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Breeze Airways Announces New Economy Nonstop Flights Connecting New Orleans To New Markets

May 21, 2021 12:13PM ● By News Desk

BATON ROUGE, La. – Breeze Airways, a new economy U.S. carrier from JetBlue has announced its debut network of cities including service to New Orleans from new markets currently without existing nonstop service.

“As we welcome visitors back to Louisiana, I’m thrilled Breeze Airways is coming to New Orleans,” said Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser. “With its direct flight offerings, more travelers will have the opportunity to experience how you can Feed Your Soul in Louisiana with delicious food, amazing music and a culture unlike anywhere else in the world.”

The New Orleans flights will serve 10 markets: Charleston, SC; Akron/Canton, OH; Bentonville/Fayetteville, AR; Huntsville, AL; Louisville, KY; Norfolk, VA; Oklahoma City, OK; Richmond, VA; Tulsa, OK; and Columbus, OH. The first flight is currently scheduled for July 8.

JetBlue founder David Neeleman says, “Breeze provides nonstop service between underserved routes across the U.S. at affordable fares. A staggering 95 percent of Breeze routes currently have no airline serving them nonstop. With seamless booking, no change or cancellation fees, up to 24-months of reusable flight credit and customized flight features delivered via a sleek and simple app, Breeze makes it easy to buy and easy to fly.”

Breeze will operate 13 single-class Embraer aircraft this summer, flying routes with an average flight length of under two hours. The E190 jets will be configured to seat 108 guests and the E195 aircraft will have 118 seats. All aircraft will be a two-by-two seat configuration. Breeze will start taking delivery of 60 brand new Airbus A220 aircraft, beginning in October of this year and delivering at about one per month for five years. The A220 routes, which will be announced this fall, all will be longer than two hours’ flight time.

Flights are now on sale at and the Breeze app, starting at just $39 one way.