Frontier Airlines has announced it will begin nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) beginning April 9.
Allegiant Airlines also announced Tuesday it will begin offering a seasonal nonstop flight to Fort Myers, Florida's Punta Gorda regional airport, starting December 14 and flying twice weekly.
The new spots are Jacksonville, Florida; Omaha, Nebraska; Madison, Wisconsin; and Memphis, Tennessee. "The new flights further support our mission to deliver low fares nationwide and we look forward to delivering on our commitment to Low Fares Done Right for the Omaha community". That deal ends Wednesday and only applies to limited dates. The return flight will depart Memphis at 1:34 p.m., arriving in Philadelphia at 5:06 p.m. It will leave Philadelphia at 3:47 p.m. and arrive in Omaha at 6 p.m.
"We are extremely pleased that Frontier has made a decision to add new service to Philadelphia", said Airport Director Bradley Livingston.
Flights to Las Vegas will be on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday and begin April 8, 2018. The Jacksonville flight will leave at 10 p.m. and arrive in Philadelphia at 12:12 a.m. The return flight will leave Omaha at 11:09 a.m., and arrive in Philadelphia at 2:57 p.m. It will leave Omaha at 9:03 p.m. and arrive in Las Vegas at 10 p.m. Arrive ORD: 4:46 p.m.
Frontier is the only carrier serving Madison with flights to and from Philadelphia.