Breeze Airways ™ debuted as Travel + Leisure’s #2 Best US Domestic Airline

SALT LAKE CITY-(WIRE OF BUSINESS)-Breeze Airways, the Seriously Nice ™ new U.S. low-fare airline founded by aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman, was ranked second among the 10 best U.S. domestic airlines in 2021, according to Travel + Leisure readers.

Every year Travel + Leisure it hosts the World’s Best Awards survey distributed to its readers. The survey asks readers to share their insights from their travels, expressing thoughts on resorts, hotels, cruise ships, cities, and more.

In the airlines category, readers ranked their top choices based on cabin comfort, flight service, food, customer service, and value. T+L readers noticed Breeze’s affordability, spacious legroom, good flight crew, and easy online booking system.

“We started service around Memorial Day last year, running only for seven months of 2021,” said David Neeleman, Breeze Airways Chairman and CEO. “To be named among the likes of Hawaiian, JetBlue, Delta, and Alaska on a list of top U.S. domestic airlines in 2021 is a great honor and a testament to the hard work our Team Members make every day. Together, we make the Seriously Nice ™ airline, by making travel easy, affordable, and flexible for our Guests. This recognition shows that we are on the right path … and we are just getting started! ”

The list, which typically consists of five airlines, has been expanded to 10 this year due to the growing number of U.S. domestic airline carriers. Breeze is No. 2, entering just behind Hawaiian Airlines. Next to Breeze is JetBlue at No. 3, Alaska Airlines at No. 4, and Delta Airlines at No. 5.


About Breeze Airways

Breeze Airways service began in May 2021 from 16 destinations mainly in the east and southeast of the United States. In 2022, Breeze will expand west across the U.S., including coast-to-coast flights, and now offers 87 nonstop routes between 30 cities in 18 states. Founded by aviation entrepreneur David Neeleman, Breeze operates a fleet of Embraer 190/195 and Airbus A220-300 aircraft, with a focus on providing efficient and affordable flights between secondary airports, bypassing the hubs for shorter travel times. With seamless booking, no change or cancellation fees, up to 24 months of reusable flight credit and customized flight features-including complimentary family seats-delivered through a sleek and simple app, Breeze makes it easy the purchase and easy to fly. Flights are sold at and through the Breeze app.