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Frontier Airlines’ Florida Seasonal Service Takes Off Dec. 15

Carrier adds/reinstates nonstop flights from five Midwestern cities

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 8:00 am MST



Public Company Information:


DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Just in time for winter, Frontier Airlines is launching new nonstop seasonal service to Florida from two Midwestern cities and reinstating seasonal Florida service from three others beginning Dec. 15, 2011, and continuing into April 2012.

The new nonstop seasonal service will be offered in three markets:

  • Des Moines, Iowa (DSM) to/from Orlando, Fla. (MCO)
  • Des Moines, Iowa (DSM) to/from Tampa, Fla. (TPA)
  • Madison, Wis. (MSN) to/from Orlando, Fla. (MCO)

Additionally, Frontier will reinstate nonstop seasonal service in four markets.

  • Kansas City, Mo. (MCI) to/from Ft. Myers, Fla. (RSW)
  • Milwaukee (MKE) to/from Ft. Myers, Fla. (RSW)
  • Omaha, Neb. (OMA) to/from Orlando, Fla. (MCO)
  • Omaha, Neb. (OMA) to/from Tampa, Fla. (TPA)

Omaha-Orlando service, which has operated as Saturday-only service since October, will expand to five times weekly. All routes will operate a reduced schedule Jan. 6 through Feb. 15, 2012.

Frontier’s service to family-friendly Florida destinations includes the only service from Des Moines to the most convenient airports in Orlando and Tampa, as well as the only nonstop service from both Madison and Omaha to Florida. Service will be provided on 99-seat Embraer 190 aircraft, which feature no middle seats and available STRETCH seating with up to 7 inches of additional legroom on every flight.

Introductory fares beginning at $119* each way are offered on most of the routes. The fares are available at through Dec. 15, 2011, for travel through Feb. 15, 2012.

Frontier will also introduce seasonal service between Kansas City and Orlando on Jan. 5, 2012, and between Kansas City and Tampa on Feb. 15, 2012.

Following are schedules for the new and reinstated routes launching in December:

Des Moines-Orlando (Dec. 17, 2011 through April 14, 2012)

            Route     Departs     Arrives     Frequency     Aircraft
DSM-MCO     3:20 p.m.     7:15 p.m.     Wed, Sat     E190
MCO-DSM     12:45 p.m.     2:50 p.m.     Wed, Sat     E190

Des Moines-Tampa (Dec. 15, 2011 through April 15, 2012)

            Route     Departs     Arrives     Frequency     Aircraft
DSM-TPA     3:00 p.m.     6:49 p.m.     Thurs, Sun     E190
TPA-DSM     12:35 p.m.     2:30 p.m.     Thurs, Sun     E190

Madison-Orlando (Dec. 16, 2011 through April 13, 2012)

            Route     Departs     Arrives     Frequency     Aircraft
MSN-MCO     3:15 p.m.     7:05 p.m.     Mon, Fri     E190
MCO-MSN     12:45 p.m.     2:44 p.m.     Mon, Fri     E190

Kansas City-Ft. Myers (Dec. 17, 2011 through April 28, 2012)

            Route     Departs     Arrives     Frequency     Aircraft
MCI-RSW     8:05 a.m.     12:00 p.m.     Sat     E190
RSW-MCI     12:30 p.m.     2:50 p.m.     Sat     E190

Milwaukee-Ft. Myers (Dec. 17, 2011 through April 14, 2012)

            Route     Departs     Arrives     Frequency     Aircraft
MKE-RSW     9:55 a.m.     1:56 p.m.     Mon, Wed, Sat     E190
RSW-MKE     2:30 p.m.     4:29 p.m.     Mon, Wed, Sat     E190

Omaha-Orlando (Dec. 16, 2011 through April 14, 2012)

            Route     Departs     Arrives     Frequency     Aircraft
OMA-MCO     8:05 a.m.     12:11 p.m.     Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat     E190
MCO-OMA     7:45 p.m.     10:01 p.m.     Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat     E190
MCO-OMA     12:45 p.m.     3:01 p.m.     Tues     E190

Omaha-Tampa (Dec. 15, 2011 through April 15, 2012)

            Route     Departs     Arrives     Frequency     Aircraft
OMA-TPA     8:05 a.m.     12:03 p.m.     Thurs, Sun     E190
TPA-OMA     7:20 p.m.     9:25 p.m.     Thurs, Sun     E190

For more information or to purchase a Frontier flight, visit

Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET).

*Terms and Conditions
Tickets must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, December 15, 2011. Fares are each way for travel December 15, 2011, through February 15, 2012. Roundtrip purchase not required. 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 and nontransferable, but may be reissued for up to a $100 change fee (depending on the fare type purchased) as well as a possible fare increase to a non-promotional fare type. 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 shown reflect purchase at Tickets purchased on Frontier's website must be paid for at the time the reservation is made. Depending on the fare type purchased, a $20 fee may be charged one way for the first and for the second pieces of checked baggage. Fares do not include passenger facility fees of up to $9 one way, the September 11th Security Fee of up to $5 one way, or fees of $3.70 per segment (one takeoff/one landing), and are subject to change without notice.

Flights are operated by Frontier Airlines, Republic Airlines or Chautauqua Airlines. Fares and schedules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply.

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 employs 5,000 aviation professionals and operates from hubs at Denver International Airport, Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport and Kansas City International Airport. Frontier offers service to more than 75 destinations in the United States, Mexico and Costa Rica.

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