BURBANK, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 07: The Avelo aircraft is seen at Hollywood Burbank Airport on April 07, 2021 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Avelo)

Believe it or not, there’s a new low-fare carrier starting up in two weeks called Avelo Airlines. Who would have thought that a new airline would begin flying during a pandemic? But they’re actually not the only one (Breeze Airways plans to start flying in May).

Avelo is being billed as America’s first new mainline airline in nearly 15 years and they begin flying on April 28th out of Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR). The airline will initially fly 11 non-stop routes between BUR and markets across the Western U.S.:

— Arcata – Eureka, CA
— Redmond – Bend, OR
— Bozeman Yellowstone, MT
— Eugene, OR
— Grand Junction, CO
— Medford – Rogue Valley, OR
— Ogden – Salt Lake, UT
— Redding, CA
— Santa Rosa – Sonoma, CA
— Phoenix – Mesa, AZ

BURBANK, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 07: The Avelo aircraft is seen at Hollywood Burbank Airport on April 07, 2021 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Avelo)

They will be using three single-class 189-seat Boeing 737-800 aircrafts. According to Travel Weekly: “Of those, 129 will offer 29 inches of space between rows, or pitch. By comparison, standard rows on Frontier and Spirit have 28 inches of pitch, while full-service carriers typically offer 30 or 31 inches of economy pitch. Avelo aircraft will also have 60 seats with pitch ranging from 31 inches to 38 inches that can be purchased at an extra charge, which starts at $18.”

And unlike some of their ultra-low-fare competitors they won’t charge you an arm and a leg for baggage. According to their website:

— First checked bag: $10
— Carry-on overhead bag: $35
— Priority boarding: $10
— Window or aisle seating starting at $5

They also give a good reason why they aren’t flying in and out of major airports (besides it saving them a ton of money in landing fees). “Our close-to-home airports don’t have all the hassles. You’ll be in and out in no time. Besides saving money with our always low fares, our smaller airports mean a shorter commute, cheaper parking, shorter walks to your gate, and briefer taxiing times on the runway.”

The airline is backed by $125 million in private equity and its founder Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy is the former co-founder and president of Allegiant Air and former CFO of United Airlines.

Airfares go on sale today at book.aveloair.com/ and keep in mind that not all markets are being served right away.

BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 07: The Avelo aircraft is seen at Hollywood Burbank Airport on April 07, 2021 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Avelo)
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 07: The Avelo aircraft is seen at Hollywood Burbank Airport on April 07, 2021 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Avelo)
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 07: The Avelo aircraft is seen at Hollywood Burbank Airport on April 07, 2021 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Avelo)
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 07: The Avelo aircraft is seen at Hollywood Burbank Airport on April 07, 2021 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Avelo)
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 07: The Avelo aircraft is seen at Hollywood Burbank Airport on April 07, 2021 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Avelo)
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 07: The Avelo aircraft is seen at Hollywood Burbank Airport on April 07, 2021 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Avelo)
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 07: The Avelo aircraft is seen at Hollywood Burbank Airport on April 07, 2021 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Avelo)
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 07: The Avelo aircraft is seen at Hollywood Burbank Airport on April 07, 2021 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Avelo)
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