TUL Welcomes Breeze Airways, Gains Three New Nonstop Routes

TULSA, OK – May 21, 2021 – The newest carrier to take to the skies in the United States is coming to Tulsa. Breeze Airways today announced that it will begin nonstop service from Tulsa International Airport (TUL) to three new destinations. Year-round, nonstop service to Tampa International Airport (TPA), begins on June 4, 2021, and to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and San Antonio International Airport (SAT) on July 15, 2021. To celebrate the launch of the airline, introductory fares begin as low as $39* one-way on www.flybreeze.com and on the Breeze app.

Tulsa will launch as one of the initial 16 cities in the Breeze route network. Breeze is the fifth airline founded by aviation pioneer, David Neeleman, who previously started JetBlue Airways, WestJet, Azul, and Morris Air. The airline will be the seventh currently serving the Tulsa market.

“Breeze is excited to be announcing service from Tulsa,” said David Neeleman, Founder and CEO of Breeze Airways. “There are a significant number of unserved markets from there that will provide us with many years of growth opportunities. And we’re thrilled to be able to give Tulsa residents nonstop service so they can get where they want to go twice as fast for half the cost.”

“To be selected as one of the original cities in the Breeze network is a testament to the Tulsa community and the attractiveness of our market,” said Alexis Higgins, CEO of Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust. “We are thrilled to welcome Breeze as our seventh airline at TUL and are excited about the new destinations they are adding to the route map from Tulsa.”

Branded as the new “Seriously Nice” U.S. carrier, Breeze Airways will operate 13 single-class Embraer aircraft this summer, flying routes with an average flight length under two hours. The ten E190 jets will be configured to seat 108 Guests while the three E195 aircraft will have 118 seats. Guests may choose from fares that include ‘Nice’ seats, or ‘Nicer’ seats with extra legroom. All Embraer aircraft will be a two-by-two seat configuration, so there are no middle seats. Breeze will start taking delivery of 60 brand new Airbus A220 aircraft, beginning in October of this year, expanding the network nationwide. The A220s will include a premium cabin, called ‘Nicest’ seating, in a two-by-two configuration at the front of the plane. The remainder of the aircraft will feature a two-by- three seat configuration.

“Becoming a globally competitive, world-class city, means we not only have great infrastructure on the ground, but also a variety of options in the air,” Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum said. “Since its inception, Tulsa has been home to innovative and forward-thinking companies who decided they wanted to start doing business here. I want to thank Breeze Airways for thinking of Tulsa as they work to grow their business, and I want to encourage Tulsans and visitors to consider this new way to get to and from our great city.”

Service information from Tulsa International Airport (TUL)

  • Tampa International Airport (TPA)
    • Service begins June 4, 2021 (year-round)
    • Operates three times per week on Monday, Friday, Saturday
  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
    • Service begins July 15, 2021 (year-round)
    • Operates four times per week on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday
  • San Antonio International Airport (SAT)
    • Service begins July 15, 2021 (year-round)
    • Operates four times per week on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday

*$39 fare is available on select flights. Seats are limited. Must be purchased by June 1, 2021 for travel through February 15, 2022. Price displayed includes taxes & government fees. Fare rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Restrictions apply.

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. For those interested in applying for employment with Breeze Airways, please visit: https://jobs.flybreeze.com/

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