LONDON – US low-cost carrier Breeze Airways has today announced the addition of John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Orange County to its expanding national footprint.
34 destinations and 100 non-stop routes
The new city officially becomes Breeze’s thirty-fourth destination served and notably also signifies the airline’s one-hundredth nonstop route, connecting California’s Orange County with Florida’s own Orange County in Orlando (MCO).
Breeze is also adding nonstop service between SNA and Provo/Salt Lake City, UT (PVU), and one stop/no plane change ‘BreezeThru’ service between Provo and Orlando. Flights will start on February 16, 2023.
“Today marks both our 100th nonstop and our 34th destination with the addition of Orange County,” said Tom Doxey, Breeze Airways’ President.
“I can’t think of a better way to commemorate this milestone than for the ‘nicest airline’ to connect two of the ‘happiest places on earth’ while also giving our Provo Guests an epic daytrip option from their house to the ‘house of the mouse’ in Orange County.”
“We are pleased to welcome a new airline partner to our diverse group of carriers,” said Charlene Reynolds, Airport Director. “Breeze supports community interests by bringing Orange County a fleet of cleaner, quieter aircraft. We are excited to deliver a superior level of convenience for our guests with additional service and new destinations.”
Breeze took flight in May 2021 and has quickly expanded across the U.S. connecting underserved city pairs with fast, efficient flights. T
The airline’s business model centers around offering affordable fares with plenty of perks including no change and cancellation fees up to 15 minutes prior to departure, free family seating and enhanced seating options including Extra Legroom and First-Class seats.
Seat pitch for a Standard Economy seat is 30inches on the A220s and 31 inches on the E-195s, while seat pitch for Extra Legroom is 32 incheson the A220s and between 34 and 39 inches on the E-195s, depending on the row selected.
First Class seats feature 39 inches of seat pitch, 20.5 inches of seat width, and special features, such as a footrest, for added comfort, and in-seat AC power and USB/C ports.
About Breeze Airways
Breeze Airways began service in May 2021 from 16 destinations primarily in the east and southeast of the United States. One year later, it was ranked as the No. 2 U.S. best domestic airline of 2021 by Travel & Leisure World’s Best Awards.
In 2022, Breeze expanded west across the U.S., including coast-to-coast flights, and now offers 99 nonstop routes between 33 cities in 19 states.