Frontier Airlines today announced it will add nonstop service from Wilmington- New Castle Airport in Wilmington, Del. (ILG) to Atlanta, Ga. (ATL) and Detroit, Mich. (DTW) starting April 29, 2014. To celebrate this new service, fares as low as $49*to Atlanta and $39* to Detroit are available only at FlyFrontier.com until Nov. 16. The addition of these two new cities brings the total number of routes served from the Wilmington/Philadelphia area to seven: Atlanta; Chicago-Midway; Denver; Detroit; Fort Myers; Orlando; and Tampa. At Wilmington-New Castle 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. The 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 the entire region. Customers traveling on Frontier’s new routes from Wilmington-New Castle Airport will always find the best fares, more choice and more perks when booking on Frontier’s website, FlyFrontier.com. “We are thrilled to add two new destinations from convenient Wilmington-New Castle Airport,” said David Siegel, Frontier’s CEO and president. “Customers who fly Frontier from Wilmington will enjoy a hassle-free experience and enjoy quick, convenient, affordable travel to popular destinations! And customers will find Frontier’s transparent everyday fares to offer great value.” “We welcome expanded air travel options closer to home, as Frontier continues to serve this market,” said Delaware Governor Jack Markell. “We hope Delawareans will take advantage of the added routes and Frontier will find success in providing new opportunities for airline travel from Delaware.” “We are excited that Frontier Airlines will continue its corporate growth strategy at Wilmington-New Castle Airport by adding the destinations of Atlanta and Detroit next spring,” said Stephen Williams, Airports Director for the Delaware River and Bay Authority. “The customer response has been overwhelmingly positive. We encourage Delaware Valley residents and visitors who are seeking a low-fare, quality airline combined with a hassle-free airport experience to fly Frontier Airlines at Wilmington-New Castle Airport.”
Following is the schedule for Frontier’s Atlanta service**:Wilmington-Atlanta (beginning April 29, 2014)
|ILG-ATL||1:15 p.m.||3:15 p.m.||Tues, Thurs, Sun||A320|
|ATL-ILG||4:00 p.m.||5:55 p.m.||Tues, Thurs, Sun||A320|
Wilmington-Detroit (beginning April 29, 2014)
|ILG-DTW||8:30 a.m.||10:10 a.m.||Tues, Thurs, Sun||A320|
|DTW-ILG||10:55 a.m.||12:30 p.m.||Tues, Thurs, Sun||A320|
*All transportation fees and taxes included.**Flight times vary by day of the week. Visit FlyFrontier.com for the full schedule.Terms and Conditions: Introductory Fares for Wilmington Service Tickets must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, November 16, 2013. Fares are one way for domestic travel beginning April 29, 2014 Roundtrip purchase not required. Fares are valid from origin to destination only. Seats are limited at these fares and certain flights and/or days of travel may be unavailable. Depending on the fare type purchased, nonrefundable tickets may be transferred for a fee of up to $50, or reissued for alternate flights for a fee of up to $75, as well as a possible fare increase. The name change fee and itinerary change fee are not exclusive of each other. Previously purchased tickets may not be exchanged for these special fare tickets. Flight segment(s) must be cancelled prior to scheduled departure time or the ticket(s) and all monies will be forfeited. Fares reflect purchase at FlyFrontier.com. Tickets purchased at FlyFrontier.com or by calling Frontier’s reservations centers must be paid for at the time the reservation is made, but may be cancelled for a full refund without penalty up to 24 hours after the time of purchase. Depending on the fare type purchased, up to a $25 fee may be charged each way for the first piece and up to a $30 fee each way for the second piece of checked baggage. Fares shown include all transportation fees, surcharges and taxes, and are subject to change without notice. Some markets do not offer daily connections. Due to schedule changes, markets may not connect throughout the valid travel period. Schedules are subject to change without notice. Flights are operated by Frontier or Republic Airlines. Some flights may require a connection. Other restrictions may apply.
About Frontier AirlinesFrontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET), an airline holding company that also owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 20 th year of operations, Frontier offers service to more than 75 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The airline employs more than 3,900 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit FlyFrontier.com.