FRONTIER AIRLINES TO LAUNCH SERVICE TO SIX NEW CITIES FROM T. F. GREEN

(WARWICK, RHODE ISLAND - JULY 18, 2017) – Frontier Airlines will launch new low-fare service between T. F. Green (PVD) and six new cities starting this fall. Frontier will celebrate the new service with fares as low as $39* at flyfrontier.com.

The new cities from Providence include the following: Charlotte N.C.; Fort Myers, Fla.; Miami, Fla; New Orleans, LA; Tampa, Fla. and Raleigh N.C. Frontier will operate these new routes with Airbus A320 family aircraft.  On May 24, Frontier announced Denver and Orlando service from PVD, which is scheduled to start in mid- August. Among the new airlines, both Frontier and Norwegian will have 8 new non-stops routes from Green Airport.

“With today’s announcement, Frontier now offers our Low Fares Done Right product to eight great destinations from Providence,” said Jake Filene, deputy chief operating officer, Frontier Airlines. “Customers traveling from Providence now have a new significantly lower-cost options to reach these great destinations.”

Iftikhar Ahmad, President and CEO for the Rhode Island Airport Corporation, “This is great news for our customers since these destinations are some of our top requested leisure and business markets.  Green Airport has doubled the numbers of non-stops from 17, just a few months ago, to 33 with this announcement. We thank Frontier’s leadership team for increasing their presence at PVD with these additional flights and strengthening our partnership.”     

Jon Savage, Chairman of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation Board of Directors, said, “This has been our sixth announcement since January, four new airlines, two with multiple announcements, including Frontier.  Our focus has not only been on new destinations, but recapturing popular markets that are important to our customers.  These new flights achieve both goals.”       

Frontier is focused on more than low fares. The carrier offers customers the ability to customize their travel to their needs and budget. For example, customers can purchase options a la carte or in one low-priced bundled called the WORKSsm. This bundle offers Frontier’s most popular options for as low as $59** each way and includes refundability, a carry-on bag, a checked bag, the best available seat, waived change fees and priority boarding.

Frontier is also offering a special contest where Providence residents can enter to win two round trip tickets, enter at:  http://bit.ly/PVDgiveaway.

Following is a summary of the new service:

CITY

START DATE

FREQUENCY

Charlotte

Spring 2018

TBD

Fort Myers

Oct. 6

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Miami

Oct. 5

Daily

New Orleans

Oct. 5

Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday

Tampa

Oct. 5

Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday

Raleigh

Spring 2018

TBD

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About Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 80 destinations in the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic and Mexico on nearly 300 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier’s hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company’s signature Low Fares Done Right service to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2016 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was recently named the industry’s most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) as a result of superior technology and operational efficiencies.

About Green Airport

Green (PVD), located 8 miles south of Providence in Warwick, Rhode Island, is the 3rd largest airport in New England, with a catchment area that attracts passengers from nearby Massachusetts and southeastern Connecticut. Almost two-thirds (64%) of New England’s population lives within 75 miles of Green, and 25% of the US population lives within 500 miles of PVD.

Airlines serving Green:  Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, OneJet, Southwest and United.  International service includes TACV, which flies year round from PVD to Cabo Verde; Norwegian Airlines, which will be starting nonstop service to Ireland, Northern Ireland, Norway and Scotland in the summer of 2017, and Azores Airlines with seasonal service to Ponta Delgada and beyond.  Cargo carriers, Fedex and UPS, round out the service.  MBTA commuter rail service connects PVD to Boston.  Visit www.pvdairport.com.

Contact:
Patti Goldstein, Sr. VP External Affairs
pgoldstein@pvdairport.com
401-691-2272