The airline’s 2015 service expansion from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport begins on May 7, when Spirit launches services from ATL to Cleveland, Las Vegas, and Orlando. Its service expansion from Los Angeles takes place on July 9, with new routes to Baltimore and Kansas City.

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Silver Airways is launching service from St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, which serves the Tampa Bay-area beach resorts of St. Petersburg and Clearwater, to both Fort Lauderdale and Key West on March 12.

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Spirit Airlines plans to launch service from Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport to 10 new destinations in the spring of 2015, three of them in the U.S. and the rest in Mexico and Central America. New U.S. destinations are the Tampa, Baltimore/Washington International and Oakland airports.

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The new operating unit, internally code-named ‘Jump’, will begin service between Frankfurt and Tampa on September 25, 2015, using Airbus A340-300s. Each Jump flight will operate under full Lufthansa branding and using a Lufthansa flight number.

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Southwest Airlines is more than doubling the number of flights it operates from Washington Reagan National Airport this summer, launching seven new routes and additional connecting itineraries.

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A Hoffman X-4 will take off from St Petersburg, Florida and fly across the bay to Tampa at 10:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time, re-tracing the exact path taken by pilot Tony Jannus and passenger Abram Pheil 100 years ago.

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Panamanian carrier Copa Airlines is launching four-times-weekly service between Panama City and Tampa on December 16.

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One of the new Southwest Airlines destinations is San Juan in Puerto Rico, which is the first city that Southwest has ever served on a scheduled basis outside the 48 contiguous states of the mainland United States.

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At Grand Rapids, Southwest will offer double the number of flights AirTran Airways is operating. From August 11, Southwest will offer six daily non-stop flights, compared with three daily non-stop flights operated until then by AirTran.

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Dallas-based Southwest Airlines starts service in Wichita on June 2, 2013, with a total of five daily flights offering non-stop service to Dallas, Chicago Midway, and Las Vegas. Wichita will be Southwest’s 85th destination.

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From April 14, Southwest Airlines will operate three daily round-trips between Orlando and San Juan and one daily round-trip between Tampa and San Juan, as the carrier transitions these routes to its own operation from that of its subsidiary AirTran Airways.

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As the operational merger of AirTran Airways into Southwest Airlines continues, Southwest is taking over service from subsidiary AirTran at four more U.S. cities in the spring of 2013.

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Silver Airways will expand its route network within Florida this spring by launching daily scheduled services on April 15 connecting Gainesville Regional Airport with Orlando International Airport and Tampa International Airport.

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JetBlue Airways is planning nearly a doubling of its service from New York LaGuardia Airport and Washington Reagan National Airport by this summer, increasing flights at each of the two airports by eight round-trips a day to at least 16 daily flights.

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New flight schedules released by Southwest Airlines and subsidiary AirTran Airways for August 12 through September 28 show that Southwest will offer new service in nine non-stop markets, including new service from Atlanta to Norfolk and Louisville, while AirTran will launch one new route.

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Allegiant Air is launching twice-weekly, non-stop service between Niagara Falls International Airport in New York state and St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport in the Tampa Bay area of Florida on December 15.

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Allegiant Air is launching scheduled service between Moline’s Quad City International Airport in Illinois and St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport in Florida’s Tampa Bay area on February 18.

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Frontier Airlines is launching twice-weekly nonstop twice-weekly nonstop service between Omaha Eppley Airfield and St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport on January 16 and has begun operating six-times-weekly service linking the Florida sunspot destination with Frontier’s hub at Milwaukee.

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The new flights will operate twice weekly between Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport and St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport, with service on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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