Another day, another 19 new flights land in Austin. Just a day after news broke that Southwest Airlines is expanding its service in Austin with three new routes (including one to San Francisco), low-cost airline Frontier says it's more than doubling its service to Austin, according to a release.
Beginning April 14, Frontier will begin nonstop service from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to the following destinations: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Buffalo, New York; Charleston, South Carolina; Detroit; Indianapolis; Jacksonville, Florida; Milwaukee; Minneapolis-St. Paul; Omaha, Nebraska; Portland, Oregon; Providence, Rhode Island; Reno, Nevada; Seattle; and Tampa, Florida.
Later this year, the airline will also add service from Austin to Cleveland; Charlotte, North Carolina; Cincinnati; Columbus; and San Jose, California.
In celebration of the new routes, Frontier is offering one-way fares from $39-59 now through midnight on April 11. Introductory offers include flights from Austin to Albuquerque (ABQ); Cincinnati (CVG); Charleston (CHS); Columbus (CMH); Indianapolis (IND); Portland (PDX); Phoenix (PHX); and Reno (RNO).
With the addition of these new routes, Frontier becomes the second largest carrier servicing ABIA. It's second only to, you guessed it, Southwest.