Airline celebrates with intro fares, double miles offers
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frontier Airlines is celebrating the new year with the launch of service on three new routes: Kansas City, Mo. (MCI)-Orlando, Fla. (MCO), Grand Rapids, Mich. (GRR)-Washington Reagan (DCA) and Madison, Wis. (MSN)-Washington Reagan (DCA).
Nonstop seasonal service between Kansas City and Orlando begins Jan. 5, 2012, and continues through April 15, 2012. The service will initially operate four days per week, then increase to six days per week beginning Feb. 23, 2012. Service will be provided on a mix of 99-seat Embraer 190 and 138-seat A319 aircraft, which both feature STRETCH seating with an additional 5 to 7 inches of legroom on every flight.
Additionally, Frontier will launch two new low-fare routes to Washington Reagan, with nonstop service from Grand Rapids beginning Jan. 4, 2012, and from Madison beginning Jan. 5, 2012. Service will be provided on 138-seat Airbus 319 aircraft, which feature STRETCH seating with an additional 5 to 7 inches of legroom on every flight and 24 channels of DirecTV® at every seat.
Introductory fares begin at $109* each way for the nonstop Kansas City-Orlando service and $79* each way for the nonstop Grand Rapids-Washington Reagan and Madison-Washington Reagan service. These fares are available at FrontierAirlines.com through Jan. 5, 2012, for travel through March 5, 2012.
Members of Frontier’s EarlyReturns frequent flyer program can earn double miles for every qualifying flight they take on the new nonstop routes through Feb. 29, 2012; travelers who purchase Classic Plus tickets and fly on the routes during the same time period will earn triple miles. Pre-registration is required. For details, visit FrontierAirlines.com/memberoffers.
Following are schedules for the new routes:
Kansas City-Orlando (begins Jan. 5, 2012)
|MCI-MCO||2:40 p.m.||6:20 p.m.||Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sun||E190/A319|
|MCO-MCI||6:50 p.m.||8:59 p.m.||Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sun||E190/A319|
* Frequency increases to six days per week (no Tuesday service) beginning 3/1/12.
Grand Rapids-Washington Reagan (begins Jan. 4, 2012)
|GRR-DCA||8:20 p.m.||10:00 p.m.||Mon, Wed, Fri||A319|
|DCA-GRR||6:50 a.m.||8:30 a.m.||Tues, Thurs, Sat||A319|
Madison-Washington Reagan (begins Jan. 5, 2012)
|MSN-DCA||7:05 p.m.||10:00 p.m.||Tues, Thurs, Sun||A319|
|DCA-MSN||6:40 a.m.||7:49 a.m.||Mon, Wed, Fri||A319|
“We’re very pleased expand our low-fare, nonstop service to include new service from Kansas City to sunny, family-friendly Orlando,” said Daniel Shurz, vice president of Strategy and Planning for Frontier. With the addition of Orlando, Frontier will serve 20 destinations nonstop from Kansas City.
Shurz added, “Our new nonstop service to convenient Washington Reagan provides Grand Rapids and Madison travelers lower fares on a more comfortable large jet for their travels to our nation’s capital.”
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, January 5, 2012. Fares shown are each way for nonstop travel through March 5, 2012. Roundtrip purchase not required. Blackout dates of February 17 and 20, 2012 apply to Kansas City-Orlando flights. 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 transferred or 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 FrontierAirlines.com. 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 each way for the first and for the second pieces of checked baggage. Fares do not include passenger facility fees of up to $9 each way, the September 11th Security Fee of up to $5 each way, or fees of $3.80 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.
Terms and Conditions for Double/Triple 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, using promotional code DBLDC (for Grand Rapids-Washington Reagan and Madison-Washington Reagan flights) and promotional code DBMCO (for Kansas City-Orlando flights). Bonus mileage offer is valid for all qualifying Frontier Airlines flights between Grand Rapids and Washington Reagan, Madison and Washington Reagan, and Kansas City and Orlando, January 4 through February 29, 2012. Members must fly on published fare tickets and request to earn EarlyReturns miles to qualify for the double miles. Classic Plus fares will 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 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 80 destinations in the United States, Mexico and Costa Rica. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit FrontierAirlines.com.