Frontier Airlines Service From Wilmington/Philadelphia Takes Flight

Frontier Airlines today launched nonstop service from Wilmington/Philadelphia New Castle Airport in Wilmington, DE (ILG) to Chicago-Midway, Denver, Houston, Orlando, and Tampa, as well as connecting service via Denver to destinations across the west. Frontier is now the only airline providing scheduled service from Wilmington/Philadelphia Airport and the only airline flying commercial service from Delaware. Nonstop service to Fort Myers will start on Nov. 16, 2013.

At Wilmington/Philadelphia Airport, Frontier customers can avoid the hassles and lines of airports like Baltimore and Philadelphia. The airport offers affordable parking, transit service on Dart Routes 22 and 25 to downtown Wilmington and the Amtrak/SEPTA station, plus convenient access to Avis and Budget rental cars. Wilmington/Philadelphia Airport is just 38 miles from downtown Philadelphia, and 45 miles from the Delaware State Capitol in Dover, making the airport a convenient gateway to these cities.

Customers traveling on Frontier’s new routes from Wilmington/Philadelphia will find the best fares, more choice and better perks when booking on Frontier’s website, Customers flying the new routes to or from Wilmington/Philadelphia can register to earn triple EarlyReturns frequent flier miles** for all flights in July 2013 and double miles*** for all flights in August and September 2013. Become an EarlyReturns member by visiting: Register for the mileage promos by visiting:

“This is an exciting day for Frontier as we bring low fares and friendly service to the convenient Wilmington/Philadelphia Airport, providing time and money saving options to customers in Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland,” said Daniel Shurz, Frontier’s senior vice president, commercial. “Customers who fly Frontier from Wilmington/Philadelphia can skip congested and expensive hubs in the region and enjoy quick, convenient, low fare travel to great destinations.”

Following is the schedule for Frontier’s new Wilmington/Philadelphia service:

Wilmington/Philadelphia-Chicago-Midway (beginning July 1, 2013)
Route       Departs       Arrives       Frequency       Aircraft
ILG-MDW       7:30 a.m.       8:40 a.m.       M,W,F       A320
MDW-ILG       9:25 a.m.       12:20 p.m.       M,W,F       A320

Wilmington/Philadelphia-Denver (beginning July 2, 2013)
Route       Departs       Arrives       Frequency       Aircraft
ILG-DEN       1:20 p.m.       3:20 p.m.       Tues, Thurs, Sun       A320

3:45 p.m.
      9:15 p.m.       Tues, Thurs, Sun       A320
ILG-DEN       1:50 p.m.       3:50 p.m.       Sat       A320
DEN-ILG       3:15 p.m.       8:45 p.m.       Sat       A320

Wilmington/Philadelphia-Houston (beginning July 1, 2013)
Route       Departs       Arrives       Frequency       Aircraft
ILG-IAH       1:05 p.m.       3:35 p.m.       M,W,F       A320
IAH-ILG       4:20 p.m.       8:35 p.m.       M,W,F       A320

Wilmington/Philadelphia-Orlando (beginning July 2, 2013)
Route       Departs       Arrives       Frequency       Aircraft
ILG-MCO       7:00 a.m.       9:15 a.m.       Tues       A320
MCO-ILG       10:00 a.m.       12:25 p.m.       Tues       A320
ILG-MCO       7:30 a.m.       9:45 a.m.       Sat       A320
MCO-ILG       10:30 a.m.       12:55 p.m.       Sat       A320

Wilmington/Philadelphia-Tampa (beginning July 4, 2013)
Route       Departs       Arrives       Frequency       Aircraft
ILG-TPA       7:00 a.m.       9:20 a.m.       Thurs, Sun       A320
TPA-ILG       10:05 a.m.       12:35 p.m.       Thurs, Sun       A320

This new service will operate on 168-seat Airbus 320 aircraft, which offer popular customer amenities, including six rows of comfortable STRETCH seating with an additional five to seven inches of legroom, and the airline’s SELECT seating product. Frontier’s website,, offers the guaranteed best fares and is the only place STRETCH and SELECT seating is available at the time of booking.

For more information on Frontier’s Wilmington/Philadelphia service, please visit

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