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Breeze Airways Introduces New Service from Columbus to Orange County and Raleigh-Durham; Returns Service to Providence, Hartford, Jacksonville and Norfolk

Breeze Airways sits at gate C49 prior to departure from CMH Airport.

Columbus, OH – Breeze Airways, the Seriously Nice™ low-fare airline founded by aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman, today announced new and resuming service to 6 destinations in 2023. Fares on new nonstop routes to Raleigh-Durham, NC, and Orange County, CA, start from $39* and $129* respectively, if purchased by December 13, 2022, for travel by September 5, 2023.

New and Returning Routes from Columbus (CMH):

  • Orange County, CA** (Wed and Sat, starting March 29, Nice from $129* one way; Nicer from $149; Nicest from $199);
  • Providence, RI** (returning Wed and Sat, starting March 29);
  • Raleigh-Durham, NC (Thurs and Sun, starting May 18, Nice from $39* one way; Nicer from $79*);
  • Hartford, CT (returning Fri and Mon, starting May 19);
  • Jacksonville, FL (returning Fri and Mon, starting May 19); and
  • Norfolk, VA (returning Fri and Mon, starting May 19).

Breeze already offers three destinations from Columbus including Charleston, SC; New Orleans, LA; and West Palm Beach, FL.

“It’s exciting to watch as Breeze Airways continues to invest in Columbus,” said Joseph R. Nardone, President & CEO of the Columbus Regional Airport Authority. “We appreciate the commitment that Breeze Airways has made to passengers in the central Ohio region.”

“We’re excited to expand our Seriously Nice™ and affordable service to our Guests in Columbus,” said Tom Doxey, Breeze Airways’ President, “with new service to Orange County and Raleigh-Durham, as well as four resuming routes.”

“Breeze Airways’ addition of Orange County and Raleigh-Durham and its expansion of existing service from CMH demonstrates the success of its investments in Ohio,” said J.P. Nauseef, JobsOhio president and CEO. “We look forward to continuing to partner with Breeze as it steadily increases its presence in Ohio while connecting the state to more markets nationwide with nonstop service.”

Breeze took flight in May 2021 and has quickly expanded across the U.S. connecting underserved city pairs with fast, efficient flights. 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**. Guests can choose from a la carte or bundled options to create a travel experience that meets their needs.

Breeze Airways™ Debuts Airbus A220 Aircraft on 17 Existing Routes Including Columbus to Hartford CT and Norfolk VA Starting June 2 Announces 99 Introductory ‘Nicest Fare with First Class Seat
Breeze Airways Introduces New Service from Columbus to Orange County and Raleigh-Durham; Returns Service to Providence, Hartford, Jacksonville and Norfolk 2

With seamless booking and customized flight features delivered via a sleek and simple app, Breeze makes it easy to buy and easy to fly. Flights are now on sale at www.flybreeze.com and via the Breeze app.

*Promotional fare is only available when booking a new reservation. Promotion must be purchased by December 13, 2022 (11:59 pm ET) for travel by September 5, 2023. Price displayed includes taxes and government fees. Fare prices, rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply.

** Routes operated with Airbus A220 aircraft with First Class seating available

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 119 nonstop routes between 35 cities in 20 states. Founded by aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman, Breeze operates a fleet of Embraer 190/195 and Airbus A220-300 aircraft, with a focus on providing efficient and affordable flights between secondary airports, bypassing hubs for shorter travel times. With seamless booking, no change or cancellation fees, up to 24-months of reusable flight credit and customized flight features – including complimentary family seating – delivered via a sleek and simple app, Breeze makes it easy to buy and easy to fly. Flights are on sale at flybreeze.com and via the Breeze app.

Media Contact:
Gareth Edmondson-Jones
Breeze Airways
917 399-9355
[email protected]

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