Frontier Airlines launched services between Denver and Hartford on 28 March, with the latter becoming a new station on the ULCC’s network. To celebrate the route opening, a ribbon cutting ceremony was performed. Among those taking part was Director of Corporate Communications, Frontier Airlines (third left).
- Frontier Airlines launched flights between Denver (DEN) and Hartford (BDL) on 28 March, with the latter airport becoming a new station on the airline’s network. The carrier will operate the 2,681-kilometre sector three times weekly using A320s. It becomes the third airline to serve the airport pair, with United Airlines (daily) and Southwest Airlines (six times weekly) already having well established services between the two airports. Frontier Airlines will add two further routes to Hartford this summer, with it planning services from Raleigh-Durham and Orlando, due to begin on 30 April and 1 May respectively. Hartford Airport, also known as Bradley International, handled just under 6.67 million passengers in 2018, representing a 3.6% increase versus 2017. Of those passengers, 158,109 flew on international services, accounting for 2.3% of passengers. The airport’s biggest carrier by passenger numbers is American Airlines, with it carrying 1.6 million passengers to/from the airport in 2018 based on airport statistics.