• Joe Breitfeller

Frontier Airlines Begins Service at New Castle Airport in Delaware; Adds Phoenix and Ontario Routes

Frontier Airlines launched service from New castle Airport in Delaware on Thursday with inaugural nonstop service to Orlando. The carrier also added service from Phoenix to Sacramento and Ontario, California, as well as between Ontario and Las Vegas and Phoenix.


Frontier Airlines Airbus A321 - Courtesy Frontier Airlines

On Thursday (February 11, 2021), Frontier Airlines announced the launch of service from New Castle Airport (ILG) in Delaware with inaugural service to Orlando International Airport (MCO). The route will be operated three times weekly and the carrier is offering introductory fares starting at only $19. In Thursday’s announcement, Frontier Airlines’ Senior Vice President of Commercial, Daniel Schurz, said,


“We’re overjoyed to begin service at New Castle Airport with nonstop flights to Orlando and return commercial air service to Delaware. Air service is an economic driver for communities and Frontier is committed to providing ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to local flyers. We’re delighted to welcome Wilmington area travelers onboard and look forward to continuing our incredibly valuable partnership with the Delaware River and Bay Authority.”


In a separate press release, the airline announced the launch of two new routes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) and Ontario International Airport (ONT) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF), both in California. To celebrate the launch of the new routes, Frontier is offering fares from only $29. Further speaking on the new Phoenix routes, Daniel Schurz, added,


“We’re excited to expand at Phoenix Sky Harbor with new nonstop flights to two highly requested California destinations; Ontario and Sacramento. Frontier’s ‘Low Fares Done Right’ offer an affordable and convenient alternative to driving and, like all Frontier service, these new flights will adhere to our highest health standards, including required mask wearing, temperature screenings and enhanced cleaning.”


Finally, Frontier Airlines further announced on Thursday (February 11, 2021), the launch of new service between Ontario International Airport (ONT) in California and both Las Vegas (LAS) and Phoenix (PHX). Celebrating the launch of the new routes from Ontario, the carrier is offering fares on the new route starting at only $29. Commenting on the new routes from Ontario, Frontier’s VP – Commercial, Daniel Shurz, stated,


“We’re delighted to expand once more in Southern California with nonstop flights to Las Vegas and Phoenix. Frontier’s affordable service is a faster alternative to driving from the Los Angeles area to Las Vegas and Phoenix and will give travelers more time to spend at their destination. Like all Frontier service, these new flights will adhere to our highest health standards, including required mask wearing, temperature screenings and enhanced onboard cleaning.”


Frontier Airlines Starts Service From New Castle Airport in Delaware, Adds Routes From Phoenix and Ontario, California - Courtesy Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is committed to “Low Fares Done Right.” The Denver-based carrier operates over 100 Airbus A320 Family aircraft and has the largest Airbus A320neo fleet in the U.S., delivering the highest level of fuel-efficiency and noise footprint reduction compared to previous generation models. Frontier offers customers the ability to customize travel to their needs and budget, including base fares, a-la-carte options and one low-priced bundle called the WORKS.


Frontier’s commitment to families includes their ‘Discount Den’ travel club which allows children 14 years and younger to fly free on qualifying flights. The airline’s family friendly FRONTIER Miles loyalty program allows guests to earn one mile for every mile flown and permits the family pooling of miles, making it easier to earn rewards. Frontier currently has 150 new Airbus aircraft on order, which will continue to deliver on their mission of providing affordable travel across America.



Source: Frontier Airlines

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