DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frontier Airlines today announced new nonstop service between Durango, Colo. and Las Vegas, Nev. beginning Oct. 4, 2012. The twice weekly nonstop service will operate using the Denver-based carrier’s 138-seat Airbus A319 aircraft. To celebrate the new service, Frontier is offering fares as low as $49* each way available for purchase through June 30, 2012, only at FrontierAirlines.com, so don’t delay in booking your Vegas vacation.
“As Colorado’s only hometown airline we continue to look for ways to provide the community with new, low-fare service to top travel destinations,” said Daniel Shurz, Frontier’s senior vice president, commercial. “Residents of Durango and surrounding communities in Colorado and New Mexico will benefit from Frontier’s low fare, nonstop service to Las Vegas on board our comfortable Airbus aircraft, featuring DIRECTV service in every seatback and five rows of STRETCH seating.”
"This new service offers wonderful travel opportunities to both residents of the Four Corners and the Las Vegas communities as both areas are important vacation destinations,” said Ron Dent, Durango Airport’s director of aviation. “We are confident that the new service will attract visitors from Las Vegas in addition to offering a new travel option to our local residents on Frontier's comfortable A319 aircraft."
Members of Frontier’s EarlyReturns® frequent flyer program can earn double miles** for every qualifying flight they take on the new route between Durango and Las Vegas Oct. 4 through Nov. 4, 2012. Visit FrontierAirlines.com/memberoffers for details. Pre-registration is required.
Following are schedules for the new service:
Durango – Las Vegas (beginning Oct. 4, 2012)
|LAS-DRO||5:59 p.m.||8:14 p.m.||Thur/Sun||A319|
|DRO-LAS||8:54 p.m.||9:09 p.m.||Thur/Sun||A319|
The new service will operate on 138-seat Airbus 319 aircraft – featuring 30 channels of DIRECTV® service available at every seat. Additionally, these flights will offer five rows of comfortable STRETCH seating with an additional five to seven inches of legroom, and the airline’s new SELECT seating product. The airline’s website, FrontierAirlines.com, offers its guaranteed lowest fares and is the only place STRETCH and SELECT seating are available at the time of booking.
For more information or to purchase a Frontier flight, visit FrontierAirlines.com.
Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET).
*Terms and Conditions for Introductory Fares
Tickets must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, June 30, 2012. Fares are for travel October 4, 2012, through January 4, 2013. Fares are valid for nonstop travel between Durango, Colo. and Las Vegas, Nev. Roundtrip purchase not required. Blackout dates of November 25 and December 20, 23, 27, 30, 2012, apply. A 14-day advance purchase is required. Seats are limited at these fares and certain flights and/or days of travel may be unavailable, especially during busy travel periods. Tickets are nonrefundable, but depending on the fare type purchased may be transferred for $50 or reissued for alternate flights for $50, as well as a possible fare increase to a non-promotional fare type. 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 FrontierAirlines.com. Tickets purchased on Frontier’s website and with Frontier’s Reservations centers must be paid for at the time the reservation is made, but may be canceled for a full refund without penalty up to 24 hours after the time of purchase. Depending on the fare type purchased, a $20 fee may be charged each way for the first and for the second pieces of checked baggage. Fares 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.
Flights are operated by Frontier Airlines, Republic Airlines or Chautauqua Airlines. Some flights may require connections. Fares and schedules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply.
**Terms and Conditions for Double Miles Offer
This promotion is open to all EarlyReturns® members who register for the promotion prior to qualifying flight activity. Members must register online at FrontierAirlines.com/memberoffers, using promo code DBDRO. Bonus mileage offer is valid for all qualifying Frontier Airlines flights between Durango and Las Vegas, October 4 through November 4, 2012. Members must fly on published fare tickets and request to earn EarlyReturns miles to qualify for the double miles. Classic or Classic Plus fares will also earn double miles on the base flight miles flown. Bonus miles do not count toward elite status. This promotion may not be combined with any other mileage promotion and is offered in conjunction with all program rules and procedures. Additional restrictions may apply. Frontier Airlines is the final authority on the interpretation of these rules.
About Frontier Airlines
Frontier 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 18th year of operations, Frontier offers service to more than 70 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic. The airline employs 5,000 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit FrontierAirlines.com.