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 Memphis.

The Memphis suspension drew consternation from that airport's operator. Frontier only began the thrice-weekly service in April.

“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.


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