SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC) on Thursday restarted nonstop service from Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) to Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers (RSW).
Denver, Colorado–based Frontier will offer flights to Fort Myers three times per week, per the original announcement on Aug 23. Frontier Airlines describes itself as an “ultra-low fare carrier,” according to its Thursday news release.
“As demand for Central New York air travel options surges to unprecedented levels, we appreciate our partner Frontier Airlines relaunching their nonstop service to Fort Myers,” Jason Terreri, executive director of the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority, said in the Frontier release. “We thank our partner Frontier Airlines for recognizing and seizing the opportunity to help us meet the growing needs of our community.”
Besides the route to Fort Myers, Frontier also noted that it offers nonstop service from SYR to Denver (DEN) and Orlando (MCO).
Frontier is also restarting similar flights to Fort Myers from Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF), beginning Friday, the carrier said.
In addition, Frontier Airlines said it’s offering fares as low as $49, which interested travelers must purchase by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on Nov. 20.
Fares are valid for nonstop travel through March 6, 2024, on select days of week, Frontier said. The following blackout dates apply: Nov. 25-27, 2023; Dec. 21-31, 2023; Jan. 1-6, 15-16, 2024; Feb. 19, 22-25, 2024. Seven-day advance purchase is required. Round-trip purchase is not required.