Breeze Airways takes flight from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport

AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Breeze Airways launched its first non-stop flight from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) to Orlando, Florida (MCO), with fares on the new nonstop routes starting from $75 one-way, if purchased by February 6.

The airline offers flights to MCO on Wednesdays and Saturdays, starting Tuesday, January 30, from $75 one way, which increases to four times weekly from May 23, with service on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

It’s great to have Breeze Airways serving Northeastern Pennsylvania with service to OrlandoOrlando is one of our top destinations, and we are excited that Breeze will provide our area’s families and businesses with convenient, nonstop service there.”

Carl R. Beardsley, Jr., AVP Executive Director.

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The flight came after a ribbon cutting and an announcement promising more regularly scheduled flights set to depart the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport in the future.

“From AVP today we will be starting service twice to Orlando starting in May we will increase to four times weekly service,” said Dustin Cole, of Breeze Airways.

“I am excited to go to Tampa, Florida, especially from my hometown I am thrilled this just makes it so much easier I don’t drive distances so this is perfect,” said Joyce Hunter of Moosic.

The flight was almost sold out with well over 100 passengers.

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