Frontier adds winter seasonal routes, including three to Cancun

Frontier Airlines has announced seven new winter seasonal routes. 

Three will serve Cancun daily, from Detroit, Chicago Midway and Minneapolis-St. Paul. The discount carrier will also introduce a fourth international route, flying thrice weekly between Philadelphia and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 

Frontier’s other winter additions are daily Minneapolis-Fort Myers, thrice weekly Detroit-Fort Myers and daily Baltimore-Tampa. 

All of the new routes are scheduled to launch Nov. 16 except Philadelphia-Santo Domingo, which begins Dec. 17. 

Frontier will compete against Delta and Spirit on Detroit-Cancun, Delta and Sun Country on Minneapolis-Cancun, and Southwest on Chicago Midway-Cancun, Cirium schedule data shows. 

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On the Fort Myers routes, Frontier will compete against Delta and Spirit from Detroit and against Delta and Sun Country from Minneapolis. Southwest is slated to fly Minneapolis-Fort Myers, but only twice a week in March and early April. 

Frontier will compete against Southwest and Spirit on Baltimore-Tampa and is the first to announce service between Philadelphia and Santo Domingo. 

Also, Frontier announced the planned resumption of eight winter seasonal routes, mostly beginning in November.

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