Avelo Airlines Takes Off in Lexington with Nonstop Service to Orlando

Very low one-way fares to Orlando start at $49

October 19, 2022 – Avelo Airlines today begins service from Lexington, Kentucky with exclusive nonstop service to Orlando’s most convenient airport, Orlando International Airport (MCO). Arriving at MCO now means getting to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and Orlando’s most popular hotels and resorts takes half the time, allowing more time to explore local attractions and Central Florida.

Very low one-way fares between Lexington’s Blue Grass Airport (LEX) and MCO start at $49*. Customers can make reservations at AveloAir.com.Avelo will also begin serving Tampa via Tampa International Airport (TPA) beginning November 12.

LEX’s new Avelo routes will operate on Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. The new routes will operate on Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. Flights to and from MCO will be twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays through October 23 and will switch to Wednesdays and Saturdays beginning October 26. Avelo will also begin serving Tampa from LEX on November 12. Specific dates, times and fares can be found at AveloAir.com.

Avelo Airlines Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy said, “Lexington – it’s officially time to say hello to Avelo! We are excited to begin service in Kentucky’s Bluegrass region. Getting to The Sunshine State is now more affordable and easier than ever with Orlando being 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 in the Theme Park Capital of the World.”

Blue Grass Airport President and CEO Eric Frankl said, “Today, the arrival of Avelo Airlines at Blue Grass Airport comes with much anticipation. What a fantastic opportunity for central Kentuckians to enjoy affordable fares, large aircraft and exceptional service!  As one of the top travel destinations from Lexington, we are confident service to the Orlando area will continue to flourish with the addition of these non-stop flights to Orlando International Airport.  “

Orlando: Theme Park Capital of the World

Wonder awaits in Orlando with endless excitement and unforgettable adventures. Whether it’s a trip for families, couples, single travelers or a group of friends, Orlando is the perfect destination that ensures a memorable vacation filled with unique experiences for every visitor. While Orlando is known as the Theme Park Capital of the World for its incredible parks and attractions, there’s so much more to enjoy. The destination is also home to sizzling nightlife and a vibrant entertainment scene, craft breweries, wineries, professional sports teams and so much more.

About Avelo Airlines

Avelo Airlines was founded with a simple purpose — to Inspire Travel. The airline offers Customers time and money-saving convenience, low everyday fares, and a refreshingly smooth and caring experience through its Soul of Service culture. Operating a fleet of Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, Avelo serves 31 popular destinations across the U.S., including its three bases at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR), Southern Connecticut’s Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN) and Orlando International Airport (MCO). For more information visit AveloAir.com or the Avelo Newsroom at AveloAir.com/Newsroom.

Avelo Airlines Media Contact:
Courtney Goff | 501-258-2931 | cgoff@aveloair.com

*Very low, one-way fares include government taxes and fees. Fares start at $49 and must be booked by October 26, 2022. Fares are available on a limited number of flights and seats. Additional fees for carry-on and checked bags, assigned seats and other optional services may apply. A $20 charge per seated traveler applies to all bookings or changes made through Avelo’s Customer Support Center. For full terms and conditions, please see Avelo’s Contract of Carriage.

About Blue Grass Airport

Located in Lexington, Kentucky, Blue Grass Airport celebrates 77 years of commercial air service as Kentuckians “Get Going” with non-stop and connecting flights to hundreds of destinations worldwide. Serving as many as 1.4 million passengers annually, the airport focuses daily on fulfilling its vision of providing a welcoming approach connecting Kentucky and the world. The airport supports the region with approximately 3,475 jobs and a total economic output exceeding $370 million. Receive the latest airport news by liking us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bluegrassairport, or following us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/bgairport.

Media Contact

Lauren Simmerman
Community Relations Manager
Blue Grass Airport