Akron-Canton’s Largest Airline, Breeze Announces LAX Nonstop Service
West Coast Service Starts May 16, 2024
Published: Tue Jan 23 2024
Akron-Canton, OH (January 23, 2024) – Breeze Airways, the U.S.’ only NLCC, or ‘Nice Low Cost Carrier,’ today announced nonstop service to Los Angeles (LAX) from Akron-Canton (CAK), starting May 16. Breeze recently became CAK’s largest carrier.
“Since we started flying in May 2021, Breeze has continued to add great destinations to our rapidly growing footprint, and now we’re the largest carrier from Akron/Canton with nine nonstop destinations and three BreezeThru routes,” said Breeze CEO and Founder David Neeleman. “The new LAX addition will surely be welcomed as we continue to bring efficient, affordable and elevated travel to underserved markets.”
The new west coast route will be summer seasonal with service on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
“We are thrilled to announce new, nonstop service to Los Angeles from CAK, a route that will provide Northeast Ohio with more options for leisure and business travel,” said Ren Camacho, Akron-Canton Airport President and CEO. “This route exemplifies Breeze Airways’ commitment to expanding connectivity and enhancing the passenger experience to in-demand destinations.”
Recognized by Travel + Leisure readers as one of the Top 5 Best U.S. Airlines in 2022 and 2023, Breeze offers Guests both bundled and a la carte options known as Nice, Nicer and, on flights operated with the Airbus A220-300, Nicest. Breeze offers a mix of more than 150 year-round and seasonal nonstop routes between 49 cities in 27 states.
“Breeze Airways’ new flight from the Akron-Canton Airport to Los Angeles is the latest win for business and leisure travelers in the region, providing the first direct service to California and CAK’s longest round-trip flight ever,” said JobsOhio President and CEO J.P. Nauseef. “JobsOhio’s Air Service Restoration Program is helping to connect this state to more parts of the country, and Breeze’s new route provides CAK travelers unprecedented convenience while boosting Southern California’s access to Northeast Ohio’s people and economy.”
The JobsOhio Air Service Restoration program gives Ohio’s commercial airports the opportunity to work collaboratively through public and private partnerships to retain and restore air service for economic development. The program uses short-term revenue guarantee incentives to encourage carriers to operate at Ohio airports. Over time these partnerships become self-sustaining, driven by business and consumer demand.
With seamless booking, no change or cancellation fees, up to 24-months of reusable flight credit and customized flight features delivered via a sleek and simple app, Breeze makes it easy to buy and easy to fly. Learn more about Breeze’s flight offerings.