Mobile will soon have a direct non-stop flight to the Sunshine State.
Earlier this week, Avelo Airlines announced it is launching a new nonstop flight from the Gulf Coast’s newest airport, Mobile International Airport (BFM) to Orlando International Airport (MCO). The new service begins on May 31st
Introductory one-way fares will start at $29. That’s not a typo. Customers can make reservations at AveloAir.com.
Downtown Airport Becoming a Reality
Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson is excited about bringing air travel to downtown Mobile.
“Today’s announcement by Avelo Airlines is a huge step for Mobile International Airport. Not only are we flying from downtown again, but the affordable nonstop flight option to Orlando International will enhance the quality of life for our citizens. We are proud to be the first location for Avelo on the Northern Gulf and look forward to a successful partnership for many seasons to come.”
Last December, city, state and federal leaders broke ground on the construction of a new $330 million commercial airline terminal at the Mobile International Airport.
“We’re excited to have Avelo Airlines join us at Mobile International Airport, bringing us closer to our goal of relocating all commercial air service to downtown Mobile,” added Mobile Airport Authority President Chris Curry. “This nonstop flight to Orlando marks a significant achievement in our efforts to provide low-fare, nonstop travel options and convenience for the residents of Mobile and surrounding areas. We’re looking forward to a successful partnership with Avelo Airlines and are excited to welcome them to Mobile. Hello Avelo.”
Founded in 2021, Avelo Airlines has flown more than 1.8 million customers on more than 15,000 flights.
Along with low prices Avelo offers the following amenities:
- Customers can always change or cancel their itineraries with no extra fees
- Unbundled travel-enhancing options that give customers the flexibility to pay for what they value, including priority boarding, checked bags, carry-on overhead bags, and bringing a pet in the cabin
- Every Avelo flight is nonstop
Here is a video of the Mobile International Airport/Avelo announcement.
With the addition of Mobile, Avelo will be serving 36 destinations in 22 states across the U.S.
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