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Avelo Airlines Kicks off Summer with $19 Flights from Philly and Delaware Valley to Eight Popular Getaways

June 6, 2023

Avelo reports continued strong momentum at Wilmington Airport with more than 50,000 Customers flown on more than 400 flights in the first 120 days

PHILADELPHIA and WILMINGTON, Del.; June 6, 2023 — To kick off the busiest summer travel season in recent memory, Avelo Airlines announced today a $19* one-way fare to eight popular nonstop destinations from Wilmington Airport (ILG) – the convenient, affordable and travel-friendly alternative to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

Avelo’s summer promotion comes on the heels of strong momentum in its first 120 days of operating at ILG. The airline said today it flew more than 50,000 Customers on more than 400 flights in its first 120 days since taking flight at ILG on February 1, 2023.

The irresistibly low $19 fare is available to the following popular Avelo destinations:

• Charleston, SC (CHS)

• Daytona Beach, FL (DAB)

• Greenville / Spartanburg, SC (GSP)

• Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

• Nashville, TN (BNA)

• Raleigh / Durham, NC (RDU)

• Savannah, GA / Hilton Head, SC (SAV)

• Wilmington, NC (ILM)

Avelo Airlines Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy said, “Taking a family vacation or long weekend getaway this summer is now more affordable than ever. Our purpose is to Inspire Travel, and nothing makes visiting one of Avelo’s popular summer destinations easier than an irresistible $19 fare. We are excited for these new routes to take flight later this month and are very encouraged by the continued Customer enthusiasm we are seeing at ILG. The momentum we are experiencing here is a strong testament to the convenient, affordable, and reliable alternative Avelo offers travelers from across Philly and the greater Delaware Valley region.”

File Photo: Passengers board an Avelo Airlines flight to Orlando, Florida from Wilmington Airport after the ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday, Feb. 01, 2023; at Wilmington Airport Terminal in New Castle, DE. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

The $19 fare is available on flights completed by July 31, 2023, and must be booked by June 8.

Customers can make reservations at

Avelo serves a total of 13 nonstop destinations from ILG. Avelo currently flies to five nonstop Florida destinations from ILG: Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Fort Myers (RSW), Orlando (MCO), Tampa (TPA), and West Palm Beach (PBI). The eight new routes featuring the $19 fare will take flight starting June 22.

Strong Momentum at Philadelphia / Delaware Valley’s Most Convenient Airport

Wilmington Airport is conveniently located a short drive south of Philadelphia – offering a refreshingly fast, smooth, and simple alternative hometown airport experience. ILG’s adjacency to multiple major highways and railways makes it the most convenient and travel-friendly airport for Philly and the Delaware Valley, which encompasses portions of four states:

Southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, South Jersey, and the northern Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Avelo Airlines took a flight from ILG on February 1, 2023. Avelo currently has one scheduled 189-seat Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 jetliner based at ILG. Avelo will add a second scheduled 737-800 at ILG later this month. Avelo currently employs 90 Crewmembers at its ILG base, including pilots, flight attendants, airport Crewmembers, aircraft maintenance technicians, and supervisors. Avelo is currently hiring additional Crewmembers for a variety of ILG-based roles.

Candidates can learn more about Avelo career opportunities by visiting

America’s Affordable, Convenient, and Reliable Airline

Avelo was founded with a vision to help its Customers save money and time. Since taking flight on April 28, 2021, Avelo has flown nearly 2.5 million Customers on nearly 20,000 flights.

In addition to offering Customers everyday low fares on every route, Avelo Customers can always change or cancel their itineraries with no extra fees. Avelo also offers several unbundled travel-enhancing options that give customers the flexibility to pay for what they value, including priority boarding, checked bags, carry-on overhead bags, and bringing a pet onboard.

Additionally, the 15 American-made Boeing 737 jets Avelo flies offer a more spacious and comfortable experience than the small regional aircraft currently operating at most of the airports Avelo serves. Customers who value an advance seat assignment can choose from several modestly priced seating options, including seats with extra legroom, as well as reserved window and aisle seating. One-third of seats on Avelo aircraft are available for customers who appreciate the comfort of extra legroom.