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Frontier Airlines Adds New Nonstop Route Between Wilmington/Philadelphia and Fort Myers, Fla - .Fares as low as $45 thru June 29 at FlyFrontier.com

By Cape May-Lewes Ferry | Jun 26, 2013
Photo by: DRBA Press conference attendees tour A320 aircraft at New Castle's Wilmington/Philadelphia Airport.

DENVER (June 26, 2013) – 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)

Route               Departs           Arrives            Frequency

ILG-RSW          10:00 a.m.        12:45 p.m.        Tues               

RSW-ILG          1:30 p.m.          4:10 p.m.          Tues               

ILG-RSW          8:00 a.m.          10:45 a.m.        Sat                  

RSW-ILG          11:30 a.m.        2:10 p.m.          Sat                

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).

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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.

Governor Jack Markell congratulates Daniel Shurz, Frontier Airlines senior vice president on the start of commercial air service at New Castle’s Wilmington/Philadelphia Airport. (Photo by: DRBA)
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