Low-fare carrier Breeze Airways plans to add five flights from Richmond International Airport

By John Reid Blackwell | Richmond Times-Dispatch

Low-cost airline Breeze Airways said on Tuesday it is adding five new flights at Richmond International Airport to and from several U.S. locations in the next few months.

The new flights from Richmond are part of an overall expansion by the low-fare airline, founded by aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman, that include 35 new routes from 10 cities, coast to coast.

The flights from Richmond are:

• To Jacksonville, Fla., on Thursday and Sunday, starting May 19, with prices ranging from $49 one way to $99;

• To San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday and Saturday, starting May 25, with prices from $99 to $199;

• To Hartford, Conn., on Friday and Monday, starting June 3, with prices from $39  to $89;

• To Las Vegas, Nev., on Thursday and Sunday, starting June 9, with prices from $99 to $199; and

• To Providence, Rhode Island, on Thursday and Sunday, starting June 30, with prices from $49  to $89.

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