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Breeze Airways Introduces Service from New Orleans to Raleigh-Durham

and Pittsburgh, Plus One-Stop BreezeThru Service to Hartford and Providence

Fares Start from $59* One Way —


New Orleans –Breeze Airways, the Seriously Nice™ low-fare airline founded by aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman, today announced new service from New Orleans to Pittsburgh, PA, and Raleigh-Durham International in North Carolina, the airline’s 35th destination, next year on February 3 and 16, respectively.  Breeze is also adding new one-stop ‘BreezeThru’ service from New Orleans to Hartford, CT, on February 3 and to Providence, RI, on February 17.


Fares on the nonstop routes start from $59* one-way, if purchased by November 21, for travel by May 16, 2023.


New Orleans, LA, to:

  • Pittsburgh, PA** (Fri and Mon, starting February 3, Nice from $79* one way; Nicer from $109*; Nicest from $149*);
  • Raleigh-Durham, NC (Thurs, Fri, Sun and Mon, starting February 16, Nice from $59* one way; Nicer from $89*).
  • Hartford, CT** (one-stop/no plane change, Thurs, Fri, Sun and Mon, starting February 3); and
  • Providence, RI (one-stop/no plane change, Fri and Mon, starting February 17).

“As Breeze continues to expand their network, we are excited to see even more growth in its operation in New Orleans,” said Kevin Dolliole, Director of Aviation for the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. “This new nonstop service to Pittsburgh and Raleigh-Durham as well as the BreezeThru service to Hartford and Providence will provide convenient options to residents and visitors of the region.”


“Breeze always looks for underserved routes where we can add nonstop flights, low fares and our brand of Seriously Nice service,” said Tom Doxey, Breeze Airways’ President. “We’re thrilled to announce service from New Orleans to Pittsburgh and Raleigh-Durham, our 35th city – as well as BreezeThru service to our Hartford and Providence bases.”


Breeze took flight in May 2021 and has quickly expanded across the U.S. connecting underserved city pairs with fast, efficient flights. The airline’s business model centers around offering affordable fares with plenty of perks including no change and cancellation fees up to 15 minutes prior to departure, free family seating and enhanced seating options including Extra Legroom and First Class seats**.  Guests can choose from a la carte or bundled options to create a travel experience that meets their needs. 


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.   First Class seats feature 39 inches of seat pitch, 20.5 inches of seat width, and special features, such as a footrest, for added comfort, and in-seat AC power and USB/C ports.  


With seamless booking 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. 





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*Promotional fare is only available when booking a new reservation.  Promotion must be purchased by November 21, 2022 (11:59 pm ET) for travel by May 16, 2023. Price displayed includes taxes and government fees. Fare prices, rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice.  Other restrictions may apply. 


** Routes operated with Airbus A200 aircraft with First Class seating available


About Breeze Airways
Breeze Airways began service in May 2021 from 16 destinations primarily in the east and southeast of the United States. One year later, it was ranked as the No. 2 U.S. best domestic airline of 2021 by Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. In 2022, Breeze expanded west across the U.S., including coast-to-coast flights, and now offers 106 nonstop routes between 35 cities in 20 states. Founded by aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman, Breeze operates a fleet of Embraer 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.


Media Contact:

Gareth Edmondson-Jones

Breeze Airways

917 399-9355

[email protected]