Travelers may begin flying on David Neeleman’s new airline Breeze Airways next May as the start-up maps plans to serve “fly-over country” before entering the competitive fray flying coast-to-coast.
Salt Lake City-based Breeze will starting carrying passengers on regularly scheduled flights in May 2021, under a plan submitted to U.S. authorities on Friday. Embraer E190s will operate those early flights, with new Airbus A220-300s joining the fleet from August 2021.
The airline’s initial service plan calls for flights to 15 cities on the East Coast and in the Midwest, South and Texas. Routes will “connect areas of the country known by the pejorative term ‘fly-over country.'”