An Avelo Airlines Boeing 737 climbs after takeoff.
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Avelo Airlines Begins Nonstop Service from Dayton

LONDON – US ultra low-cost carrier Avelo Airlines has commenced an exclusive nonstop service to Orlando’s most convenient airport, Orlando International Airport (MCO) from Dayton International Airport (DAY).

With the start of this new route to Orlando, Avelo introduces a new era of affordable, convenient and reliable air travel from the Birthplace of Aviation.

This new route will operate on Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft on Mondays and Fridays. 

Avelo Airlines Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy said, “Dayton – it’s time to say hello to Avelo! We’re excited to start travel to Orlando with more affordability and ease than ever.”

“Say hello to convenient and cost-friendly hometown airport access to The Sunshine State and hello to friendly, convenient and reliable Avelo service to Orlando’s most convenient airport.”

Dayton International Airport offers a refreshingly fast, smooth and welcoming hometown airport experience. DAY’s adjacency to multiple major highways makes it Western Ohio’s most convenient and travel-friendly airport.

City of Dayton Director of Aviation, Gil Turner said, “We’re very excited to offer our passengers another affordable option for their travel needs with Avelo Airlines – and we’re thrilled our community responded in such a big way by selling out the first flight this Friday.”

“Avelo’s focus on offering a caring travel experience certainly aligns with Dayton’s reputation for being ‘easy to and through.'”

About Avelo Airlines


Avelo Airlines is an ultra low-cost U.S. carrier headquartered in Houston, Texas.

It previously operated charter flights as Casino Express Airlines and Xtra Airways, before transitioning to scheduled operations and rebranding as Avelo Airlines on April 8, 2021.

Avelo Airlines says that it was founded with a simple purpose — to Inspire Travel. According to the airline it “offers customers time and money-saving convenience, low everyday fares, and a refreshingly smooth and caring experience through its Soul of Service culture.”

Operating a fleet of Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, Avelo currently serves 34 popular destinations across the U.S.

The airline operates from five bases at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR), Southern Connecticut’s Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN), Orlando International Airport (MCO), the Delaware Valley’s Wilmington Airport (ILG) and Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU).

Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) became the fifth operating base for the carrier. The new base enables Avelo to significantly expand the air service which the airline introduced to North Carolina’s Research Triangle region last May.

In November 2022, the airline outlined its plans to base as many as five to seven aircraft at RDU over the next two years, which will fly hundreds of thousands of customers annually.

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