Portland, ME (January 30, 2024) – Breeze Airways, the U.S.’ only NLCC, or ‘Nice Low Cost Carrier,’ today announced that it would be adding a new seasonal route to Raleigh-Durham from Portland’s JetPort, as well as one stop/no plane change BreezeThru service to Jacksonville, both starting May 24.
The new nonstop will operate twice weekly, on Mondays and Fridays, with introductory fares starting from $79* one way, if booked by February 5 for travel by September 3, 2024.
From Portland, ME to:
·Raleigh-Durham, NC (Seasonal, Mondays and Fridays, starting May 24, Nice from $79* one way); and
·Jacksonville, FL (One stop/no change of plane service, Mondays and Fridays starting May 24).
"We are thrilled to have Breeze Airways announce non-stop service to Raleigh/Durham," said Paul Bradbury, Airport Director. "In just eight months, Breeze has grown to eight non-stop destinations from Portland and our customers are really enjoying the 'seriously nice' service that is offered onboard. We appreciate the continued investment into the Portland market by Breeze and are looking forward to the upcoming summer season!"
“We are always looking to connect cities with fast, efficient nonstop service and we expect this new route to Raleigh-Durham will be a hit for our Guests in Portland,” said Breeze Airways’ President Tom Doxey. “We are excited to bring more affordable and convenient destinations to our Guests in Maine.”
Recognized by Travel + Leisure readers as one of the Top 5 Best U.S. Airlines for the second consecutive year, Breeze offers Guests both bundled and a la carte options known as Nice, Nicer and, on flights operated with the Airbus A220-300, Nicest. The Nicer bundle includes a checked bag and carry-on as well as a premium economy seat in its “extra legroom” section. The Nicest bundle includes two checked bags, priority boarding and Breeze Ascent—the carrier’s inflight experience featuring 2x2 recliner seating and complimentary snacks and beverages, including alcohol.
Breeze doesn’t charge change or cancellation fees up to 15 minutes prior to departure and offers other benefits such as free family seating and a la carte pricing. With seamless booking, no change or cancellation fees, up to 24-months of reusable flight credit and customized flight features delivered via a sleek and simple app, Breeze makes it easy to buy and easy to fly. Learn more about Breeze’s flight offerings via our site or the app.
*$79 Nice promotion is available only when booking a new reservation for travel between PWM-RDU and RDU-PWM. Promotion must be purchased by February 5, 2024 (11:59 pm ET). AVP-MCO and MCO-AVP promotion valid only for travel by September 3, 2024. Price displayed includes taxes and government fees. Fare prices, rules, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Any changes or modifications to qualifying promotional reservations will be subject to fare repricing. A difference in airfare at the current fare price may apply. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.
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About Breeze Airways
Breeze Airways began service in May 2021 and has been ranked as one of the U.S.’ best domestic airlines for the last two years by Travel + Leisure magazine’s World's Best Awards (#2 in 2022 and #4 in 2023). Breeze offers a mix of more than 150 year-round and seasonal nonstop routes between 49 cities in 27 states. Founded by aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman, Breeze operates a fleet of Embraer 190/195 and Airbus A220-300 aircraft, with a focus on providing efficient and affordable flights between secondary airports, bypassing hubs for shorter travel times. With seamless booking, no change or cancellation fees, up to 24-months of reusable flight credit and customized flight features – including complimentary family seating - delivered via a sleek and simple app, Breeze makes it easy to buy and easy to fly. Learn more about Breeze’s flight offerings via our site or the app.