PHOTO: A frontier Airlines plane on a runway. (photo courtesy of Flickr/Alec Wilson)
Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines announced that it will launch new routes to San Juan, Puerto Rico, from Philadelphia and Orlando starting on June 11.
According to Philly.com, the nonstop flights from Philadelphia and Orlando are just the latest in a continued expansion by Frontier Airlines. Once the new routes begin flying, the airline will boast 18 non-stop destinations from Philadelphia and another 25 destinations from Orlando.
As for prices on tickets for trips to San Juan, fares start as low as $59 one-way and climb to $119. The lowest prices are available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, June 13 through Aug. 9, with blackout dates July 4 and July 5.
Frontier Airlines announced it would be using Airbus A321 aircraft for the daily flights, but there will be a period during hurricane season each year from about Sept. 7 to about Nov. 14 where flights will be suspended due to weather.
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“San Juan is a popular destination both for tourists and natives of Puerto Rico who travel back home to visit,” Philadelphia airport CEO Chellie Cameron told Philly.com. “We are pleased that Frontier continues to bring new service to Philadelphia.”
While Frontier Airlines is adding service to San Juan, Puerto Rico, it was recently announced that the low-cost carrier would stop offering its route from Miami International Airport to Jose Marti International Airport in Cuba on June 4.