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Avelo Airlines to open Wilmington base, 5 routes to Florida

Charlie Megginson Headlines, Business

Low-cost carrier Avelo Airlines is betting big on New Castle’s Wilmington Airport (ILG), announcing a new east coast base with five destinations. The base will begin operations in February. Destinations include: Orlando (MCO) — Special Inaugural Flight Wednesday, February 1, 2023 — Effective February 3, 2023 — Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays Fort Lauderdale (FLL) — Effective February 2, 2023 – …

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Low-cost carrier Avelo to begin flying out of New Castle

Charlie Megginson Business, Headlines

Since June, Delaware has been the only state in the country with no scheduled passenger airline service. That’s about to change. Ultra-low-cost carrier Avelo Airlines plans to begin commercial service out of New Castle’s Wilmington Airport in late 2022, according to an agreement between the airline and the Delaware River and Bay Authority, which operates the airport. It’s not clear …