Frontier Airlines to Resume Tampa, FL Service from Wilmington Airport (ILG)
First Flight Departs on Monday, December 22
(New Castle, DE) On Monday, December 22, 2014, Frontier Airlines will resume commercial air service between Wilmington Airport (ILG) and Tampa International Airport (TPA). The first flight arrives from Tampa at 8:47 a.m. while the first flight bound for the popular Florida destination is scheduled for 9:27 a.m. With the resumption of flights to Tampa, Florida, Frontier now offers non-stop service to both Orlando (MCO) and Tampa from Wilmington Airport through April 30, 2015. Frontier will use the 138-seat Airbus A319 aircraft to serve the routes.
“We’re pleased that Frontier has resumed non-stop air service to Tampa, Florida,” said Stephen Williams, Airports Director for the Delaware River and Bay Authority – the operator of Wilmington Airport (ILG). “It’s a great opportunity to escape the winter weather for the holidays to visit friends or take a family vacation in warm, sunny Florida. And, for baseball fans, spring training is just around the corner.” Williams added that Wilmington Airport features ample, free parking for its customers.
“We’re looking forward to resuming seasonal service from Wilmington to Tampa providing local travelers a low fare option to two popular Florida destinations,” said Todd Lehmacher, Frontier Airlines spokesman.
Following is Frontier’s schedule at Wilmington-Philadelphia Airport ILG:
Route Days of the Week Aircraft
Orlando Tues., Wed., Thurs., and Sun A319
Tampa Monday and Friday A319
Wilmington Airport (ILG)is Delaware’s only commercial-service airport serving the Greater Delaware Valley and the Philadelphia region. Frontier Airlines began its operations at ILG in July 2013. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit FlyFrontier.com.
About the Delaware River and Bay Authority
The DRBA, a bi-state governmental agency created by Compact in 1962, owns and operates the Delaware Memorial Bridge, the Cape May- Lewes Ferry, and the Delaware City – Salem Ferry Crossing. The DRBA also manages corporate and aviation properties through its economic development powers - two airports in New Jersey (Millville Airport and Cape May Airport) and three in Delaware (New Castle Airport, Civil Air Terminal and Delaware Airpark). All DRBA operating revenues are generated through the bridge, ferry and airport facilities. For more information, visit www.drba.net.
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Frontier Plane Landing at Wilmington Airport (ILG)