Frontier Airlines Will Begin Service From Dulles in August

Frontier Airlines/Credit: Frontier AirlinesReston residents who travel out of nearby Dulles International Airport will have a new low-cost airline option beginning this summer.

Frontier Airlines announced on Tuesday it will launch  service at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) with nonstop flights to 14 destinations and introductory fares as low as $15 each way.

Beginning Aug. 19, Frontier will offer nonstop flights to Atlanta, Charlotte, Orlando, Minneapolis/St.Paul, Chicago-O’Hare, and Tampa.

Service to Cincinnati, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Memphis, Fort Myers, St. Louis, and Jacksonville, Fla. begins Sept. 8.

The airline is hosting a 12-hour, today-only sale with flights from Dulles to any of the new cities for just $15 each way.

Says Frontier: Tickets must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time May 13, 2014, for travel through Nov. 19, 2014. Additional introductory fares as low as $39 will be available at FlyFrontier.com through May 17, 2014. Tickets may be purchased at FlyFrontier.com.

The airlines will use the Z Gates at Dulles.

“The addition of Frontier to the Dulles family represents a significant, positive development for passengers interested in additional low cost, domestic travel options to and from the National Capital region,” Jack Potter, President and CEO, of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, said in a statement. “Today’s announcement of service to 14 destinations coincides perfectly with the other amazing changes taking place at Dulles — enhanced parking options, spacious concourse makeovers and new food, beverage and retail options coming throughout the year.

“With the Washington area economy growing and the Metrorail Silver Line on the way, Dulles will continue to fill the expanding air travel needs for the region and these new options from Frontier will play an important role. We welcome Frontier aboard.”

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