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Caribbean Paradise Antigua and Barbuda Celebrates Frontier's New Direct Service From Orlando
Antigua and Barbuda, the picturesque Caribbean destination, is rejoicing over the revival of direct service from Orlando with low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines. Starting November 4, 2023, Frontier will offer weekly nonstop flights between Orlando International Airport and V.C. Bird International Airport in Antigua and Barbuda. This highly anticipated service provides travelers with the only nonstop flight option between the two destinations and strengthens Antigua and Barbuda’s foothold in the competitive Florida market.
The return of Frontier Airlines’ service is hailed as great news by Charles Fernandez, Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Transportation, and Investment for Antigua and Barbuda. Fernandez highlights this new weekly service’s positive impact on visitor numbers as the country looks to achieve another record-breaking year. The enhanced air connectivity will facilitate welcoming more stayover visitors to this beautiful Caribbean paradise.
Colin C. James, CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, expresses his delight at the return of Frontier Airlines and credits the Tourism Authority’s vigorous efforts in restoring airlift to pre-pandemic levels. James acknowledges Frontier’s reputation for offering highly competitive fares, which will undoubtedly enhance the appeal of Antigua and Barbuda for cost-conscious travelers who seek savings on airfare without compromising the quality of their accommodations.
Frontier Airlines initially introduced seasonal service from Orlando to Antigua and Barbuda in the winter of 2021, and it quickly proved to be a resounding success. The airline recognized the high demand in the market and responded by continuing the service, much to the delight of both tourists and locals alike.
When Will the Service Begin?
Weekly service between Orlando, Antigua, and Barbuda will operate from November 4, 2023, through March 30, 2024. Travelers can already purchase tickets for this exciting route on FlyFrontier.com. It’s worth noting that frequency and times are subject to change, so visitors are advised to regularly check the airline’s website for the most up-to-date schedule information.
The return of Frontier Airlines’ direct service between Orlando and Antigua and Barbuda significantly boosts the destination’s tourism industry. With improved accessibility and competitive fares, the enchanting islands of Antigua and Barbuda are poised to attract even more visitors seeking a tropical paradise getaway.