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HomeFlying With UsAbout BWIPress / MediaMarch 8, 2022 – BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Welcomes Avelo Airlines

March 8, 2022 – BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Welcomes Avelo Airlines

New Airline for BWI Marshall Adds Affordable, Convenient Service Starting May 26

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Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport today welcomed the announcement that Avelo Airlines plans to start service from New Haven, Conn. on May 26, 2022. Avelo will operate five weekly roundtrip flights between BWI Marshall Airport and Tweed-New Haven Airport, the airline’s East Coast base. The airline will add a sixth day of service in mid-June.

“Maryland is a popular business and leisure destination, and we welcome travelers and tourists from Connecticut and New York,” said Governor Larry Hogan. “Avelo is a growing airline and these new flights at BWI Marshall Airport demonstrate that our state and region remain very attractive for airline service.”

Photograph of an Avelo Airlines aircraft in-flight with a blue sky background

“BWI Marshall Airport has a reputation for convenient, friendly and efficient service, and we’re excited to share that hospitality with Avelo customers,” said Maryland Transportation Secretary James F. Ports Jr.

Avelo Airlines is a new low fare carrier that began operations in 2021. The airline will utilize Boeing Next-Generation 737-700 aircraft on the new route. Avelo currently serves 18 destinations across the United States.

“We are thrilled to welcome Avelo Airlines to our market,” said Ricky Smith, Executive Director of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. “Avelo will offer low fares and convenient access, and will boost tourism to Maryland and the entire National Capital region. We remain committed to growing our air service portfolio and adding new travel options for our customers.”

“BWI — say hello to Avelo,” said Avelo Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy. “Avelo’s unmatched convenience and affordability makes getting to Southern Connecticut and the New York metropolitan region easier than ever. We look forward to welcoming the National Capital region to our expanding network of popular destinations.”

Avelo Airlines is the third new airline scheduled to launch service at BWI Marshall Airport in 2022. PLAY will add international service to Reykjavik, Iceland on April 20. Icelandair will introduce new service to Reykjavik on May 13.