Frontier Airlines Adds New Nonstop Route Between Wilmington/Philadelphia and Atlanta, Ga. and Detroit, Mich

Published on : Wednesday, November 6, 2013

frontier airlineFrontier 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.comuntil 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,



“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,, 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

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