Frontier plans three new routes in October

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Frontier Airlines will launch service on three new routes from October.

The Denver-based carrier will launch flights between Atlanta and Chicago O'Hare from 2 October, Denver and Chicago O'Hare from 1 October and St Louis and Fort Myers from 3 October.

The airline will operate four times weekly between Atlanta and Chicago, five times weekly between Denver and Chicago and twice weekly between St Louis and Fort Myers.

“We are excited to offer our brand of low fares on these three new routes,” says Daniel Shurz, Frontier’s senior vice president, commercial. “Our recently launched new fare structure offers customers a choice in travel and empowers them to optimize their travel experience for the comfort and value they seek.”

Including the new routes, Frontier will serve 72 cities non-stop from Denver, eight from Chicago O'Hare, 10 from St Louis and five from Fort Myers. The airline operates Airbus A320 family aircraft.

Frontier will compete against American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines on the Atlanta-Chicago route, schedules in Innovata show. American, United and Spirit Airlines currently offer service on Denver-Chicago. Southwest Airlines is the sole carrier operating between St Louis and Fort Myers today.