Skip to main content

Columbia Business Monthly

Breeze Airways Announces Service from GSP with Five Destinations, Including Los Angeles

Jan 23, 2024 12:03PM ● By David Dykes

Breeze Airways announced Jan. 23, 2024, the airline will begin new service at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in May, including flights to Los Angeles, CA.

“Breeze is thrilled to add Greenville-Spartanburg to our route map, as we connect cities without existing nonstop service,” said Breeze Airways founder and CEO David Neeleman.

Breeze will offer nonstop service to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA, Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT, Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport (PVD) in Providence, RI, Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL, and Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL.

Breeze will be the eighth major airline to serve GSP, and will inaugurate the airport’s first nonstop service to Los Angeles, Hartford and Providence.  

“We applaud Breeze Airway’s decision to launch new service at GSP and particularly their plans to launch the Western Carolina region’s first and only nonstop flights to Los Angeles, Hartford and Providence/Boston. These markets have been among our most requested destinations and GSP is thrilled to make this new service a reality,” said Dave Edwards, president and CEO of Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District. 

He added, “Our region has experienced a steady increase in the number of people from the Northeast and West Coast who have chosen to live and work in the Carolinas. Breeze’s new service significantly enhances our region’s accessibility, and we are confident that these flights will result in new investment in our business and tourism sectors.”

“Greater accessibility and air service connections benefit tourism, broader economic development, and our local residents' quality of life,” said Heath Dillard, President and CEO of VisitGreenvilleSC. “These five new direct GSP flights from Breeze Airways will propel economic growth and bring intangible benefits that help elevate the Greenville community and the entire Upstate region.”

Breeze will begin service at GSP with twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays starting May 3, 2024, using Airbus A220-300 aircraft. Fares on the new routes start from $49 one-way, if purchased by Jan. 29, for travel by Sept. 3, 2024.

Special Introductory Fares to:

·         Los Angeles, CA from $139* one way. Service starting May 24.

·         Harford, CT from $69* one way. Service starting May 24.

·         Providence, RI from $79*one way. Service starting May 3.

·         Orlando, FL from $49* one way. Service starting May 24.

·         Tampa, FL from $49* one way. Service starting May 10.

(* Fare promotion is available only when booking a new reservation.  Promotion must be purchased by Jan. 29, 2024 (11:59 pm ET), for travel through Sept. 3, 2024. Price displayed includes taxes and government fees. Fare prices, rules, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Any changes or modifications to qualifying promotional.)

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). 

GSP is served by eight major airlines. In 2022, GSP was recognized by its customers and Airports Council International as the Best Airport of two to five million Passengers. 

The airport is also a hub for air cargo, including flights regularly flown to and from Europe, Mexico, Asia, and points across the United States.