Avelo Airlines announced today that it is continuing to expand the airline’s West Coast network with new nonstop seasonal service between Hollywood/Burbank and Tucson, Arizona.
When service begins on December 16, 2021, Tucson will be Avelo’s 19th destination nationwide and 11th destination the airline serves from its West Coast base at LA’s most convenient and popular airport – Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR). Avelo’s twice-weekly direct service between BUR and Tucson International Airport (TUS) will be operated by Boeing Next Generation 737-800 aircraft.
The flight will operate on Thursdays and Sundays. Flight 143 departs BUR at 5:40 p.m., arriving TUS at 8:10 p.m. Flight 144 departs TUS at 8:50 p.m., arriving BUR at 9:30 p.m. Avelo will also offer additional flights on select Tuesdays and Saturdays during the end-of-year peak holiday season.
United Airlines (Chicago) is adding three new routes this winter from its Chicago O’Hare hub. According to Airline Route, the carrier will add daily United Express service to Kalamazoo on December 9 and winter seasonal United Express service to Tucson on December 17 followed by weekend mainline Boeing 737 service to Vail/Eagle, Colorado (ski destination) on December 19.
In addition, United is adding weekly Boeing 737-800 (Saturday only) seasonal service to the Caribbean island of St. Kitts from its Newark hub on December 19.
Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com. United Airlines’ Boeing 737-824 N78509 (msn 31638) with Split Scimitar Winglets arrives at Los Angeles International Airport.
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Delta Air Lines (Atlanta) is adding two new routes from Orlando in December. The airline will add the Orlando – Sao Paulo (Guarulhos) four days a week route starting on December 19 per Airline Route. This new international route will be served with Boeing 767-300 ERs.
Delta is also adding a daily feeder route from and to Miami with McDonnell Douglas MD-88s. The flights will be timed to feed both ends of the new Sao Paulo route.
As previously announced, Delta is also adding the daily Orlando – Seattle/Tacoma route on December 19.
In other news, Delta is also adding the Los Angeles – Tucson route on December 19.
Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 767-332 ER N1608 (msn 30573) completes the final approach to the runway at Los Angeles International Airport.