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Frontier Airlines Adds 10 Flights from Philadelphia [Tickets Start at $19]

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Low-cost Frontier Airlines is boosting service from Philadelphia by adding 10 flights from the city.

There’s a lot to cover, so let’s dive into Frontier’s summer schedule!

Frontier’s New Philly Routes Start in May

All told, Frontier says it will serve 39 destinations from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and operate an average of 44 daily departures during the summer of 2024.

Here’s a full look at the new routes:

ServiceStart DateFrequency
Knoxville (TYS)

May 16

Portland, Maine (PWM)3x/week
Milwaukee (MKE)3x/week
Pittsburgh (PIT)2x/daily
Detroit (DTW)Daily
Chicago O’Hare (ORD)May 21Daily
Indianapolis (IND)3x/week
Columbus (CMH)May 223x/week
St. Louis (STL)4x/week
Kansas City (MCI)3x/week
Pensacola (PNS)3x/week

In announcing the expansion, Frontier CEO Barry Biffle noted, “PHL will see the second largest increase in daily departures on Frontier this summer among our major operational bases.”

Booking Frontier Airlines Flights

Frontier is offering promo fares starting at $19 each way to celebrate. If you want to book these promo fares, you must book by 11:59 pm ET time on Feb. 9, 2024. 

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There are several things to keep in mind before booking. Fares are valid for nonstop travel on Monday through Thursday and Saturday, through June 19, 2024, except for:

  • Travel to Las Vegas, Sunday through Wednesday; travel from Las Vegas, Tuesday through Friday.
  • Travel to Florida, Sunday through Wednesday; travel from Florida, Tuesday through Friday.
  • Travel from the U.S. to international destinations, Sunday through Wednesday; Travel from international to U.S. destinations, Tuesday through Friday.

Also, note the numerous blackout dates that Frontier has outlined.

Make sure to book with a credit card that rewards for airfare or travel purchases, like The Platinum Card® from American ExpressChase Sapphire Reserve®, or Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card. All offer welcome bonus offers (after meeting minimum spending requirements), bonus points on airfare, and perks such as complimentary lounge access upon enrollment.

Hot Tip:

Frontier is also offering upgrades to extra-legroom seating on all routes from PHL, starting at $19 each way!

Final Thoughts

This is exciting news from the budget carrier, which will offer new routes from as close as Pittsburgh to as far as Kansas City. If you’re in — or near — Philadelphia and looking for low-cost flight options to any of the above cities, you should book these promo fares just in time for summer.

The information regarding the Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card was independently collected by Upgraded Points and not provided nor reviewed by the issuer.

For rates and fees of The Platinum Card® from American Express, click here.

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Victoria holds a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the Howard University School of Communications and is an award-winning journalist, travel reporter, and the founder of the “Travel With Vikkie” newsletter.


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