DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frontier Airlines today announced it will add nonstop service from Wilmington/Philadelphia New Castle Airport in Wilmington, Del. (ILG) to Fort Myers, Fla. (RSW) starting Nov. 16, 2013. To celebrate this new service, fares as low as $45 to Fort Myers are available only at FlyFrontier.com until June 29. Additionally, $45 fares are also available at FlyFrontier.com to Chicago and Houston from Wilmington until June 29.
As previously announced, Frontier will start service on July 1 from Wilmington to five cities: Chicago-Midway; Denver; Houston; Orlando; and Tampa. The Fort Myers service builds on this new service given the strong customer response Frontier is seeing to its new Wilmington service.
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 always find the best fares, more choice and more perks when booking on Frontier’s website, FlyFrontier.com. Customers flying the new routes to or from Wilmington/Philadelphia can register to earn triple EarlyReturns® frequent flier miles** for all flights in November and December 2013. Become an EarlyReturns® member by visiting: flyfrontier.com/earlyreturns. Register for the mileage promos by visiting: flyfrontier.com/memberoffers.
“We are thrilled to add a new destination to the list of our first five Wilmington routes that will start service next week,” 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 all the places they really want to go, now including Fort Myers!”
Following is the schedule for Frontier’s service between Wilmington and Fort Myers:
Wilmington-Fort Myers (beginning Nov. 16, 2013)
|ILG-RSW||10:00 a.m.||12:45 p.m.||Tues||A320|
|RSW-ILG||1:30 p.m.||4:10 p.m.||Tues||A320|
|ILG-RSW||8:00 a.m.||10:45 a.m.||Sat||A320|
|RSW-ILG||11:30 a.m.||2:10 p.m.||Sat||A320|
This new service will operate on 168-seat Airbus 320 aircraft, which offer more 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, FlyFrontier.com, 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 FlyFrontier.com/Wilmington.
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Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET).
*Terms and Conditions: Introductory Fares for Wilmington Service
Tickets for sale fares must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, June 29, 2013. Fares are for travel November 16, 2013, through January 5, 2014. Fares are one way for nonstop travel between Wilmington, DE and Fort Myers, FL. Roundtrip purchase not required. Blackout dates of November 23, 26, 30, 2013, December 21, 24, 28, 2013, and January 4, 2014, apply. 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 FlyFrontier.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 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 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 or Republic Airlines. Some flights may require connections. Fares and schedules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply.
**Triple Miles Promotion Terms and Conditions
This promotion is open to all EarlyReturns® members who register for the promotion prior to qualifying flight activity. Members must register online at FlyFrontier.com, using promo code TRPFM. Bonus mileage offer is valid for all qualifying Frontier Airlines flights from Wilmington, DE to Ft. Myers, FL, from November 16, 2013, through December 31, 2013. Members must fly on published fare tickets and request to earn EarlyReturns® miles to qualify for the triple miles. Classic or Classic Plus fares will also earn triple 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 19th 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 4,000 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit FlyFrontier.com.