New ‘Affordable’ Airline Offers Flights Under $100 as Travel Prices Soar

A brand new “affordable” airline is at present providing some flights for lower than $100 as clients throughout the nation are at present going through elevated flight costs for different airways.

This week, Avelo Airlines introduced a number of new flights to some main airports in Florida with costs as little as $39 for one-way tickets.

“Avelo Airlines today announced it will begin serving Lexington, Kentucky, this fall with exclusive nonstop service to two popular Florida destinations. Avelo will begin serving Orlando starting October 19 and Tampa beginning November 12,” the airline mentioned in a press launch. “Introductory one-way fares to Orlando and Tampa start at $39.”

The announcement of the low worth airline charges comes as journey costs throughout the nation proceed to remain excessive following an increase within the inflation fee.

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A brand new airline is at present providing some flights for underneath $100 amid elevated costs for airfare and different journey. Above, Avelo Airlines Boeing 737-800 prepares for boarding at Hollywood Burbank Airport, previously Bob Hope Airport on May 30, 2021, in Burbank, California.
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Earlier this month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported an increase within the shopper worth index to 9.1 % in June. The shopper worth index is a quantity popularly used to measure the nation’s inflation fee and the quantity reported in June was a rise from the earlier month, which noticed 8.6 %. June’s shopper worth index was the most important enhance since 1981.

The information launched this month from the BLS additionally exhibits that airline fares dropped 1.8 % in June. However, when in comparison with a 12 months in the past, the value of airline fares was nonetheless up 34.1 %, the information exhibits.

In addition to the information launched by the BLS, Frontier Airlines CEO Barry Biffle lately warned that costs for Spirit Airlines are going to extend after JetBlue Airlines introduced it was going to amass Spirit.

“If you are a Spirit customer, you will see the biggest inflation you have ever seen.…You’re going to see fares jump up over 40 percent. It’s going to be hundreds of dollars per family,” Biffle informed Yahoo Finance.

Avelo Airlines manufacturers itself as “a different, better and more affordable travel experience.” Earlier this week, the airline introduced that it’s going to additionally offer flights from Kalamazoo, Michigan to Orlando, Florida, with costs beginning at $59. Additionally, with costs beginning at $39 for one-way service, Avelo Airlines is providing flights from Wilmington, North Carolina, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

In a press release following the announcement to flights from Lexington to Florida, Avelo Airlines Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy mentioned, “We are excited to add Kentucky’s Bluegrass region to Avelo’s nationwide network of popular destinations. Getting to the Sunshine State is now easier and more affordable than ever.”

The assertion continued, “These two sun-soaked destinations are an ideal fall and winter retreat. Avelo’s refreshingly convenient, reliable and caring service ensures our Central Kentucky Customers will arrive relaxed and ready for some fun in the sun.”

Newsweek reached out to Avelo Airlines for remark.

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