TULSA, OK – March 8, 2022 –Today Breeze Airways announced their plans to add seasonal nonstop service between Tulsa and Nashville (BNA) beginning June 2, 2022. Nashville will be the 25th nonstop destination served from Tulsa International Airport.
Breeze, which began service in May 2021 primarily in the east and southeast of the United States, is now expanding across the U.S. with 77 routes between 28 cities in 18 states. The new U.S. low-fare airline is adding 35 routes this summer from 10 new cities. Tulsa was one of the initial 16 cities in the Breeze route network, and the airline has offered nonstop service from Tulsa to Tampa (TPA) since June 2021.
“Traveling between two of the top music cities in the United States just became easier with Breeze Airways’ new nonstop between Tulsa and Nashville,” said Andrew Pierini, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Tulsa International Airport. “We are excited for fans, musicians and tourists to be able to fly nonstop to enjoy what all each city has to offer.”
“I am thrilled to join TIA in welcoming yet another nonstop flight to Tulsa,” Mayor G.T. Bynum said. “More Tulsans than ever before are being connected to different parts of the United States with nonstop service, and this announcement is another a testament to the kind of city we are building where continued growth is made possible.”
New service information from Tulsa International Airport (TUL)
Nashville International Airport (BNA)
- Flights operate Thursday and Sunday, starting June 2, 2022
- Introductory fares: Nice fare from $49* one way; Nicer from $89*; Nicest from $99*; summer seasonal route.
*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.
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.
Introducing the Airbus A220
The new Tulsa – Nashville route will be operated by Breeze’s new A220-300 aircraft. Breeze has ordered 80 A220-300 aircraft, with options for 40 more that will be delivered one per month for six years. The airline will more than double its fleet this year, from 13 Embraer 190 and 195 aircraft to 30 aircraft, including 13 Airbus A220s and four additional Embraer E-jets.
Breeze’s initial A220 aircraft deliveries will feature 126 seats, including 36 First Class seats in a two-by-two configuration, 10 Extra Legroom seats, and 80 Standard Economy seats in a two-by-three configuration. The A220 seat configuration is dynamic however and later deliveries will offer 137 total seats, 12 First Class seats, 45 Extra Legroom seat and 80 Standard Economy seats onboard.
Guests may choose from three price bundles that are offered as ‘Nice’, ‘Nicer’, and ‘Nicest’ service. Guests may even choose a Nice or Nicer bundle and buy an upgrade to a First Class seat.
“The A220-300 is a game-changer for us as we now add long haul flights and transcontinental service,” said Breeze’s Founder and CEO David Neeleman. “The Airbus aircraft embodies the Breeze ideal of merging kindness with technology, pairing unrivaled passenger comfort with eco-friendly efficiency. With the A220, Breeze is giving our Guests the widest cabin, highest ceiling, largest windows and biggest overhead stowage in this class, while still managing to burn 25% less fuel, with half the noise footprint of past generations.”
Seat pitch for a Standard Economy seat on the A220s is 30 inches, 29 inches on the E-190 aircraft and 31 inches on the E-195s, while seat pitch for Extra Legroom is 32 in on the A220s, between 33 and 39 inches on the E-190s, depending on the row selected, and between 34 and 39 inches on the E-195s. 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. All seats on Breeze’s Airbus fleet are fitted with in-seat AC power and USB/C ports.
Breeze’s new A220-300 will also serve their Tampa route out of TUL starting May 5, 2022.
About Breeze Airways
Founded by aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman, Breeze Airways is a new low cost airline offering point-to-point flights from smaller secondary airports, bypassing hubs for shorter travel times. Breeze’s team is a group of aviation experts and fanatics, working day and night to build a ‘Seriously Nice’ airline. Breeze’s mission is to make the world of travel simple, affordable and convenient, using technology, ingenuity and kindness to improve the travel experience.
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