The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority and Frontier Airlines have announced that the Denver-based airlines will once again provide air service to the Memphis International Airport beginning March 2014. Frontier’s service in Memphis will feature four weekly nonstop flights to Denver, and opens up connections to 12 different western cities, including San Francisco, Seattle/Tacoma, Phoenix, San Diego, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Portland.
“This exciting announcement from Frontier Airlines is the beginning of a new era of affordable airfare choices for our passengers,” said Jack Sammons, Chairman of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority Board of Commissioners. “I am confident Frontier’s direct service to Denver will be warmly embraced by passengers in our region.”
“We are excited to offer nonstop service to the birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” said Greg Aretakis, Frontier’s vice president, network and revenue management. “We’re confident that travelers will love our friendly, low-fare service to Memphis, and we look forward to welcoming Memphis-area travelers as they fly to our home state of Colorado, or connect onward to popular destinations in the west.”
This new service will operate on 138-seat Airbus 319 aircraft, which offer more customer amenities, including five rows of comfortable STRETCH seating with an additional six inches of legroom, and the airline’s SELECT seating product.
To celebrate the return of Frontier service to Memphis, the airline is promoting fares as low as $69 each for travel booked on www.flyfrontier.com through Sunday, October 12, 2014.