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Introducing nonstop flights to New Bern, NC

Windsor Locks, CONN. – February 20, 2024 – The Connecticut Airport Authority is pleased to announce that low-cost carrier Breeze Airways will be launching nonstop seasonal service from Bradley International Airport (BDL) to Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN) in New Bern, North Carolina. The flight will begin on May 24 and operate on the Friday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend and then on Thursdays and Sundays moving forward.

“We are thrilled with Breeze Airways’ growing footprint at Bradley International Airport and their addition of new nonstop service to New Bern,” said Kevin A. Dillon, A.A.E., Connecticut Airport Authority Executive Director. “As the airline approaches its third anniversary at Bradley International Airport, we very much appreciate their continued partnership and look forward to the launch of the many exciting destinations.”

This most recent announcement follows news of the airline’s plans to launch additional seasonal, nonstop service in May from BDL to Myrtle Beach, Orlando, Cincinnati and Greenville-Spartanburg, SC. As well as San Diego and Santa Ana, CA, as part of the airline’s BreezeThru service, which includes one stop, but passengers do not have to change planes.

“As one of our first bases of operation, Breeze began service from Bradley International in May 2021,” said Breeze Airways’ President Tom Doxey. “With the four additional routes to the Carolinas and Ohio in the coming months, Breeze now offers 19 nonstop destinations from BDL.”

Breeze currently flies nonstop between BDL and Charleston, SC (CHS), Columbus, OH (CMH), Fort Myers, FL (RSW), Jacksonville, FL (JAX), Las Vegas, NV (LAS), New Orleans, LA (MSY), Norfolk, VA (ORF), Phoenix, AZ (PHX), Raleigh-Durham, NC (RDU), Richmond, VA (RIC), Sarasota, FL (SRQ), Savannah, GA (SAV), Tampa, FL (TPA), and Vero Beach, FL (VRB).

Breeze is also offering 20% off on all roundtrip base fares until February 21 at 11:59pm PST. The discount is on travel from March 6 to Sept. 3, 2024. Travelers should use promo code ‘A220’ at checkout. Breeze’s terms and conditions apply. For more information and to book a ticket, visit


About Bradley International Airport
Bradley International Airport (BDL) is New England’s second-largest airport. Recognized nationally by leading travel publications for its ease of travel, Bradley International Airport is ready to welcome you with new nonstops and expanded services. The award-winning airport is operated by the Connecticut Airport Authority, and its operations are entirely self-funded. The airport contributes nearly $3.6 billion to the regional economy. For more info, visit

About The Connecticut Airport Authority
The CAA was established in 2011 to develop, improve, and operate Bradley International Airport and the state’s five general aviation airports (Danielson, Groton-New London, Hartford-Brainard, Waterbury-Oxford, and Windham). The CAA Board consists of 11 members with a broad spectrum of experience in aviation-related and other industries, as well as government. The goal of the CAA is to make Connecticut’s airports more attractive to new airlines, bring in new routes, and support Connecticut’s overall economic development and growth strategy. For more info, visit

About Breeze Airways
Breeze Airways began service in May 2021 and has been ranked as one of the U.S.’ best domestic airlines for the last two years by Travel + Leisure magazine’s World’s Best Awards (#2 in 2022 and #4 in 2023).  Breeze offers a mix of more than 150 year-round and seasonal nonstop routes between 50 cities in 27 states.  Founded by aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman, Breeze operates a fleet of Embraer 190/195 and Airbus A220-300 aircraft, with a focus on providing efficient and affordable flights between secondary airports, bypassing hubs for shorter travel times. With seamless booking, no change or cancellation fees, up to 24-months of reusable flight credit and customized flight features – including complimentary family seating – delivered via a sleek and simple app, Breeze makes it easy to buy and easy to fly. Learn more about Breeze’s flight offerings via our site or the app.