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Frontier Airlines Adds New Nonstop Route Between Wilmington/Philadelphia and Atlanta, Ga. and Detroit, Mich. - Fares as low as $39* thru Nov. 16 only at FlyFrontier.com

By Cape May-Lewes Ferry | Nov 06, 2013
Photo by: DRBA Frontier Airlines Chief Executive Officer David Siegel answers questions during a press conference to announce new service to Atlanta and Detroit. Governor Jack Markell (left) and Stephen Williams, Airports Director, are pictured with Mr. Siegel.

DENVER (Nov. 6, 2013) –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)

Route

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Aircraft

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

Following is the schedule for Frontier’s Detroit service**:

Wilmington-Detroit (beginning April 29, 2014)

Route

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Aircraft

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 service from Wilmington-New Castle Airport operates on 168-seat Airbus 320 aircraft, which offer many 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 service to the Wilmington/Philadelphia area, please visit FlyFrontier.com/Wilmington.

Sign up for email updates at FlyFrontier.com/email-alert to receive special discounts and promotions only available to Frontier’s email subscribers. Special offers are also available by following us on Twitter at Twitter.com/FlyFrontier or by liking us on Facebook at Facebook.com/FlyFrontier.

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

*All transportation fees and taxes included.

**Flight times vary by day of the week. Visit FlyFrontier.com for the full schedule.

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