Yesterday I did one of the coolest remotes in my career. I was at the Capital Region International Airport to celebrate the new non stop service between Lansing and Orlando, Florida on Avelo Airlines.

The first outbound flight took place last night. The plane has 180 seats and when I spoke to the pilots, they said it only had a few vacant seats available on the inaugural flight. That's a lot of people taking advantage of the low, introductory, promotional price of only $49 each way. Book your flights and get more information at

Why fly Lansing? Non stop flights mean that you have a really good chance that your luggage won't be lost during a connecting flight. I try to fly non stop anytime I fly anywhere, for that reason. Also, the convenience of not having to drive to Detroit, deal with parking, travel the massive terminals to get to your gate 2 hours before it's scheduled to depart. Parking at the Capital Region International Airport is safe, convenient and it's close to the terminal. The walk is short. It's a time saver.

Avelo Air will be offering flights every Thursday and every Sunday. That gives you the chance to visit Florida for a long weekend or a week or more. You can fly out on Thursday, have an amazing weekend and head back Sunday. Otherwise you can fly out either day and take a trip the length you would like.

It was a great event. The customers that were first to fly were treated to catered food and beverages prior to the flight, there were plenty of dignitaries that spoke about the importance of new airlines and services in Lansing. Let's make it easier for people to come to Lansing while offering locals the ease of flying out non stop to desired destinations.

I am looking forward to the new non stop service to Orlando and am planning a trip soon.

Avelo Airlines New Non Stop Service To Orlando From Lansing

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