Insider - Thomas Pallini 

America's newest airline was already facing an uphill battle by launching during a pandemic, but now it has some of the country's largest airlines trying to extinguish its flame before the first flight has even departed. 

Avelo Airlines is launching on April 28 with a whopping 11 initiation routes from Burbank, California near Los Angeles, and an ultra-low-cost business model where passengers pay as little as $19 for a ticket. The highly-anticipated debut comes with CEO Andrew Levy at the helm, a cofounder of Allegiant Air and former chief financial officer of United here

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