Posted Friday, June 1, 2012 --- 12:35 p.m.
Press Release from the Dane County Regional Airport:
Madison, WI - Frontier Airlines’ expanded Madison, Wis. (MSN) service takes to the skies with the launch of year-round nonstop service to/from Orlando International Airport (MCO) on June 3 and daily nonstop service to/from Washington, D.C. Reagan (DCA) on June 7. The Orlando service moves from seasonal to year-round and includes an aircraft upgrade from a 99-seat Embraer 190 to a 138-seat Airbus 319. The D.C. service increases from three times weekly to daily with a significantly improved flight schedule.
The airline known for its low fares and customer-friendly service now offers three nonstop routes from Madison, as well as connections throughout the western United States via daily service to its Denver hub. Frontier provides the only nonstop service from Madison to both Orlando and Washington, D.C.
“The Madison community is doing a great job of supporting Frontier, so we’re happy to keep adding nonstop service – now daily to both Washington, D.C. and Denver and year-round to Orlando,” said Daniel Shurz, Frontier’s senior vice president, Commercial. “We’re looking forward to seeing even more residents of the Madison area taking advantage of the great travel values offered at FrontierAirlines.com.”
Added Dane County Executive Joe Parisi, “Frontier's continued commitment to south-central Wisconsin has a significant economic impact on the Dane County region. Having a low-cost carrier based in Madison, providing nonstop flights to more destinations, helps to make Dane County a world-class destination to live, work and play.”
“We are extremely pleased that Frontier has decided to add additional flight options for our customers traveling to and from Madison,” said Airport Director Bradley Livingston, AAE. “As south-central Wisconsin residents continue to choose our airport, we will continue to be able to add additional nonstop flight options.”
Orlando service will operate on 138-seat Airbus 319 aircraft, while Washington, D.C. service will operate on 99-seat Embraer 190 aircraft. STRETCH seating, providing an additional 5 to 7 inches of legroom, and the airline’s new SELECT seating product are available on every flight. Additionally, the Airbus aircraft offer 24 channels of DirecTV® and three channels of hit movies at every seat, while the Embraer aircraft offer onboard Wi-Fi service from Gogo®. FrontierAirlines.com offers the airline’s guaranteed lowest fares and is the only place that STRETCH seating and SELECT seating are available at the time of booking.
Members of Frontier’s EarlyReturns frequent flyer program can earn double miles* for every qualifying flight they take between Madison and Washington, D.C. June 7 through July 7, 2012. Pre-registration is required. For details, visit FrontierAirlines.com/memberoffers. The EarlyReturns program recently announced that it has eliminated blackout dates for award tickets; this means that members can now redeem their miles for any available award seat, any day of the year.
For more information or to purchase a Frontier flight, visit FrontierAirlines.com.