• American ULCC Frontier Airlines announces new routes to popular vacation destinations, including Minneapolis to Cancun and Miami to Santo Domingo.
  • Fort Myers is the biggest winner with five new routes set to commence later this year, followed by Minneapolis St. Paul with three new services.
  • Frontier Airlines continues to expand its network, offering more nonstop flights to warm destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean, making it easier and more convenient for travelers to plan tropical getaways.

American ultra-low-cost-carrier (ULCC) Frontier (F9) is set to soar this winter, as the carrier announced a long list of new routes across its ever-expanding network.

The carrier today announced its intentions to connect Minneapolis to Cancun and Miami to Santo Domingo, with all the latest routes heading south, perfect for sunseekers looking to escape the northern winter snow.

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Fort Meyers (RSW) is the biggest winner with today's announcement, with five routes set to commence later this year. This is followed closely by Minneapolis St. Paul, which will see three new services expected.

Heading for the sunshine

Sunseekers can rejoice; Frontier had the beach front of mind with their latest move, seeing Fort Meyers welcome new services to Detroit (DTW) and Syracuse (SYR) three times a week, Buffalo (BUF) up to four times a week, and Minneapolis St. Paul (MSP) and Long Island (ISP), with the last two welcoming a daily service. All the above routes will take off from November 16th, except Buffalo, which takes flight on the 17th.

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A320neo about to land.

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Minnesotans will be bound for the beach, with Cancun (CUN), Mexico, being Frontier's next international destination; the thrice-weekly service will launch on November 16th, alongside services to Fort Meyers and Orlando (MCO).

Let's go to the Caribbean.

Detroit and Chicago are also set to benefit from the ULCC's services for Mexico, with a daily service set to launch on November 16th from Chicago Midway (MDW) and Detroit (DTW).

The capital of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo (SDQ), will see two new services launch before the New Year, with Miami to the capital also launching on November 16th. A Philadelphia (PHL) service is also set to take flight from December 17th. Both operating three times a week.

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Time to defrost

The news doesn't stop there with a flurry of services headed for Florida that will see services launch from Cleveland (CLE) to Miami three times a week from November 16th and a daily connection to Sarasota (SRQ) from December 21st. A new flight from Maryland will also connect Baltimore (BWI) to Tampa daily from mid-November. Daniel Shurz, senior vice president of commercial at Frontier Airlines, made this statement about the latest route expansion:

"We’re thrilled to expand our nonstop offerings across our network. Along with more routes to Florida, new service to Mexico and the Dominican Republic is also on the horizon. As we get closer to winter, now is the time to start planning those tropical getaways. Getting there is easier and more convenient than ever thanks to Frontier’s ‘Low Fares Done Right.’"

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Miami will also see Frontier launch a thrice-weekly service to Ohio, with Cleveland set to welcome Frontier from November 16th on the route, which will increase to a four-weekly operation from November 23rd.

The airline's flight from Chicago Midway to Cancun is still subject to regulatory government approval.