MYR Celebrates Inaugural Flight Arrival from New Haven, CT on Newest Airline, Avelo

The Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) welcomed its newest air service provider, Avelo Airlines, on Thursday with a traditional ribbon cutting and water cannon salute as part of the celebrated addition of the New Haven, CT market.

“Today is an exciting day for MYR,” said Scott Van Moppes, Director of Airports. “We’re pleased to welcome our 10th and newest airline, Avelo, to the Grand Strand. With their new offering of year-round, nonstop flights to New Haven, Connecticut, tourists and locals alike can benefit from easy connectivity between Myrtle Beach and the Elm City.

“In just under two hours, New Haven residents can look forward to enjoyment of our 60-miles of beautiful South Carolina coastline. Alternatively, MYR locals can look forward to the ability to connect with friends, family and enjoy an abundance of recreational opportunities in New England with their gorgeous autumn leaves and shoreline.

“We have no doubt that this new route will be an exciting addition for our travelers and we thank Avelo for investing in our destination. We look forward to a longstanding, successful partnership.”

Added Karen Riordan, President and CEO of Visit Myrtle Beach, “Avelo Airlines’ nonstop service between New Haven, Connecticut and Myrtle Beach is an exciting opportunity for our residents who now have a convenient way to access this popular region of the Northeast. And travelers from southern Connecticut can have their toes in the sand of our gorgeous beaches after a quick, two-hour flight.”

Avelo will operate year-round flights between MYR and Tweed New Haven Airport (HVN), on a daily schedule with the lone exception of Wednesdays. To book travel, visit