Frontier Airlines Adds New Flight from JAX

Frontier Airlines is adding another non-stop destination from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). Beginning April 30, Frontier announced they will operate three weekly flights to Raleigh-Durham (RDU), North Carolina, on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, using an A320 aircraft. The airline currently offers non-stop service to Denver, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Chicago O’Hare, Philadelphia, St. Louis and Trenton.…

Remembering the Day that Forever Changed Aviation: Current & Former Employees Share Memories of 9/11

Nearly every generation has “one event” which not only left unforgettable memories of where people were and what they were doing when it happened, but was a pivotal time in our collective history. September 11, 2001, is that event for our generation. In 2016, we sat down with several current and former Jacksonville Aviation Authority…

New Premium Lounge Coming to Jacksonville International Airport

Travelers can soon have a major new amenity at Jacksonville International Airport (JAX): a premium lounge. Plano, Texas-based Airport Lounge Development Corporation (ALD) will invest a minimum of $1 million to develop, manage and operate the 2,726-square-foot facility, which will have seating for 49 guests. The Club JAX will offer hot and cold buffet featuring…

Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) Buries Time Capsule to be Opened in 2068

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 will be remembered as a historic day at Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). Airport tenants joined Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) employees to bury a time capsule. It contained contributions from many of the airlines serving JAX, each JAA department as well as other items from tenant and community partners. The time capsule was buried…

Frontier Airlines Adds More New Service at JAX

Today low fare carrier, Frontier Airlines, announced new service from Jacksonville International Airport to San Antonio. The new route follows last week’s announcement that Frontier is adding six new destinations: Las Vegas, Buffalo, N.Y., Kansas City, Mo., Milwaukee, Wis., Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn., and St. Louis, Mo. The new San Antonio flights begin August 12, and operates…

Frontier Airlines Is Growing in Jacksonville – New Flights to Austin and Trenton from $39

  Today low fare carrier, Frontier Airlines, announced two new, non-stop destinations for Jacksonville, Fla. Frontier stated that it will begin the only nonstop flights to Austin and Trenton, N.J. in April. This announcement comes before the carrier even begins service at Jacksonville International Airport Feb. 14 with previously announced non-stop flights to Denver. Flights…

United Airlines Begins Non-Stop Service to Denver

United Airlines announced today that it will offer daily nonstop service between Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) and Denver International Airport (DEN), beginning April 9, 2018. “United Airlines is excited about offering this convenient new route to Northeast Florida,” said Grant Whitney, United’s vice president of Domestic Network Planning. “Our service between Denver and Jacksonville will…

JAX Kicks Off Its 50th Anniversary Celebration

On October 23, 2017, Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) hosted a 50th Anniversary kick-off celebration at the Aviation Gallery. JAX opened its doors in 1968, and we will celebrate with the community, our staff and tenants over the coming year, culminating with a grand celebration gala on October 11, 2018. During the event, the first Aviation Gallery…