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RHODE ISLAND T. F. GREEN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CELEBRATES FIRST FLIGHT TO RICHMOND, VA

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Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) today welcomed the first Breeze Airways flight for Richmond, VA (RIC) with refreshments for departing and arriving passengers.  Service between PVD and RIC, available Thursdays and Sundays, is one of five new Breeze Airways seasonal routes that begin serving Rhode Island this summer.

Breeze Airways also recently launched seasonal service to Columbus, OH (CMH), available on Fridays and Mondays.  Breeze will launch its next first flight to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on June 29, followed by service to Savannah, GA (SAV) starting on July 1, 2022.  Service to Jacksonville, FL (JAX) with “BreezeThru” one-stop direct service to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will also resume on July 1, 2022 with service on Fridays and Mondays.

Breeze Airways is the low-fare carrier that merges kindness and technology to deliver its signature “Seriously Nice™” non-stop service between secondary airports, bypassing hubs and saving Guests time and money with no change or cancellation fees. Launched in May, 2021 by aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman, the airline recently announced an order of 80 A220-300 aircraft, the first of which will enter service in May, 2022. This year Breeze Airways will nearly triple the size of its fleet with a total of 30 aircraft to service an expanded network of routes.

The Rhode Island Airport Corporation also reminds travelers that the Condé Nast Traveler (CNT) Readers’ Choice Awards is officially open for voting, and Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport is again in the running as one of the nation’s “Best Airports.” To vote, visit https://www.cntraveler.com/rca/vote and select “Airports” at the top of the page and choose Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) to provide your rating and comments or visit www.pvdairport.com for a link to the survey. Winners are selected entirely by CNT readers and voting is open now through June 30th.

About Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport: A convenient and low-cost gateway to New England, Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) has a large catchment area with 7.5 million residents within 90 minutes of the airport. It attracts passengers from nearby Massachusetts and eastern Connecticut. PVD is located just outside of Providence, Rhode Island. Well known for ease of traveler access, affordable parking, and faster security lines, Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport was named as one of USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Best Small Airports” for 2021, “Top Three” in Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best 2021” Awards and was most recently named 5th “Best Airport” in the U.S. in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. With three Top 5 rankings in 2021, Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport has now earned the distinction of being the only airport in the Northeast to receive honors from all three major travel publications.

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