Lansing’s Capital Region International Airport offering flights to Orlando

Direct flights to Orlando, Florida, are coming to Lansing’s airport this fall.

Houston, Texas-based Avelo Airlines, which describes itself as an ultra-low fare airline, will offer two flights a week to Orlando beginning in October from the Capital Region International Airport.

Avelo will be the only airline offering non-stop flights to Orlando from the Lansing area and is likely the first airline to start a regular passenger route out of Lansing in 15 years, said Andrew Levy, CEO of the airline.

Levy spoke to the Lansing State Journal ahead of a public announcement of the new route.

The company will offer an introductory rate of $59 for one-way flights booked by the end of July and completed before Feb. 15. The airline takes bookings at AveloAir.com.

The flights will be on Thursdays and Sundays with regular service beginning Oct. 27.

There will be an introductory flight on Oct. 26, leaving 

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