September 6, 2017

Contact: Tara Hernandez, Marketing & Communications Director (616) 233-6053 or thernandez@grr.org 

Frontier Airlines Adds Nonstop Service to Fort Myers 
 
Grand Rapids, Mich. – Frontier Airlines announced a return to Grand Rapids (GRR) last month,  and today the airline announced additional nonstop seasonal service to Fort Myers; starting in December.  
 
Frontier, headquartered in Denver, will be serving the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) with three weekly nonstop flights to Fort Myers (RSW) on A320 aircraft. The service is in addition to nonstop service from Grand Rapids to Orlando (MCO), and Denver (DEN).  
 
“With the addition of seasonal service to Fort Myers, travelers in West Michigan now have access to low-cost flight options to two great Florida destinations this winter,” said Richard Oliver, spokesman – Frontier Airlines. “Fort Myers is the gateway to the Southwest Florida region, and with our low-cost and reliable flights, we’re the best value in travel.”  
 
The Fort Myers service is scheduled weekly for departures on Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday. The service begins December 10, 2017, and will operate through April 2018.   
 
“We are thankful to already see growth in Frontier’s route map, especially to a popular destination like Fort Myers,” said GFIA President & CEO Jim Gill. “As we all know, nonstop service to our Florida markets is important, especially from December through April. We look forward to welcoming Frontier in our market.”  
 
Booking is available now on Frontier’s website, www.flyfrontier.com, for travel starting December 10, 2017 through April 7, 2018.  
 
Frontier previously served Grand Rapids from 2010 through 2013.  
 
For interviews, please contact Tara Hernandez. 

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About GFIA 

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) is the second busiest airport in Michigan. The airport served over 2.6 million passengers in 2016 and over 7,000 travelers pass through GFIA each day.  The Gerald R. Ford International Airport offers nonstop service to 24 major market destinations with more than 120 daily nonstop flights.  The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is managed and operated by the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority.  GFIA generates over $3.1 billion in annual economic output throughout West Michigan, and employs over 1,500 people.  For more information on GFIA visit: www.flyford.org or follow the airport on Twitter: @FlyGRFord