For most airlines the idea of being seen as “basic” is not appealing. Upstart Avelo, however, does not seem to mind. Indeed, the company celebrates that as a compelling part of its passenger experience.
This time is different: Avelo sees a strong future as it launches Wilmington, DE base
Wilmington, Delaware is on the air world map. Again. Avelo launched operations on 1 February 2023, with Orlando the first of five initial destinations planned, and more on the horizon.
During the inaugural flight I sat down with CEO Andrew Levy to understand in more detail why he felt Wilmington was ready for long-term success with an airline – something that has eluded the airport and the state previously – and what other growth we can expect from Avelo in the years ahead.