The latest airline startup from JetBlue founder David Neeleman officially received a name and is preparing for operations later this year.
Breeze Airways, previously known as Moxy, hopes to operate flights by the end of 2020, out of Salt Lake City. It is currently applying for its airline operating certificate with the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration.
Neeleman is known for starting four other airlines, including WestJet and JetBlue, among others. To start, Breeze is targeting mid-sized U.S. city pairs that have no current non-stop service.
“Breeze will fly non-stop service between places currently without meaningful or affordable service,” said Neeleman. “20 years ago, we brought humanity back to the airline industry with JetBlue. Today, we’re excited to introduce plans for ‘the World’s Nicest Airline’.”
The airline’s own aircraft, 60 new Airbus A220-300 are set to be delivered April 2021. To start, Breeze is using 30 leased Embraer 195 aircraft from Azul.
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