RSW-ORH

JetBlue launched a new winter seasonal service between Fort Myers and Worcester in Massachusetts on Thursday 4 January. The 1,965-kilometre route will initially be maintained 2-weekly, on Thursdays and Sundays, with the A320 aircraft, increasing to daily from 19 February. The airline faces no competition. It complements JetBlue’s recently launched year-round flights from Orlando MCO […]

January 8, 2024 | Latest Route News +

YYZ-RSW

Porter Airlines introduced its latest route to the US with the launch of daily flights between Toronto YYZ and Fort Myers. The 1,910-kilometre service will be maintained by the 132-seat E195 E2 aircraft. The airline will compete directly against 14-weekly Air Canada flights and 10-weekly WestJet services. Flight PD535 departs Toronto YYZ at 16:45 local […]

November 17, 2023 | Latest Route News +

RDU-FLL

Avelo introduced new routes from Raleigh-Durham (IATA code RDU) in North Carolina recently, becoming the ULCC’s latest base. Four new routes, all to Florida, have been added: 16 February: Fort Lauderdale, 4-weekly on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays 16 February: Fort Myers, 3-weekly on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays 17 February: Sarasota/Bradenton, 3-weekly on Mondays, Fridays […]

February 20, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Virgin Tampa

Some 25 US states have non-stop service to Europe this winter, according to Cirium schedule data. New York has more seat capacity than any other, followed by California, Florida, New Jersey and Illinois. Florida has 2.9 million two-way non-stop European seats, down by 16% versus W19. That is despite the launch of Virgin Atlantic’s new […]

North America welcomes 184 routes

Latest daily figures provided by the US TSA show that average weekly passenger numbers passing through US airports are now at around 80% of the level they were back in 2019. With Independence Day falling on a Sunday this year, passenger numbers peaked on 4 July at 85% of the level reported in 2019. However, while […]

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Analysis of Cirium Data and Analytics schedule information for June 2021 and June 2019 shows, for the second month running, that six of the top 12 airports with the biggest increase in the number of flights compared with two years ago are all in Florida. Fort Myers (or Southwest Florida International Airport as it brands […]