Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines will launch 42 routes between mid-April and the end of June, with most servicing middle-sized markets.

“Travelers between big cities have enjoyed low fares while many markets have remained overpriced and underserved,” Frontier Airlines President Barry Biffle said in a statement Thursday. “Frontier’s low fares in these new markets will benefit millions of new fliers who are forced to drive because they haven’t found affordable air travel options — or they simply stay at home."

Among the new routes will be two from Austin, two from Charlotte, four from Cincinnati, four from Cleveland, three from Kansas City, three from Milwaukee, three from Nashville, three from New Orleans, three from Portland, Ore., three from Raleigh/Durham, two from St. Augustine, Fla., and one each from Indianapolis, Memphis and St. Louis. Nearly all of those routes will connect travelers to large markets, including Philadelphia, Orlando, Chicago O’Hare, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas-Fort Worth, Phoenix, Atlanta and Houston Bush Intercontinental.

Introductory one-way fares on the routes, purchased by Jan. 17, will be as low as $39. Tickets of $59 one-way will be offered on many of the routes once regular pricing begins.

Fares on Frontier don’t include carry-on bags. However, the airline’s bundled fare package, called The Works, includes one carry-on bag, one checked bag, best available seat, priority boarding and full refundability, and is available on several of the new routes for $108 one-way.

Frontier will service the new routes either three or four days each week. None of the new flights will operate daily.

Biffle said that Frontier sees the opportunity to expand its network to hundreds more mid-market routes across the U.S. in the coming years.

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