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New Routes of the Day – Americas (1 November 2021): Frontier from Miami

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Frontier launched four new routes from Miami on Monday 1 November. The ULCC began 2-weekly service to Memphis, Portland PWM, St. Louis and Syracuse using its fleet of A320neos. Only the Portland route is not already served by American, with Southwest also competing on the St. Louis route. Additional new routes were launched by Frontier from Miami on 2 November to New York SWF (3-weekly) and Norfolk (2-weekly), followed on 4 November by Albany and Rochester (both operated 2-weekly). Buffalo service began on 7 November.

Now serving 32 destinations non-stop from Miami

As a result, Frontier is now operating 106 weekly departures from Miami, spread across 32 non-stop destinations. The average weekly frequency on these routes is just 3.3, with only Atlanta, Denver, Las Vegas and Philadelphia served at least daily in November. The Las Vegas route is the longest at 3,500 kilometres, while the Nassau route is the shortest at just 295 kilometres. Apart from Nassau (Bahamas), Frontier offers five other international routes from Miami to Cancun (Mexico), Guatemala City (Guatemala), Montego Bay (Jamaica), Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) and Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic).

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Frontier’s seventh busiest airport

According to Cirium Data and Analytics, Miami is Frontier’s seventh busiest airport in November. Orlando leads the way with 393 weekly departures, followed by Denver (373), Las Vegas (297), Philadelphia (140), Atlanta (135) and Tampa (110). Then comes Miami with 106. Pre-pandemic, in November 2019, the airline’s top five airports for weekly departures were Denver (493), Orlando (291), Las Vegas (240), Philadelphia (132) and Tampa (83). Miami ranked just 13th.

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