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Frontier Airlines begins nonstop service from San Francisco to Detroit and Cleveland

Frontier Airlines launched nonstop service on June 21 from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE).

Additionally, on June 22, Frontier will launch nonstop service from SFO to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW).

With the new service, Frontier serves a total of 10 nonstop destinations from SFO.

Service from San Francisco International Airport (SFO):

Cleveland (CLE) June 21, 2023 4x/week $119* 
Detroit (DTW) June 22, 2023 3x/week $119* 

Frequency and times are subject to change. 

Aer Lingus is coming to Cleveland

Aer Lingus has made this announcement:

Aer Lingus is planning to launch a new transatlantic route for summer 2023 which will see the airline operate its first service to Cleveland, Ohio, with connections from nine UK airports.

Starting on May 19, 2023, the new North America service will operate four times a week.

This will be Aer Lingus’ 15th transatlantic route from Ireland and the only direct European service to Cleveland.

UK customers will be able to connect on onto Aer Lingus’ Cleveland service via Dublin from nine UK airports, including Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Bristol, Southampton, and Leeds Bradford.

Next summer Aer Lingus will offer customers a choice of 15 transatlantic routes between Ireland and North America, as well as three long-haul services from its Manchester base. 

Rebuilding connectivity and growing its transatlantic network is critical to Aer Lingus’ long-term growth strategy as it continues its recovery following the pandemic. 

The addition of Cleveland as a new destination demonstrates the airline’s commitment to connecting Europe to North America via its Dublin Hub. 

Aer Lingis Airbus A321neo LR

The new Dublin-Cleveland service will be served by an Airbus A321neo LR, which is Aer Lingus’ most sustainable long-haul aircraft.

The Airbus A321neo LR, which comprises both Business Cabin and Economy Class cabin, delivers up to 20% reduction in fuel burn and CO2 emissions and close to 50% reduction in noise footprint, when compared to previous generation aircraft.

Aer Lingus aircraft photo gallery:

City of Cleveland admits ransomware was found on Cleveland Hopkins Airport computers

From WKYC Channel 3 in Cleveland concerning Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE): CLICK HERE

  • CLE is the 48th busiest airport in flights and 43rd busiest in passengers in the nation
  • 9,642,729 million passengers passed through CLE in 2018
  • CLE offers 156 daily nonstop departures, serving over 60 destinations (some on a seasonal basis)

CLE Terminal Map:

JetBlue Airways is coming to Cleveland from Boston

JetBlue Airways (New York) will launch a twice daily service between Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) on April 30, 2015. CLE will be JetBlue’s 88th destination.

JetBlue plans to initially serve Cleveland with its 100-seat Embraer 190 aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Jay Selman/AirlinersGallery.com. Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW N179JB (msn 19000006) now with the Blueberries tail motif arrives at the New York (JFK) hub.

JetBlue Airways aircraft slide show: AG Slide Show

Should United Airlines de-hub Washington Dulles?

United Airlines (Chicago) operates a large international and domestic hub at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). The carrier recently de-hub its mainly domestic hub at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in an attempt to reduces its loses at CLE. United is trying to cut $2 billion in costs.

This article by Bloomberg Businessweek explores the question of whether United should de-hub Dulles as it too loses money at IAD according to Imperial Capital analyst Bob McAdoo. The Dulles hub competes to a certain degree with its larger (former Continental) hub at Newark International Airport near New York. Ironically United built up the Dulles hub as a competitive move against the Continental hub at Newark and US Airways’ hub at Philadelphia.

Read the full article: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 777-222 N779UA (msn 26941) climbs away from the runway at Washington Dulles International Airport.

United Airlines (current): AG Slide Show

Frontier to expand operations at Cleveland Hopkins

Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) has announced it will expand its low fare service in the Cleveland market to 14 nonstop routes with the addition of two more destinations– Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas (DFW) beginning on August 15 and Las Vegas (LAS) beginning on September 11.

With this announcement, Frontier Airlines will offer 14 nonstop destinations from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE). Frontier currently offers nonstop domestic service to Atlanta, Denver, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Fort Myers, Orlando, Phoenix, Raleigh/Durham, Seattle/Tacoma, Tampa, Trenton and international service to Cancun, Mexico and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic in partnership with Apple Vacations. Seasonal service to Phoenix returns on November 14 with two weekly flights.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-111 N912FR (msn 1803) with Trixie, the red fox, on the tail, taxies to runway 9L at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).

Frontier Airlines: AG Slide Show

Cleveland Routes:

Frontier CLE Banner


Frontier to add six new destinations from Cleveland

Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) has announced it will add six new nonstop destinations from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) with the addition of nonstop service to Atlanta, Georgia (ATL), Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Florida (FLL), Fort Myers, Florida (RSW), Phoenix, Arizona (PHX), Raleigh-Durham, North Caroline (RDU) and Tampa, Florida (TPA) beginning on June 13, 2014.

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. Newly-delivered Airbus A320-214 N221FR (msn 3205) displays “Bugsy”, the tree frog, on the tail as it completes its river approach into Washington’s Reagan National Airport.

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Frontier Airlines to partially fill the void at Cleveland

Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) has announced it will be expanding its ultra-low fare service at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) with the addition of year-round nonstop service to Orlando, Florida (MCO) and seasonal nonstop service to Seattle/Tacoma, Washington (SEA), beginning on June 13, 2014.

Frontier Airlines just launched a new service to Trenton-Mercer Airport in Ewing, New Jersey on February 13. Frontier also provides nonstop service to its main hub in Denver, Colorado as well as nonstop service to both Cancun and Punta Cana in partnership with Apple Vacations. In June, frequency of service from Cleveland to Denver will increase from five flights per week to 12 flights per week.

Following is the schedule for Frontier’s new Cleveland – Orlando service**: 






June 13, 2014



Following is the schedule for Frontier’s new Cleveland – Seattle service**: 






June 15, 2014



This new service from Cleveland will operate on 168-seat Airbus A320 aircraft.

*All transportation fees and taxes included.

In other news, Frontier Airlines has received approval for gate-to-gate personal electronic device use from the Federal Aviation Administration. Passengers flying with Frontier can now use personal electronic devices in “airplane mode” during all phases of flight.

Prior to the new policy, customers were required to turn off and stow all electronic devices during taxi, takeoff, landing and when the aircraft was below 10,000 feet. With the new policy, passengers flying with Frontier Airlines may utilize smart phones, tablets and other small electronic devices in airplane mode at any time during taxi, takeoff and during flight, unless otherwise instructed by a crew member. Laptops must continue to be stowed during taxi, takeoff and landing.

Copyright Photo: Jay Selman/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-214 N220FR (msn 5661) with Sharklets approaches the runway at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport (LAS).

Frontier Airlines: AG Slide Show

United Airlines is dropping the Cleveland hub

United Airlines (Chicago) is reported to be on the verge of de-hubbing its struggling Cleveland Hopkins International Airport hub according to this report by WKYC. According to the report, a majority of the current routes routes will be dropped. CEO Jeff Smisek is quoted as saying the CLE hub is losing money and the losses cannot be sustained. A press conference is scheduled for tomorrow by Mayor Frank G. Jackson.

Read the full report: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-924 N71411 (msn 30128) climbs away from the runway at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.

United Airlines: AG Slide Show

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United’s Current Domestic Route Map (CLE has always been in the shadow of the large Chicago O’Hare hub):

United 2.2014 Domestic Route Map