Frontier Airlines shuffles into Buffalo

Frontier Airlines Tampa to Buffalo

Tampa Airport once again got creative with its baking marketing to celebrate Frontier Airlines’ new service to Buffalo. Seen posing with the Niagara Falls-inspired cake are: Christopher Minner, EVP of Marketing and Real Estate, Tampa Airport; Richard Oliver, Corporate Communications, Frontier Airlines; and Joe Lopano, CEO of Tampa Airport. Oliver and Lopano also carried out the ribbon cutting ceremony. Flights on the route will operate four times weekly.

Celebrations were also held in Buffalo to welcome Frontier Airlines’ new service from Tampa on 6 December. Among the highlights of the first flight ceremony was a ribbon cutting, while passengers were all given decorative biscuits. Flights from Miami, Orlando and Southwest Florida were inaugurated on 10 December, while services from Denver will begin on 9 April next year. Photo credit: Joe Gerardi.

  • Frontier Airlines launched flights to Buffalo (BUF) on 6 December, with it becoming the carrier’s latest destination. The first route to the New York State airport was from Tampa (TPA), while links from Orlando (MCO), Miami (MIA) and Southwest Florida (RSW) were inaugurated on 10 December. Along with the four Floridian connections, the ULCC will link Buffalo to its home hub of Denver from 9 April next year. Along with the new links to Buffalo, Frontier has also added a further two spokes to its Southwest Florida (RSW) network, while an international service from Kansas City (MCI) has been launched to Cancún (CUN). The average frequency of the seven routes started by Frontier this week is 3.9, while the mean sector length is 1,849 kilometres. 
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition
06-Dec Tampa (TPA) Buffalo (BUF) A320 (4) Southwest Airlines (13)
10-Dec Miami (MIA) A320 (3)  
Orlando (MCO) A320 (7) Southwest Airlines (18), JetBlue Airways (7)
Southwest Florida (RSW) A320 (3)  
Grand Rapids (GRR) Southwest Airlines (1)
Kansas City (MCI)  
11-Dec Kansas City (MCI) Cancún (CUN) A320 (4) American Airlines (1)
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser data for w/c 12 December 2017. WF = Weekly Frequency.

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