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Breeze Airways to Introduce New Nonstop Service to
Jacksonville from New Orleans This Summer 

With 8 Existing Destinations, Breeze Will Now Fly Nonstop from New Orleans to 9 Cities


NEW ORLEANSBreeze Airways, the new low-fare airline from JetBlue founder David Neeleman, is adding with a new route from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to Jacksonville, FL, this summer. Service to Jacksonville will start May 27 on Fridays and Mondays, with Nice fares from $49* one way and Nicer from $99*.
Breeze started flying from New Orleans last summer and will now serve 9 nonstop destinations from there including: Charleston, SC (CHS), Louisville, KY (SDF), Northwest Arkansas (XNA), Norfolk, VA (ORF), West Palm Beach, FL (PBI), Akron-Canton, OH (CAK), Richmond, VA (RIC), Columbus. OH (CMH) and now Jacksonville, FL (JAX).
“We are delighted to see Breeze Airways growing in the New Orleans market,” said Kevin Dolliole, Director of Aviation. “The addition of this new route to Jacksonville is a positive sign that the people of this region are receptive to the service Breeze is offering at MSY.”
Breeze commenced service on May 27, 2021, and has already flown some half million travelers, from 18 cities across 14 states.

  • Based in Salt Lake City, UT, Breeze developed an app to deliver a simple, streamlined travel experience that provides guests with all the self-service tools they need to book, manage, change, and cancel flights.
  • Breeze never charges change or cancellation fees, even up to 15 minutes before departure, and flight credits don’t expire for 24 months.
  • The airline does not have a traditional call center – instead opting to handle Guest requests via text message, Facebook Messenger and email.

*  Introductory fares promotion is only available when booking a new reservation and on select routes. Supply is limited. No advance purchase requirement applies. Promotion must be purchased by March 11, 2022 (11:59 pm ET) for travel by August 31, 2022.  Blackout dates are, but also not limited to, June 30, 2022 through July 5, 2022. Price, rules and routes displayed includes taxes & government fees. Prices, rules, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


David Neeleman, Breeze Airways Founder and CEO is available to discuss:

  • Starting a new airline during a pandemic
  • Nice, Nicer and Nicest:   The low fare airline also offers First Class Seats
  • What’s different between Breeze and JetBlue
  • Growth and jobs

About Breeze Airways:
Breeze Airways, which commenced operations in May 2021, is the nation’s best funded start up airline in history. Breeze provides service between 16 cities across 13 states, growing to 18 cities and 14 states by February 19, 2022. Founded by aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman, the low fare carrier merges kindness and technology to deliver its signature Seriously Nice™ nonstop service between secondary airports, bypassing hubs and saving Guests time and money. The airline recently announced an order of 80 A220-300 aircraft, the first of which will enter service in May, 2022. With Breeze, there are never any change or cancellation fees.
About David Neeleman:
Breeze is Neeleman’s 5th airline start-up after Morris Air, WestJet (Canada), JetBlue, and Azul (Brazil)  Neeleman was the first to create e-ticketing for airlines while at Morris Air.  He received the prestigious Airline Business Award in 2021, recognizing his 3 decades as an industry innovator and, in 2005, the Tony Jannus Award for his contributions to the airline industry.