Frontier Airlines will suspend 12
Atlanta routes in September and October. The airline said that some, or all, of the routes could be brought back.
“All of these markets are seasonal adjustments. We’ll evaluate the
performance of these markets and then determine which ones will return next
year,” airline spokesman Jim Faulkner wrote in an email Thursday.
Frontier will cease flying from Atlanta to Cleveland, Houston Bush, Austin, San Antonio, Cincinnati, Kansas
City, Indianapolis, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, Raleigh-Durham, Milwaukee and
The Memphis suspension drew consternation from that airport's operator. Frontier only began the thrice-weekly service in
“We are disappointed to lose a route that added competition to
one of our most popular destinations,” said Scott Brockman, CEO of the
Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority. “A
primary goal of our air service recruitment is to provide options for our
passengers. While these three weekly flights apparently did not create enough
demand, we remain steadfast in our relentless pursuit of frequent and
affordable air service.”
Frontier will increase the frequency of its
Memphis-Denver service on Aug. 12 from four times per week to daily.
The discount carrier also said that it will offer
daily service between Orlando and Colorado Springs beginning Oct. 30.