On Thursday, low fare carrier Frontier Airlines, announced new non-stop service to three destinations from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.
Beginning in April, Birmingham, Ala.’s first ultra-low cost airline will begin nonstop flights to Denver, Philadelphia and Orlando, Fla.
Frontier will not have daily service in Birmingham. Flights to and from:
- Denver will be offered on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday;
- Philadelphia will be offered on Wednesday and Saturday;
- Orlando will be offered on Monday and Friday.
“We are thrilled to help reduce the cost of flying to and from Birmingham,” said Daniel Shurz, Senior Vice President, commercial. “We are proud to be the first airline to offer ultra-low fares to the community and to offer the only nonstop service to Denver, Philadelphia on-full size jets and new low-fares to Orlando. We look forward to serving The Magic City and introducing this community to our unique brand of Low Fares Done Right.”
“It is indeed a momentous occasion to celebrate these new routes by Frontier Airlines,” stated Interim BAA President and CEO Miguel Southwell. “We will work diligently to build a partnership with Frontier, our local economic development partners and business community, to further expand the airline’s schedule and link Birmingham to even more cities with non-stop flights.”
Frontier flies one the youngest fleet in the industry consisting of Airbus A320 Family jet aircraft. With nearly 200 more new aircraft on order, Frontier will continue to grow and modernize its fleet to deliver on the mission to provide affordable travel across America.
“Frontier is pleased to deliver Low Fares Done Right aboard Airbus A320 Family aircraft,” Shurz continued. “This year, we will proudly call Alabama home not only with new flights from Birmingham, but with new aircraft from Airbus’ U.S.-based Mobile, Ala. production facility.”
Flights are already available for purchase at flyfrontier.com with introductory fares as low as $39, through Feb. 12, each way.