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Spokane International adds carrier to service Southern California

 

Last updated 3/23/2022 at 6:08am

Photo by Bruce Snyder/Avelo Airlines

Passengers will be aboard a Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft on flights to Hollywood Burbank Airport.

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — Avelo Airlines will soon be providing nonstop service from Spokane to Hollywood Burbank. The news announced in a March 10 press release will see introductory one-way fares between Spokane International Airport (SIA) and Hollywood Burbank Airport starting at $69. Fare’s must be booked by March 24 to receive the introductory rate.

Avelo operates the Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft series. The service is offered on Wednesdays and Saturdays, with the inaugural flight lifting off on May. 25.

“Say hello to Avelo. Getting to Southern California from Spokane and the Northern Idaho area is now easier and more affordable than ever and Hollywood Burbank Airport is LA’s most convenient gateway,” Avelo Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy said in the release. “Whether you are coming to soak in some Southern California sun or enjoy the region’s world-famous restaurants, shopping, sports and entertainment, Avelo will save you time and money so you can enjoy even more of what LA has to offer.”

Spokane Airport Board Chair Collins Sprague was happy to welcome Avelo Airlines aboard.

“This new service provides a convenient nonstop option for both our region’s business travelers connecting with clients in Southern California and leisure travelers looking to visit family—or enjoy the many tourist attractions and activities that the Los Angeles area has to offer,” Sprague said.

SIA CEO Larry Krauter said the LA Basin is an essential market for the airport.

“The addition of Burbank to the Airport’s nonstop offerings helps to fulfill high passenger demand between the Spokane/Coeur d’ Alene Region and Southern California, just in time for the summer travel season,” he said. “It also allows an affordable opportunity for residents in the Los Angeles area to visit and explore our region.”

 

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