The announcement of new air service from Frontier Airlines today is a major advancement for Lehigh Valley International Airport. Frontier Airlines plans to serve our top destination of Orlando where over 100,000 passengers travel on an annual basis.
Allentown, PA (PRWEB) February 29, 2012
Frontier Airlines announced that it will begin serving Lehigh Valley International Airport in Allentown, Pa. (ABE) with year-round, nonstop service to Orlando, Fla. (MCO) beginning May 26, 2012. The new service will operate twice weekly.
“We’re very pleased to provide travelers in the Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton area with Frontier’s low-fare, customer-pleasing service to Orlando,” said Greg Aretakis, vice president of revenue production for Frontier. “We’re confident they will appreciate our nonstop flights to Orlando International Airport – the closest airport to Orlando's world-class attractions, the Orange County Convention Center and the downtown business district.”
Introductory fares for the Allentown-Orlando service begin at $90* each way. This fare, which includes all taxes and fees, is available at FrontierAirlines.com through March 14, 2012, for travel through Sept. 9, 2012. Reservations on the route are currently available only from Frontier Airlines; sales through other outlets will begin Sunday.
“We are delighted to welcome Frontier Airlines to Lehigh Valley International Airport,” commented Tony Iannelli, chairman of the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority Board of Governors. “This announcement is a tremendous accomplishment for the Lehigh Valley Region. We look forward to a long-standing partnership with Frontier Airlines.”
The new Orlando route will operate on 138-seat Airbus 319 aircraft – featuring leather seats, five rows of STRETCH seating with an additional 5 to 7 inches of legroom, and 24 channels of DirecTV® with three channels of hit movies available at every seat.
Following is the schedule for the new route:
Allentown-Orlando (begins May 26, 2012)
MCO-ABE, departs: 8:31 am, arrives: 10:58 am, frequency: Tues, Sat, Aircraft: A319
ABE-MCO, departs:11:40 am., arrives: 2:00 pm, frequency: Tues, Sat, Aircraft: A319
"The announcement of new air service from Frontier Airlines today is a major advancement for Lehigh Valley International Airport. Frontier Airlines plans to serve our top destination of Orlando where over 100,000 passengers travel on an annual basis," stated Charles R. Everett Jr., Executive Director for the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority.
For more information or to purchase a Frontier flight, visit FrontierAirlines.com.
Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc.
*Terms and Conditions for Introductory Fares
Tickets must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, March 14, 2012. Fares shown are each way for travel through September 9, 2012. Roundtrip purchase not required. Blackout date of July 8, 2012, applies. A 14-day advance purchase is required. Seats are limited at these fares and certain flights and/or days of travel may be unavailable, especially during busy travel periods. Tickets are nonrefundable, but depending on the fare type purchased may be transferred for $50 or reissued for alternate flights for $50, as well as a possible fare increase to a non-promotional fare type. The name change fee and itinerary change fee are not exclusive of each other. Previously purchased tickets may not be exchanged for these special fare tickets. Flight segment(s) must be cancelled prior to scheduled departure time or the ticket(s) and all monies will be forfeited.
Fares shown reflect purchase at FrontierAirlines.com. Tickets purchased on Frontier’s website and with Frontier’s Reservations centers must be paid for at the time the reservation is made, but may be canceled for a full refund without penalty up to 24 hours after the time of purchase. Depending on the fare type purchased, a $20 fee may be charged each way for the first and for the second pieces of checked baggage. Fares shown include all fees and taxes and are subject to change without notice.
Some markets do not offer daily connections. Due to schedule changes, markets may not connect throughout the valid travel period.
Flights are operated by Frontier Airlines, Republic Airlines or Chautauqua Airlines. Some flights may require connections. Fares and schedules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply.
About Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc., an airline holding company that also owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 18th year of operations, Frontier offers service to more than 70 destinations in the United States, Mexico and Costa Rica. The airline employs 5,000 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit FrontierAirlines.com.
About Lehigh Valley International Airport
Lehigh Valley International Airport is conveniently located near Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, Pennsylvania and is served by Air Canada, AirTran Airways*, Allegiant Air, Continental, Delta, Direct Air, United and US Airways with 13 nonstop destinations with connections to the world. LVIA serves a twelve county area with a population base of 3.6 million people. The Airport is easily accessible from communities in eastern Pennsylvania and northern New Jersey areas. For more information on LVIA, visit http://http://www.flylvia.com.