Tag Archives: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

Southwest applies for service to Turks and Caicos (from Fort Lauderdale)

Southwest Airlines this week has filed an application with the DOT to serve the Turks and Caicos Islands, a British Overseas Territory with nonstop service from Fort Lauderdale to Providenciales beginning in November. If approved Southwest would become the third airline serving the islands from Florida joining American’s service from Miami and JetBlue’s from Fort […]

Terror at FLL – Takeaways

Odd things sometimes happen in ironic ways. I was working on a long form piece on the international growth and competition out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) on Friday when the news struck. Suddenly focus shifted to the scene at FLL for the rest of the day. As with any act of terror or […]

Delta add Fort Lauderdale-Seattle & Miami-Salt Lake City nonstops: Southern Florida strategy continues to be confusing

Delta announced on Monday that it is adding winter only nonstop service from Fort Lauderdale to Seattle/Tacoma. In recent years Delta has employed a confusing strategy between whether or not Miami International (MIA) or Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL) is the primary focus city in the region, splitting traffic between the two in a way that […]

JetBlue further expanding Fort Lauderdale operation

JetBlue Airways is further expanding its Fort Lauderdale focus city operation with new nonstop service to Cleveland and Detroit effective April 30. The Cleveland flight will in theory replace United who is dropping the route the same month. Ultra-ow cost carriers Frontier and Spirit also fly the Fort Lauderdale-Cleveland route nonstop.┬áThe New York-based carrier (who […]