Leading low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has once again resumed its seasonal service between Tampa International Airport and Wilmington Airport. Apart from Tampa, the airline will also be offering nonstop flights to Orlando International Airport as well from Wilmington.
The seasonal service to both the Florida destinations will operate through April 30, 2015. The airline will operate flights to the two cities utilizing its 138-seat Airbus A319 aircraft.
The officials at Wilmington-Philadelphia Airport (ILG) said that the flights on Wilmington-Orlando route will be operated four times every week, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. The flights on Wilmington-Tampa route will however be operated only twice weekly, on Mondays and Fridays.
Wilmington-Philadelphia Airport is presently Delaware’s only airport handling commercial air service to the Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley region. The airline launched its operations at ILG from July 2013.
Todd Lehmacher, Spokesman of Frontier Airlines, said, “The resuming of seasonal service to Tampa and Orlando from Wilmington would enable the local travelers to gain access to cheap airfares and conveniently connect to these popular destinations in Florida.”
Stephen Williams, Airports Director for the Delaware River and Bay Authority, was also elated at the resumption of seasonal service from Wilmington. He said that this is a great opportunity for the people to escape the harsh winter weather and head to the warm, sunny Florida for a family vacation or simply visiting friends. The service will also provide beneficial for the baseball fans as well because spring training is due to start anytime soon.