This Low-cost Airline Is Launching New Flights to North Carolina and Maine From New York — and They Begin at Simply $49

Low-cost airline Breeze Airways is including a brand new pair of low-cost flights from New York to each North Carolina and Maine — simply in time for summer season.

First, the airline will add a nonstop flight from Islip’s Lengthy Island MacArthur Airport to Portland, Maine, beginning on June 28, reps for Breeze shared with Journey + Leisure. The route can be seasonal for the summer season and fares will begin at simply $49 one-way. 

Then on June 29, Breeze will launch a year-round route from Lengthy Island to Raleigh-Durham, N.C. Fares for that flight will begin at $59 one-way.

Along with the newly introduced flights, Breeze will even begin flying to each Richmond, VA, and Pittsburgh, PA, from Lengthy Island in Could. Breeze presently flies nonstop to Charleston, SC, and Norfolk, VA, from Lengthy Island. 

“Portland is our latest Breeze metropolis, beginning subsequent month,” David Neeleman, the founder and CEO of Breeze Airways, stated in a press release offered to T+L. “These two new routes from Islip will give Lengthy Islanders quick, reasonably priced and handy choices to get to each Maine and North Carolina. We’re thrilled to now supply six nonstop and two BreezeThru locations from MacArthur.”

Islip supervisor Angie Carpenter stated within the assertion the brand new routes are a “large alternative for Lengthy Islanders.”

Breeze, which was lately named among the best home airways within the U.S. by T+L readers, has been increasing in latest months, including new cities and new routes.

The airline, first created in 2021 by former JetBlue founder Neeleman, provides vacationers the choice of three worth bundles: “Good,” “Nicer,” and “Nicest,” which features a first-class seat on the airline’s Airbus A220 plane. As well as, Breeze doesn’t cost change or cancellation charges as much as quarter-hour earlier than departure.

The airline has additionally ordered a further 80 new Airbus A220-300 plane so as to add to its fleet.