Avelo Airlines joins Hollywood Burbank Airport for new terminal groundbreaking

An Avelo Airlines aircraft passes overhead.
Photo Credit: Hollywood Burbank Airport

Avelo Airlines has teamed up with Los Angeles’ Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) for the groundbreaking of the airport’s new terminal.

This collaboration marks a significant milestone in enhancing travel experiences for passengers utilizing this bustling airport.

New Hollywood Burbank (BUR) Terminal

The forthcoming 355,000 square-foot terminal is set to revolutionize the travel experience at BUR. Replacing the current 94-year-old terminal, the new facility will boast 14 gates, providing ample space for passenger boarding and disembarking processes.

Passengers can look forward to a range of amenities, including diverse dining options and shopping outlets, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable wait between flights.

Additionally, the upgraded TSA checkpoint promises to streamline security procedures, minimizing wait times and enhancing overall efficiency.

Grondbreaking ceremony at Hollywood Burbank Airport

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Attendance at Groundbreaking Ceremony

Dignitaries and officials graced the groundbreaking ceremony to mark the occasion.

Among the notable speakers were BUR Executive Director Frank Miller, President of the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority Felicia Williams, and Rep. Tony Cardenas, representing California’s 29th congressional district.

Avelo Airlines was represented by its Director of Airport Relations, Somer Shindler, supporting the airline’s commitment to this partnership.

Embracing Convenience and Innovation

Andrew Levy, Chairman and CEO of Avelo Airlines, expressed enthusiasm for the project, emphasizing the airport’s alignment with Avelo’s values of simplicity and convenience.

Highlighting BUR’s attributes as a small, fast, and user-friendly airport, Levy underscored the natural synergy between Avelo and BUR.

With gratitude towards the airport team’s support over the years, Avelo looks forward to enriching travelers’ experiences with the new terminal’s enhanced facilities.

Groundbreaking ceremony at Hollywood Burbank Airport
Photo Credits: Hollywood Burbank Airport

Avelo Airlines embarked on its journey from BUR on April 28, 2021, heralding a new era in air travel as America’s first new airline in nearly 15 years.

Since its inception, Avelo has served over 1 million customers on nearly 10,000 flights from BUR, demonstrating the airline’s popularity and success. Presently, Avelo operates nonstop flights to 13 destinations from BUR, catering to a diverse range of travelers’ needs.

BUR: 2019 Best US Airport

Whether departing or arriving, passengers at BUR can expect unparalleled convenience and efficiency.

Recognized as the 2019 “Best U.S. Airport” by Fodor’s Travel, BUR offers a host of advantages, including swift curbside services, minimal crowds, rapid baggage handling, and expedited security checks.

Its proximity to ground transportation options, parking facilities, and rental car services further enhance its appeal as Los Angeles’ preferred gateway.

About Avelo

In 2023, Avelo Airlines emerged as one of America’s most reliable carriers, boasting the lowest flight cancellation rate in the industry and stellar on-time performance.

Notably, Avelo ranked #1 for on-time performance among the airlines serving BUR, solidifying its reputation for punctuality and efficiency.

Operating a fleet of Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, Avelo serves 43 popular destinations across the United States.

The carrier maintains six bases at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR), Southern Connecticut’s Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN), Orlando International Airport (MCO), the Philadelphia and Delaware Valley region’s Wilmington Airport (ILG), Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) and Las Vegas’ Harry Reid International Airport (LAS).

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Avelo Airlines joined Los Angeles' Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) this week for the groundbreaking of the airport's new terminal.
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