New airline for BWI Marshall starts flights to Denver; service to Orlando scheduled for April start
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport today welcomed the start of service from Frontier Airlines, a new carrier for the airport. Frontier began flights today between BWI Marshall and Denver, Colorado. The airline will add service between BWI Marshall and Orlando, Florida starting on April 11, 2019.
“We are pleased to welcome Frontier Airlines, which offers new opportunities for tourism and business development,” said Ricky Smith, Executive Director of BWI Marshall Airport. “A growing airline, Frontier offers excellent low fare service for local residents and visitors. New flights affirm the strength of our market, which remains very attractive for airline service.”
Frontier will initially offer four weekly roundtrip flights between BWI Marshall Airport and Denver International Airport. The airline will operate the service using its Airbus A320 aircraft. Frontier will begin three roundtrip flights per week between BWI Marshall and Orlando, Florida on April 11, 2019.
“We are excited to be starting service and proud to bring our unique brand of Low Fares Done Right to BWI,” said Jonathan Freed, Director of Corporate Communications for Frontier Airlines. “Frontier is always looking for ways to make travel easier and more affordable, and our reimagined frequent flier program with family-friendly benefits and attainable elite status, as well as our reduced change fees – free if you make changes more than 90 days before you fly – plus our Kids Fly Free program are the latest examples of what we mean by Low Fares Done Right.”
Passenger traffic has grown steadily at BWI Marshall Airport in recent years. 2018 was the fourth-straight record year for BWI Marshall, with passenger traffic increasing 2.9 percent to 27.1 million passengers. BWI Marshall remains the busiest airport in the region.