Michael Garko, Fly Guys Blog
The past twelve months have seen Frontier Airlines grow at a rapid rate at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport.
This week, the Denver-based airline announced it would continue its growth at Las Vegas with new service to Nashville and Tampa beginning September 6.
With the new service, Frontier will now serve 19 destinations out of Las Vegas. In the past year, Frontier has added new service from Las Vegas to Columbus, Ohio; Colorado Springs, Colo.; Houston; Miami; Milwaukee; Pittsburgh; Salt Lake City and San Antonio.
“We are thrilled that our partners at Frontier Airlines continue to expand service to Las Vegas,” Cathy Tull, senior vice president of marketing for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor’s Authority, said in a release announcing the new service.
“Frontier is the fastest growing domestic carrier in Las Vegas, helping the destination set a new visitation record of more than 42.3 million visitors last year,” she said. “Every new seat provides opportunity for continued growth.”
Frontier will compete with rival Southwest Airlines on both routes.
Frontier’s flight to Nashville International Airport will leave daily at 9:55 a.m., arriving in Nashville at 3:30 p.m., local time. The return flight leaves Nashville at 4:25 p.m., arriving at McCarran at 6:30 p.m.
The flight to Tampa International Airport will leave daily at 9:50 p.m., arriving at 5:15 a.m., the next day. The return flight leaves Tampa at 6:50 a.m., arriving in Las Vegas at 8:50 a.m., Pacific time.
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