Frontier Airlines flies into 2018 summer season with 56 new routes

Frontier Airlines Colorado Springs

Frontier Airlines commenced four new routes from Colorado Springs this week, with services to Atlanta, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Seattle-Tacoma starting on 8 April, while flights from San Antonio began the following day. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony before the first departure to Seattle-Tacoma was Greg Phillips, Director of Aviation, Colorado Springs Airport. The only route to face direct competition is Atlanta courtesy of Delta Air Lines’ daily rotation.

Frontier Airlines Tampa Austin

Frontier Airlines commenced flights between Austin and Tampa on 8 April, with the Florida airport once again showing its prowess among the aviation culinary masterpiece marketing world by commissioning this fabulous Texas and Austin-designed calorific cake. Posing with the Lone Star state creation are Tampa Airport’s: Maria Cook, Events Manager; Debbie Stokes, Marketing Coordinator; Trudy Brandvold, Marketing Admin Assistant; and Mark Witt, Airport Operations Manager. Frontier Airlines will operate the 1,489-kilometre route twice-weekly (Thursdays and Sundays).

Cincinnati Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines launched not one, or two, but five routes from Cincinnati this week, including Austin, Jacksonville, Raleigh-Durham, San Antonio and San Jose, with the crew seen cutting the ribbon to officially open the route to Florida. With these launches the carrier now serves 19 destinations from Cincinnati either seasonally or year-round.

Frontier Airlines San Antonio

San Antonio greeted the start of five new routes with Frontier Airlines between 8-9 April, with the quintet of services being celebrated with this very informative cake. The routes launched from the Texan city are Cincinnati, Colorado Springs, Orlando, Raleigh-Durham and San Jose, with only Orlando seeing direct competition.

Frontier Airlines Islip

Frontier Airlines commenced a number of services from Long Island MacArthur this week, including Chicago O’Hare which began on 8 April. Among those posing with the ribbon before its cutting are: Trish Bergin Weichbrodt, Islip Town Councilwoman (second left); Angie Carpenter, Islip Town Supervisor (second right); Shelley LaRose-Arken, Airport Commissioner (right). Other routes launched include Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul and San Juan.

Frontier Airlines Omaha

Frontier Airlines inaugurated a number of services from Omaha this week, including Philadelphia, with the airport baking this colourful cake to herald the new service. Other destinations now linked with Omaha courtesy of Frontier include Austin and Las Vegas. Only Las Vegas will face direct competition, with this coming from Southwest Airlines.

Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition
08-Apr Atlanta (ATL) Providence (PVD) A320 (3) Delta Air lines (20)
Austin (AUS) Buffalo (BUF) A320 (2)  
Charlotte Douglas (CLT) A320 (3) American Airlines (31)
Cincinnati (CVG) Allegiant Air (3)
Columbus (CMH) A319 (3)  
Jacksonville (JAX) A320 (2)  
Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) A320 (4) Delta Air Lines (18)
Portland (PDX) A320 (3) Alaska Airlines (7)
Tampa (TPA) A320 (2) Southwest Airlines (8)
Chicago O’Hare (ORD) El Paso (ELP) American Airlines (14), United Airlines (14)
Long Island MacArthur (ISP) A320 (7)  
Colorado Springs (COS) Atlanta (ATL) A319 (3) Delta Air Lines (7) 
Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) A320 (3)  
Seattle-Tacoma (SEA)  
Denver (DEN) Grand Rapids (GRR) A319 (3) United Airlines (13), Southwest Airlines (7)
Jacksonville (JAX) Cincinnati (CVG) A320 (3) Allegiant Air (3)
Long Island MacArthur (ISP) Detroit (DTW)  
San Juan (SJU) A320 (7)  
Omaha (OMA) Las Vegas (LAS) A320 (2) Southwest Airlines (20), Allegiant Air (2)
Orlando (MCO) Albuquerque (ABQ) A320 (3) Southwest Airlines (1)
Tulsa (TUL)  
Philadelphia (PHL) Madison (MSN)  
Raleigh-Durham (RDU) Houston Intercontinental (IAH) United Airlines (26)
Milwaukee (MKE)  
Providence (PVD) A321 (3)  
San Antonio (SAT) Orlando (MCO) A319 (3)  Southwest Airlines (13)
San Jose (SJC) A319 (2)  
San Jose (SJC) Cincinnati (CVG) A320 (3)  
Trenton (TTN) Charleston (CHS)  
Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP)  
Nashville (BNA)  
09-Apr Atlanta (ATL) Long Island MacArthur (ISP) A320 (4)  
Austin (AUS) Albuquerque (ABQ) A320 (3) Southwest Airlines (4), Allegiant Air (2)
Cleveland (CLE) A320 (2) Allegiant Air (2)
Detroit (DTW) A320 (3) Delta Air Lines (20)
Milwaukee (MKE) A320 (2)  
Omaha (OMA) A319 (2)  
Providence (PVD) A320 (3)  
San Jose (SJC) Southwest Airlines (13), Alaska Airlines (7)
Seattle-Tacoma (SEA) A320 (4) Alaska Airlines (12), Delta Air Lines (7)
Denver (DEN) Buffalo (BUF) A319 (4)  
Long Island MacArthur (ISP) Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) A320 (4)  
Omaha (OMA) Philadelphia (PHL) A32S (4)  
Philadelphia (PHL) Grand Rapids (GRR) A320 (2) American Airlines (13)
Indianapolis (IND) American Airlines (38)
Memphis (MEM) A320 (4) American Airlines (20)
Providence (PVD) Charlotte Douglas (CLT) A321 (4) American Airlines (27)
Raleigh-Durham (RDU) Cincinnati (CVG) A319 (4) Delta Air Lines (12), Allegiant Air (2)
Kansas City (MCI) A32S (4) Southwest Airlines (6)
New Orleans (MSY) A320 (2) Allegiant Air (2), Southwest Airlines (2)
San Antonio (SAT)  
San Antonio (SAT) Colorado Springs (COS) A320 (4)  
Cincinnati (CVG) A320 (3)  
San Diego (SAN) Oklahoma City (OKC) A320 (4)  
San Jose (SJC) Atlanta (ATL) Delta Air Lines (20)
Trenton (TTN) Jacksonville (JAX) A320 (3)  
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser w/c 10 April. WF = Weekly frequencies.

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