Here’s Every New Flight Scheduled to Come to PHL in 2019
Plus, a look at all of the flights discontinued at the airport in the last year.
The Philadelphia International Airport serves about 30 million commercial passengers each year and runs about 500 daily nonstop flights to more than 120 national and international destinations. Almost weekly there’s a new announcement about an airline expanding its service at the hub. With recent announcements from American Airlines, the airport’s top airline, and Frontier, the airport’s fourth leading airline, there’s a lot on the horizon for 2019. Here’s a look at every new flight scheduled to come to Philly this year, according to PHL. Plus, here’s a look at all of the flights that have been canceled within the past year.
New Flights Coming to PHL in 2019
- San Antonio
- Des Moines
- Oklahoma City
- Fort Wayne
- Key West
- Charleston, SC
- Grand Rapids
- Dallas-Fort Worth
- Montego Bay
- Las Vegas
- Myrtle Beach
- Fort Myers
- New Orleans
- San Juan
Sun Country Airlines
Service Upgrades at PHL
American recently expanded seasonal service to Quebec City as well as year-round service to Ottawa.
Lufthansa is upgrading its existing Philadelphia to Frankfurt route to B747-400 aircraft with 371 seats effective March 31, resulting in an increase of almost 100 seats per departure.
American announced that it will offer more seats on flights between Philadelphia and Prague in 2019 due to popular demand and robust ticket sales. Airbus 330-200 aircraft will feature more than 500 additional seats per week. The Philadelphia to Prague flight debuted in spring 2018.
Flights Canceled Within the Past Year
- Glasgow, Scotland (effective fall 2018)
- Frankfurt, Germany (effective October 2018)
- Mexico City (effective January 2019)
- Munich, Germany (effective March 30, 2019)
- Erie, PA (effective May 2019)
- St. Augustine (effective fall 2018)
- Minneapolis (effective fall 2018)
- Icelandair had planned to expand its seasonal service to January 2019 but opted to end it as scheduled in October.
Other flights discontinued in 2018 by various airlines include:
- Binghamton, NY
- Elmira, NY
- Freeport, Bahamas
- Newark, NJ
- Punta Gorda, FL
- Washington Dulles