In case you missed it, this past Sunday two teams booked their tickets to Super Bowl LIV: the Kansas City Chiefs, who beat the Tennessee Titans, and the San Francisco 49ers, who beat the Green Bay Packers. The teams will play in the big game on Sunday, February 2, in Miami, Florida, at Hard Rock Stadium.
If you’re a fan of either team or you just want to go the Super Bowl, you probably already know that tickets will cost you (upper-level tickets that include pre-game experiences are going for $4,000+ on the official marketplace). As for flights to Miami for the Super Bowl? As my colleague Chris McGinnis and others have reported, many of the major carriers have added flights between Miami and the two cities represented (and others). JetBlue, for example, has added at least 12 flights between San Francisco (SFO) and Fort Lauderdale (FLL) January 30-February 3. FLL is just 14 miles from Hard Rock Stadium. JetBlue has also added more than 10 flights in that window between FLL and New York’s JFK airport.
American Airlines (AA), meanwhile, has added non-stops from both SFO and Kansas City (MCI) to Miami and back. In addition, per a press release, it “has also added larger aircraft — Boeing 777-200s — from its hubs in New York (JFK), Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), Los Angeles (LAX) and Chicago (ORD) to accommodate additional traffic to Miami for the game.”
There’s more: “United has increased its SFO-MIA nonstop schedule from once per day to three times per day using B737s,” writes Chris McGinnis, and “Delta has also added a B757 nonstop between SFO and MIA on Friday-Monday flights on Super Bowl weekend.” From Kansas City, at least Delta, Southwest, and Spirit have also added flights to and from Miami.
If you’re still thinking of getting flights to Miami for the Super Bowl
In short, flights to Miami for the Super Bowl are selling out, and many are already running expensive. But with so many additional flights on the schedule, more seats are available than you might think. It’s even possible that more flights may still be added (though you shouldn’t count on that). If you’re okay spending a little money, you at least for the moment should have flight options to choose from. Make sure to search around, and don’t limit your searches to non-stop flights. And above all, if you want to go to the Super Bowl, make sure to act soon!
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