Breeze Airways ready for flights serving the Hammock Coast® in 2024

13 Nov

Breeze Airways ready for flights serving the Hammock Coast® in 2024

The Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR), which serves South Carolina’s Hammock Coast®, has announced the exciting arrival of Breeze Airways, the newest airline to join the airport’s fast-growing list of carriers.

Breeze, known for its commitment to making travel simple, affordable, and enjoyable, will offer “seriously nice” flight options for Hammock Coast travelers, starting next year. Beginning in February, the airline will launch twice weekly flights to Providence, Rhode Island. Additional twice-weekly flights to Tampa, Florida, and Charleston, West Virginia, will begin on May 10, 2024.

Breeze Airways is known for its commitment to making travel simple, affordable, and enjoyable. (Photo provided by Breeze Airways)

“We’re elated that Breeze Airways is set to take off from MYR, bringing new and exciting nonstop flights to high-demand markets: Tampa, Providence and Charleston,” said Judi Olmstead, director of airports at Myrtle Beach International Airport. “Our team listens to customer feedback and consistently strives to acquire new air service offerings and these destinations are some of the most requested by our valued travelers. We look forward to partnering with Breeze and extend our sincere gratitude for their investment in our community.”

The Myrtle Beach International Airport is a gateway to the Hammock Coast. In addition to Breeze, MYR is served by Allegiant, American, Avelo, Delta, Frontier, Porter, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country and United. Learn more at:

Breeze provides nonstop service between underserved routes across the U.S. at affordable fares. With seamless booking, no change or cancellation fees and customized flight features, Breeze makes it easy to buy and easy to fly. Along with the new routes, Breeze is also currently offering 35 percent off base fares for roundtrip bookings using the promo code ‘BENICE,’ which is applicable also on the new routes into MYR.

“Breeze’s focus is on connecting underserved markets, adding nonstops between cities without existing service,” said Breeze Airways’ President Tom Doxey. “As we introduce service from Myrtle Beach, we’re proud to bring affordable and convenient new travel options to three new destinations.”

Myrtle Beach International Airport serves South Carolina’s Hammock Coast. (Photo by Mark A. Stevens/Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce)

Recognized by Travel + Leisure readers as one of the Top 5 Best U.S. Airlines for the second consecutive year, Breeze offers guests both bundled and a la carte options known as Nice, Nicer and, on flights operated with the Airbus A220-300, Nicest. The Nicest bundle includes two checked bags, priority boarding and Breeze Ascent—the carrier’s premium inflight experience featuring 2×2 recliner-style seating and complimentary snacks and beverages, including alcohol.  

Breeze doesn’t charge change or cancellation fees up to 15 minutes prior to departure and offers other benefits such as free family seating and a la carte pricing. 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 via its website or the app.

Breeze Airways began service in May 2021 and has been ranked as one of the U.S.’ best domestic airlines for the last two years by Travel + Leisure magazine’s World’s Best Awards (#2 in 2022 and #4 in 2023).  Breeze offers a mix of more than 150 year-round and seasonal nonstop routes between 46 cities in 27 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 hubs for shorter travel times.

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The Tourism Marketing Commission oversees marketing for Georgetown County under the moniker and registered trademark of South Carolina’s Hammock Coast®. The Hammock Coast is one of South Carolina’s most popular vacation destinations, wowing visitors with some of the Palmetto State’s premier beaches, award-winning golf, Lowcountry charm and abundant eco-activities. At the heart of the area’s appeal is the casual charm it provides, delivering a surplus of family-friendly activities and is located between Myrtle Beach to the north and Charleston to the south. The Hammock Coast can also be found on the social media sites Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

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