Frontier adds flights to Florida, Myrtle Beach from Delaware Valley


Frontier Airlines announced three new routes from Philadelphia to Myrtle Beach, Palm Beach and Sarasota/Bradenton. The carrier emphasized it is taking many steps in ensure safety of passengers during the coronavirus pandemic

The carrier will be the first U.S. airline to implement mandatory temperature screenings for passengers and team members beginning June 1.

Frontier is slated to offer nonstop flights from Wilmington-New Castle beginning in mid-November.

Frontier offers deep discount base fares and charges for seat assignments, luggage in overhead bins and other services.

“We’re thrilled to expand Frontier’s service in Philadelphia with new nonstop flights to three world-class beach destinations,” said Daniel Shurz, senior vice president of commercial for Frontier Airlines. “Frontier has been at the forefront in implementing numerous measures to support passenger well-being in-flight and we are seeing a strong uptick in summer travel demand. We anticipate these new routes to three of the country’s most popular vacation destinations will be in high demand as family and friends seek affordable domestic summer travel options.”

Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) July 2, 2020 Thursday, Sunday $39* Thursday
Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) July 3, 2020 Monday, Friday $39* Monday
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) June 6, 2020 Saturday $39* Saturday

Additionally, in April, Frontier announced sweeping health and safety enhancements affecting every step of a customer’s travel journey with the airline. Beginning with required face coverings that must be worn by all passengers and team members throughout every flight and a health acknowledgement. Prior to completing check-in via the company’s website or mobile app, passengers are required to confirm that:

  • Neither they nor anyone in their household has exhibited Covid-19 related symptoms in the last 14 days
  • They will check their temperature before heading to the airport and not travel if they have a fever
  • They will wash their hands/sanitize before boarding the flight
  • They understand and acknowledge the airline’s face covering policy and pre-boarding temperature screening policies

Frontier also introduced a fogging disinfectant to its aircraft cleaning and sanitation protocols, which provides a safe, certified disinfecting solution proven to be effective against many viruses, including coronavirus. The fogging includes virtually every surface in the passenger cabin. Planes are wiped down every night with additional disinfectant, as well.

During flight, main cabin air is a mix of fresh air drawn from outside and air that has been passed through an air filtration system that features HEPA filters capable of capturing respiratory virus particles at more than 99.7% efficiency – similar to those used in hospital environments. Frontier’s modern all-Airbus fleet is among the youngest in the world – all aircraft currently in operation are less than four years old.

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