Frontier Airlines begins direct flights from Orlando to St. Thomas
The low-fare airline continues to enhance connectivity with the main Caribbean destinations
Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines today launches new nonstop flights from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to Cyril E. King Airport, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands (STT).
Frontier continúa expandiéndose en MCO y St. Thomas es la quinta ruta nueva que la aerolínea ha comenzado desde el aeropuerto en febrero de 2021, las otras son Cancún, Miami, Santo Domingo, República Dominicana y Wilmington, Delaware. Además, en marzo de 2021, Frontier comenzará vuelos diarios sin escalas desde MCO al Aeropuerto Internacional Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX). En total, la aerolínea ofrecerá 60 rutas sin escalas a través del Aeropuerto Internacional de Orlando en la primavera de 2021, la mayor cantidad de cualquier aerolínea en MCO.
"This new service from Orlando to St. Thomas marks another milestone in our growth at Orlando International Airport," said Barry Biffle, President and CEO of Frontier Airlines. "We have become the number one airline in the MCO based on total nonstop routes available and this spring we will see the addition of even more great destinations for consumers to choose from." Biffle added: "We are particularly excited to launch service to St. Thomas today. It is an extraordinary destination on many travelers' wish lists and our 'low fares done right' approach will allow consumers to fly to the island affordably. and convenient. "
"We are pleased that Frontier is able to expand its service here at Orlando International while giving Central Floridians more access to a desirable island destination that is easy to visit," said Phil Brown, CEO of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. "Since St. Thomas is a US territory, passengers traveling to Orlando can expect a smooth ride from this national paradise."
"We welcome this new service from Orlando to St. Thomas and are grateful for Frontier's partnership as we continue to prioritize the development of air travel," said Joseph Boschulte, US Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism. "These new flights offer an affordable and personalized option to travel to the Territory during and beyond the high winter season, and help meet the strong demand from this important market."