Frontier jets from Orlando to St Thomas
Frontier took off from Orlando to St Thomas on 19 February, with the 2,006-kilometre route operating twice-weekly.
It competes directly with Spirit, which has a seven-weekly offering from March.
Frontier’s Orlando – St Thomas will be joined by Miami to the Caribbean island from 7 March. It too will be twice-weekly.
This year, Frontier has 18 routes to/from the Caribbean involving four Caribbean airports (Punta Cana, Santo Domingo, San Juan, and St Thomas) and eight in the US (Atlanta, Chicago O’Hare, Miami, Newark, Orlando, Philadelphia, Raleigh Durham and St Louis).
Philadelphia to San Juan is its top Caribbean route, with almost 190,000 two-way seats and up to 14 weekly departures.