Avelo Airlines Starts Service to New Haven, CT

May 9, 2024: Avelo Airlines takes off today with exclusive nonstop service between Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) and Southern Connecticut’s most convenient airport – Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN). Avelo is the first and only airline offering nonstop service between The Great Smoky Mountains and Connecticut.

Avelo will operate this route twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays, utilizing Boeing NextGeneration 737 aircraft. Customers can make reservations at AveloAir.com.

Avelo Airlines Founder and CEO Andrew Levy said, “Knoxville – it’s time to say hello to Avelo! We’re excited to take off in Knoxville and showcase Avelo’s low fares, travel-friendly convenience and industry-leading reliability. Getting to Southern Connecticut and everything the greater New England and New York regions have to offer will now be easier than ever. This exclusive nonstop service also makes exploring the abundance of vibrant urban and outdoor experiences Knoxville and The Great Smoky Mountains offer a fast and seamless journey for Connecticut visitors.”

Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority President Patrick Wilson said, “McGhee Tyson Airport has seen significant passenger growth over the past year as airlines continue to recognize our region as a growing vacation destination. With the addition of Avelo Airlines to our market, we look forward to welcoming travelers from the New Haven and Tri-State area to all the adventures our region has to offer. Avelo will also provide an affordable option to East Tennessee travelers looking to reach destinations ranging from New York to Boston from New Haven.”

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