Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) is pleased to welcome Frontier Airlines’ new non-stop service to Cancún, Mexico and Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Starting February 19, 2022, Frontier Airlines will begin offering weekly service between PVD and Cancún, Mexico (CUN) marking the first regularly scheduled international service at Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport since before the COVID-19 pandemic. Saturday departures and arrivals provide convenient leisure travel opportunities with flight times estimated at less than five hours.
Starting February 17, 2022, Frontier Airlines also began offering non-stop service from PVD to Fort Lauderdale, (FLL), three times a week, with flight frequency scheduled to increase to four times weekly effective April 27, 2022.
The addition of Cancún brings the Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport’s non-stop route count to 26, marking a 59% increase in non-stop routes along with a 57% increase in the number of airlines serving PVD since 2016. More information about routes and airlines at PVD can be found at https://www.flyri.com/passengers/airline-information/.
To provide guidance for air travelers, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Health and Human Services and other federal agencies have established http://www.flyhealthy.gov to provide an overview of what to expect at airports and on aircrafts. PVD Cares Kits including a face mask, hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes remain available at the airport information desk and at all airline counters. Visitors to the airport are reminded that federal law requirement guidelines requiring face masks to be worn in airports and on the aircraft have been extended to March 18, 2022. The Federal Aviation Administration has also increased civil and criminal penalties and implemented a zero tolerance policy for disruptive travelers: https://www.faa.gov/data_research/passengers_cargo/unruly_passengers.
About Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport: A convenient and low-cost gateway to New England, Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) has a large catchment area with 7.5 million residents within 90 minutes of the airport. It attracts passengers from nearby Massachusetts and eastern Connecticut. PVD is located just outside of Providence, Rhode Island. Well known for ease of traveler access, affordable parking, and faster security lines, Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport was named as one of USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Best Small Airports” for 2021, “Top Three” in Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best 2021” Awards and was most recently named 5th “Best Airport” in the U.S. in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. With three Top 5 rankings in 2021, Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport has now earned the distinction of being the only airport in the Northeast to receive honors from all three major travel publications.