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  • Joe Breitfeller

Avelo Airlines to Launch New Service Between Wilmington, N.C. and Fort Lauderdale

Updated: Jul 30

From November 11, 2022, Avelo Airlines will launch their fourth destination from Wilmington, North Carolina with service to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Introductory one-way fares start from only $39.


Avelo Airlines Boeing 737NG - Photo Credit: Avelo Airlines / Bruce Snyder

On Wednesday (July 27, 2022), Avelo Airlines announced the addition of their fourth destination from Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in North Carolina with new service to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) starting November 11, 2022. Other routes from Wilmington include New Haven, Connecticut (HVN), Orlando (MCO), and Washington, D.C./Baltimore (BWI). Introductory fares between Wilmington and Fort Lauderdale are available from only $39, including taxes and fees. To qualify for the promotional fares, tickets must be purchased by August 2, 2022. Other T&Cs apply.

In Wednesday’s announcment, Avelo Airlines’ Chairman and CEO, Andrew Levy, said,


“We are excited to expand our service from Wilmington with this fourth exciting and popular sun-soaked destination. With the addition of this exclusive nonstop flight to Fort Lauderdale, getting to the Sunshine State is now even easier and more affordable for Wilmington residents. Avelo’s refreshingly convenient, reliable and caring service ensures our Customers arrive ready for some fun in the sun.”


Also commenting on the new service, Wilmington International Airport’s Director, Jeff Bourk, said,


“It’s a great day! Not only do we have expanded service from Avelo Airlines but, with this addition, we now have new nonstop service to South Florida, which is our top unserved market. We can’t wait for these new Fort Lauderdale flights to start Nov 11th and encourage everyone to check out all of the great low fare options Avelo is offering to our community.”


As also reported this week, Avelo also added four new nonstop routes from Orlando International Airport (MCO) with service to Lexington (Kentucky) and Newport News / Williamsburg (Virginia), as well as Kalamazoo and Lansing (Michigan). With the new services, Avelo will now offer seven routes to and from Orlando, including New Haven (Connecticut), Wilmington (North Carolina), and Washington, D.C./Baltimore.


Avelo Airlines' Schedule Between Wilmington, N.C. and Fort lauderdale, FL - Courtesy Avelo Airlines



Launched on April 28, 2021, Avelo Airlines was founded with the simple purpose of inspiring travel. The carrier operates a fleet of 10 single-class Next Generation Boeing 737s and offers customers a refreshingly smooth experience, convenience, and low everyday fares. The carrier plans on expanding their fleet to 15 aircraft by early 2023. Avelo currently serves 29 popular destinations across the U.S. from their bases at Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR), Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN) and Orlando International Airport (MCO).



Source: Avelo Airlines