playa resaca culebra beach with green hills and clouds in blue sky
Playa Resaca in Culebra.
News

Frontier Launches Eight New Nonstop Flights to Puerto Rico 

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - June 6, 2024

The sizzle of street food in Loaiza. The dynamic light shows at the Distrito. Transparent kayaks in the Condado lagoon. Picture-perfect rounds of golf at Royal Isabela. 

Puerto Rico has a vacation for every kind of travelers, and that’s part of the reason why the island has been seeing such dramatic success in the years since the pandemic. 

That’s also why ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier continues to zero in on the island — first with a rapid increase in flights and now, more recently, with a new crew base in San Juan. 

This week, Frontier took another big step, kicking off a wave of eight new nonstop flights between the mainland United States and San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. 

hyatt grand reserve
The Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve in Puerto Rico.

So where is Frontier flying from now? 

Beginning this week, Frontier is now operating flights between San Juan and Charlotte, Fort Lauderdale, Boston, Norfolk, Palm Beach, Fort Myers, New York-JFL and Newark. 

It’s a massive expansion in service, with multiple flights each week from all of the destinations except Charlotte (with just one per week), and last least three per week from Boston, Norfolk, Fort Lauderdale and Fort Myers.

The most flights? Newark-San Juan, with 11 flights each week, although that  route actually launches on June 27. 

the palacio provincial
The rooftop at the Palacio Provincial hotel in San Juan.

Of course, beyond Puerto Rico’s innate charms, it’s been cheap, plentiful airfare that has helped to buoy the island’s blazing tourism growth since its initial post-pandemic reopening. 

With Frontier’s help, that’s only going to continue. 

So how much do the flights cost? 

The lowest intro fare is a $29 ticket from Fort Myers, with the highest the New York-JFL route at $99. 

To learn more, visit Frontier Airlines

Popular Posts

The 10 Best Overwater Bungalows in the Caribbean, From Aruba to Belize

Overwater villas at Caribbean resorts aren’t just a novelty — they’re also among the most luxurious and beautiful accommodations you can stay in. And while all of the bungalows perched above the waves have their charms, some stand out among […]


The 10 Best Luxury All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean, From Antigua to Jamaica

all-inclusive hammock cove

All-inclusive resorts are more popular than ever, particularly in the Caribbean. The all-inclusive concept just keeps winning over travelers, who have been drawn to the ease, comfort and convenience of the concept. But the biggest thing within the space isn’t […]


The Bahamas’ Atlantis Paradise Island Just Completed a $150M Renovation

walking on the beach in nassau

A new eatery by Michelin-star Chef Michael White. A new-look casino. State-of-the-art guest rooms and the Caribbean’s first Shake Shack.  The Bahamas’ Atlantis Paradise Island resort has officially completed a $150 million resort-wide renovation, a significant project that included a […]


Related Posts best barbados resorts

New, Cheap Flights Are Coming to Fly to the Island of Barbados 

Ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has quietly been developing into a full-fledged Caribbean airline.  The airline just opened a new crew base at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, and has been adding a host of new intra-Caribbean […]


American Airlines Is Adding Two Nonstop Routes to St Vincent and the Grenadines 

palm island grenadines chairs on beach

There’s something you feel when you arrive on the tiny ferry from Union Island to the Palm Island resort in the Grenadines. Like you’ve discovered something, uncovered something. For a few days, or a week, this little slice of the […]


LATAM Is Adding More Nonstop Flights to Montego Bay, Jamaica

jamaica montego bay

Jamaica’s record-breaking tourism growth keeps heating up — and not just from traditional source markets like the United States.  That includes a growing number of travelers from still-untapped markets like Latin America.  And new nonstop flights on major carrier LATAM […]


SUBSCRIBE!

Sign up for Caribbean Journal's free newsletter for a daily dose of beaches, hotels, rum and the best Caribbean travel information on the net.


No. Thank You