• Joe Breitfeller

Frontier Airlines Expands Tampa Base With Five New Routes; Launches Six New Routes to Cancun

Frontier Airlines is launching new service from their Tampa base to Bloomington, IL, Columbus, OH, Green Bay, WI, Rochester, NY and New York-LGA. The carrier is also adding new Cancun service from Baltimore, Boston, Columbus, Detroit, Minneapolis and Raleigh.


Frontier Airlines Airbus A320neo Rendering - Courtesy Frontier Airlines/Airbus

On Tuesday (September 28, 2021), Frontier Airlines announced the expansion of service from their new Tampa base with nonstop flights to five additional destinations, including Bloomington (Illinois), Columbus (Ohio), Green Bay (Wisconsin), Rochester and LaGuardia (New York). With the added service, Frontier now offers 26 nonstop routes from Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Florida. Celebrating the new routes, the airline is offering introductory one-way fares from only $39. To qualify for the promotional fares, tickets must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. EDT on October 3, 2021 for travel on select days from December 2, 2021 and February 16, 2022. Blackout dates include December 22, 2021 through January 4, 2022 (roundtrip purchase not required).

In Tuesday’s announcement, Frontier Airlines’ Senior Vice President of Commercial, Daniel Shurz, said,


“We’re excited to grow in our newest base city, Tampa, with five new nonstop routes beginning right in time for the winter travel season. Tampa continues to shine, literally and figuratively, as a destination people want to visit, especially in the winter months. Moreover, this new service is a convenient, affordable option for Tampa Bay residents to take a trip and explore historic U.S. cities, including Columbus and New York City.”


Also commenting on Frontier’s Tampa network expansion, Tampa International Airport’s CEO, Joe Lopano, added,


“Tampa International Airport welcomes this expanding partnership with Frontier, which clearly recognizes the Tampa Bay area as one of the top places in the country to live, work and visit. Not only do these routes add new low-cost connections for our local residents, but they bring more northern and Midwestern visitors to our award-winning beaches, hotels, restaurants and attractions.”

In a separate press release today (September 28, 2021), Frontier Airlines announced the launch of six new nonstop routes to Cancun international Airport (CUN) this fall with service from Baltimore, Boston, Columbus, Detroit, Minneapolis, and Raleigh-Durham. With the added flights, Frontier now offers 19 nonstop routes to Cancun, more than any other U.S. airline. Celebrating the new Cancun routes, Frontier is offering introductory fares from only $89. To qualify for the promotional fares, tickets must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. EDT on October 3, 2021 for travel on select days from December 16, 2021 and February 16, 2022. Blackout dates include December 22, 2021 through January 4, 2022 (roundtrip purchase not required).


Frontier Airlines' New Service to Cancun and Additional Routes From Tampa International Airport (TPA) - Courtesy Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC) is committed to “Low Fares Done Right.” The Denver-based carrier operates over 100 Airbus A320 Family aircraft and has the largest Airbus A320neo fleet in the U.S., delivering the highest level of fuel-efficiency and noise footprint reduction compared to previous generation models. Frontier offers customers the ability to customize travel to their needs and budget, including base fares, a-la-carte options and one low-priced bundle called the WORKS.


Frontier’s commitment to families includes their ‘Discount Den’ travel club which allows children 14 years and younger to fly free on qualifying flights. The airline’s family friendly FRONTIER Miles loyalty program allows guests to earn one mile for every mile flown and permits the family pooling of miles, making it easier to earn rewards. Frontier currently has around 150 new Airbus aircraft on order, which will help the airline continue to deliver on their mission of providing affordable travel across America.



Source: Frontier Airlines