Frontier Expands Service to Midwest Cities

In the last two weeks, Denver-based Frontier Airlines has expanded its Midwest operations, launching new nonstop service to and from four Midwestern cities, including Des Moines, Milwaukee, Indianapolis and Kansas City, it announced this month.

On Oct. 18, the airline — a subsidiary of Republic Airways — announced new seasonal nonstop service between Kansas City International Airport (MCI) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, Fla., Frontier's 15th nonstop destination from Kansas City. The new, once-weekly service will begin Dec. 18, 2010, and will increase to two weekly roundtrip flights in February.

On Oct. 20, Frontier announced new seasonal nonstop service between Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and Seattle/Tacoma (SEA). Starting Dec. 16, 2010, and concluding Jan. 4, 2011, the airline will operate two weekly flights to between Milwaukee and Seattle.

Also on Oct. 20, Frontier announced plans to increase service between Milwaukee and Phoenix (PHX) and between Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and Cancún, Mexico (CUN). It will operate a second daily nonstop flight between Milwaukee and Phoenix from Feb. 14 through April 17, 2011, and between Indianapolis and Cancún from Feb. 13 through April 17, 2011.

Finally, Frontier announced on Oct. 24 that it would launch new nonstop service between Denver International Airport (DIA) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM). Effective immediately, the new service includes six weekly roundtrip flights.