Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) is bringing airline service back to the state of Delaware. According to the Associated Press and the Washington Post, Frontier will start Airbus A320 service in Delaware on July 1, offering three flights a week to Chicago (Midway) and Houston from Wilmington (New Castle County Airport).
Service to Orlando and Denver commences on the following day with two flights a week to Orlando and four flights a week to Denver. Twice-weekly service to Tampa starts on July 4.
Wilmington is on the south side of Philadelphia while Frontier’s new service at Trenton, New Jersey is on the north side of Philadelphia. The airline is now bracketing the Philadelphia area and highlights the airline’s new strategy to serve underserved markets.
Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) has announced three new college sponsorships. Three of Frontier’s popular tail image animals are drawing battle lines, sporting team colors and shouting fight songs across the tarmac in preparation for the 2010/2011 college sports season. The company is now the official airline of Colorado State University, University of Colorado and University of Wyoming athletics and has appointed Stanley the bighorn sheep (on N202FR), Humphrey the American bison (on N806FR) and Sally the mustang (on N203FR) as the official animals of these teams.
The carrier will serve as the exclusive airline partner for football and men’s and women’s basketball at all three schools. The partnership will include a Frontier Day at both a CSU and CU football game where the airline will distribute thousands of promotional cards that can be used for discounted air travel. Frontier Day at CSU is October 16, and November 13 at CU.
Frontier inked three-year deals with each program lasting through the 2012/2013 season. Fans can expect to see Frontier signage at each of the school’s football and basketball facilities.
Copyright Photo: Tony Storck. Airbus A320-214 N207FR (msn 4307) prepares to land at Washington (Reagan National).