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A Message from the Supervisor

“Welcome to Islip, the 3rd largest town in New York State, but with an endearing small town feel. We are so proud of our town…our beaches, golf courses, marinas, parks, housing opportunities for all, businesses, industrial parks, healthcare and educational institutions including our own Islip MacArthur Airport that provides many job opportunities. I sincerely hope you find this website helpful.” Angie

Supervisor and Airport personnel behind mock plane cutout

– Both Routes from just $59* One Way –

June 28th, 2023Breeze Airways, the U.S. only Nice Low Cost Carrier, is adding two new nonstop destinations from Long Island’s MacArthur Airport this week, with a seasonal summer nonstop to Portland, ME, Wednesday, and to Raleigh-Durham, NC, starting Thursday. The new flights are now available from just $59* one way if purchased by July 5, 2023.

“Visiting the beautiful coastal community of Portland, ME or the Research Triangle of North Carolina are great ways to enhance your summer vacation,” said Islip Town Supervisor, Angie Carpenter. “We’re fortunate here in the Town of Islip to have a state-of-the-art airport that offers convenience and ease of travel,” said Supervisor Carpenter.

“Long Island can ‘Feel that Summer Breeze,’ traveling from easy and convenient MacArthur Airport. We love to see our airlines grow, and travelers have so many more choices and great cities to visit this summer,” said MacArthur Airport Commissioner, Shelley LaRose-Arken.

“Who’s ready for a lobster roll?” said David Neeleman, Breeze Airways’ Founder and CEO. “With our new summer service to Portland, ME, and Raleigh-Durham, NC, Breeze now offers six nonstop destinations and two BreezeThru routes as well.”

From Long Island-Islip, NY:

  • Portland, ME (Summer seasonal, Wednesdays and Saturdays, starting June 28, from $59* one way); and
  • Raleigh-Durham, NC (Thursdays and Sundays, starting June 29, from $59* one way).

From Islip, Breeze also offers nonstop service to Charleston, SC; Norfolk, VA; Pittsburgh, PA; and Richmond, VA; plus one-stop/no plane change BreezeThru service to Jacksonville, FL, and New Orleans, LA.

Breeze offers its Guests both bundled and ala carte options known as Nice, Nicer and Nicest. The Nicest bundle includes Breeze Ascent, two checked bags, and complimentary snacks and beverages, including alcohol.

Breeze currently flies both regional and transcontinental flights within the U.S. on a fleet of Embraer 190/195 and Airbus A220-300 aircraft. The carrier has ordered 80 A220s, with options for 40 more. Seat pitch for a Standard Economy seat is 30 inches on the A220s and 31 inches on the E-195s, while seat pitch for Extra Legroom is 32 inches on the A220s and between 34 and 39 inches on the E-195s, depending on the row selected. Ascent features 39 inches of seat pitch, 20.5 inches of seat width, and special features including a footrest for added comfort, and in-seat AC power and USB/C ports.

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. Flights are now on sale at and via the Breeze app.

*Promotion must be purchased by July 5, 2023 (11:59 pm ET), for travel from August 9 to September 2, 2023. Price displayed includes taxes and government fees. Fare prices, rules, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions and blackout dates (8/31, 9/1, and 9/4) may apply. 

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