convenient and easiest airport.

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Avelo Airlines Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy said, “With 14 days to go, we are very encouraged by the initial demand from across the four-state Delaware Valley region. We are seeing strong booking trends across all five Florida destinations Avelo will serve from Wilmington.

“It is clear there is a lot of excitement about the convenient, affordable and reliable service Avelo is bringing to the region.”

When Avelo’s ILG base opens in two weeks, the airline will offer nonstop flights to five popular Florida destinations: Fort LauderdaleFort MyersOrlandoTampa and West Palm Beach.

Avelo will fly to Fort Lauderdale on Thursdays and Sundays; Fort Myers on Mondays and Fridays; Orlando on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays; Tampa on Thursdays and Sundays; and West Palm Beach on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

To commemorate its ILG base opening, Avelo will operate a special inaugural flight on Feb. 1 from Wilmington to Orlando International Airport (MCO) – Central Florida’s most convenient and popular airport.

Delaware River and Bay Authority Executive Director Thomas Cook said, “The Wilmington Airport is all about convenience. It is in a perfect location between Philly and Baltimore that offers customers the option to forego the hassles of a big city airport.

“We want to be the airport of choice for people in Delaware, South Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland who seek both low fares and a convenient, hassle-free airport experience.”