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Breeze Adding New Nonstop Route from New Orleans

Route Starting in November with Fares From $49* One Way –-


New Orleans, LA (July 18, 2023) – Breeze Airways, the newest, nicest domestic low-fare airline, announced today that it will be adding its 14th nonstop destination to Fort Myers, FL, with seasonal service in winter and spring.

The new route will begin November 2 with service on Thursdays and Sundays and fares starting from just $49* one way, if purchased by July 24, 2023.

From New Orleans, LA to: 

  • Fort Myers, FL (Winter/Spring seasonal, Thurs and Sun, starting Nov 2, Nice from $49* one way).

From New Orleans, Breeze also offers nonstop service to Bentonville-Fayetteville, AR; Charleston, SC; Hartford, CT; Jacksonville, FL; Los Angeles, CA; Louisville, KY; Norfolk, VA; Orlando, FL; Pittsburgh, PA; Raleigh-Durham, NC; Richmond, VA; Savannah, GA; and Tulsa, OK.  Breeze now offers 58 nonstop routes in and out of Florida.

“Breeze continues to blow us away with yet another nonstop destination from New Orleans,” said Kevin Dolliole, Director of Aviation for the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. “We encourage the New Orleans community to take advantage of this new flight to Fort Meyers, FL. A special thank you goes out to Breeze Airways for offering this convenient, low-cost service at our airport.”

“We have continued to see great demand from Louis Armstrong International Airport,” said David Neeleman, Founder and CEO of Breeze Airways, “As we continue to grow our base at MSY, we are always looking for more opportunities. With this route, we hope that it will allow our Guests to more easily and affordably travel to and from the Sunshine State.”

Breeze offers its Guests both bundled and ala carte options known as Nice, Nicer and, on flights operated with the Airbus A220-300, Nicest. The Nicest bundle includes Breeze Ascent, two checked bags, and complimentary snacks and beverages, including alcohol.  

Breeze flies both regional and transcontinental flights on a fleet of Embraer 190/195 and Airbus A220 aircraft. The carrier has ordered 80 A220s, with options for 40 more.  

Seat pitch for a Standard Economy seat is 30 inches on the A220s and 31 inches on the E-195s, while seat pitch for Extra Legroom is 32 inches on the A220s and between 34 and 39 inches on the E-195s, depending on the row selected. Ascent features 39 inches of seat pitch, 20.5 inches of seat width, and special features including a footrest for added comfort, and in-seat AC power and USB/C ports.  

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. Flights are now on sale at www.flybreeze.com and via the Breeze app. 




*$49 Nice promotion is available only when booking a new reservation for travel between MSY-RSW. Promotion must be purchased by July 24, 2023 (11:59 pm ET). MSY-RSW promotion valid only for travel from November 2, 2023, through January 9, 2024. Promotion excludes travel on November 18, 2023, through November 27, 2023, and December 21, 2023, through January 8, 2024. Price displayed includes taxes and government fees. Fare prices, rules, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.  


** Route operated by A220 aircraft






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 35 cities in 21 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. Flights are on sale at flybreeze.com and via the Breeze app.