Breeze Airways signs lease for 2 new Airbus A220-300 aircraft from Azzora

A Breeze Airways Airbus A220 in flight.
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Len Varley - Assistant Editor 4 Min Read
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Aviation leasing company Azzora,has recently announced the signing of lease agreements for two brand new Airbus A220-300 aircraft with Breeze Airways, a rapidly growing US airline.

This strategic partnership aims to address the challenges arising from delayed aircraft deliveries and support Breeze’s expansion plans across the country.

In an effort to strengthen its fleet and meet the increasing demand for sustainable air travel, Azorra has secured a deal with Breeze Airways for the lease of two Airbus A220-300 aircraft.

The arrival of these modern and environmentally friendly planes, scheduled for early 2024, marks the initial deliveries from Azorra’s firm orderbook of twenty-two A220s.

Breeze Airways’ Growing Network

Breeze Airways, founded and led by the renowned David Neeleman, has gained recognition for its commitment to connecting underserved communities and offering exceptional service.

With a point-to-point route network expanding across the United States, Breeze aims to bridge the gap in air travel accessibility. The addition of the A220 aircraft to their fleet will play a crucial role in achieving this goal.

The A220 Advantage

The selection of the Airbus A220-300 as Breeze Airways’ aircraft of choice highlights its unparalleled advantages in terms of economics and environmental efficiency.

With no comparable aircraft of its size in the market, the A220 sets a new standard for cost-effective and eco-friendly air travel.


Breeze’s decision to embrace this innovative aircraft demonstrates their dedication to sustainable practices while providing an exceptional travel experience.

The Benefits of the A220

The Airbus A220-300 offers several key advantages that make it an ideal choice for Breeze Airways:

Economic Efficiency: The A220’s advanced aerodynamics and fuel-efficient engines contribute to lower operating costs, enabling airlines to maximize profitability.

Environmental Friendliness: With reduced carbon emissions and noise levels, the A220 promotes sustainable aviation and aligns with Breeze’s commitment to responsible travel.

Optimized Passenger Experience: The A220’s spacious cabin, comfortable seating, and advanced in-flight entertainment systems ensure a pleasant journey for travelers, enhancing Breeze Airways’ “Seriously Nice” service reputation.

Azorra’s Continued Partnership

Azorra’s CEO, John Evans, expressed enthusiasm about the continued collaboration between Azorra and Breeze Airways.

He commended the airline’s vision in selecting the A220 to support its expanding operations and reiterated Azorra’s commitment to providing reliable and top-quality aircraft.

The partnership signifies a long-standing relationship built on trust and mutual growth.

About Breeze Airways

Breeze Airways is a new American low-cost airline headquartered in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. The airline was founded by David Neeleman, who previously co-founded Morris Air, WestJet, JetBlue, and Azul Linhas Aereas.

Breeze’s operations launched on May 27, 2021, with its inaugural flight from Tampa International Airport to Charleston International Airport.

Breeze Airways’s mission is to provide “nice, new and nonstop” flights between underserved routes across the United States.


The signing of lease agreements for two new Airbus A220-300 aircraft between Azorra and Breeze Airways heralds a key development for the US carrier.

Breeze’s dedication to connecting underserved communities and its focus on sustainable travel align perfectly with the A220’s economic and environmental advantages.

The two new aircraft scheduled to take flight in early 2024.

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