Monday - Sep 25, 2017

Frontier Airlines to begin flights from Denver to Chicago O’Hare

Frontier Airlines set to begin offering direct flights from Denver to Chicago O'Hare

Frontier Airlines  have recently announced their plans  to launch a direct service from Denver International Airport (DIA) to Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Frontier, who is based in Denver already offers a service from DIA to Chicago’s Midway International Airport, and will now be enhancing their schedule to the Windy City by providing flights to O’Hare International Airport, beginning from 1 October.

By adding this latest route, Frontier hasn’t changed the number of its direct destinations from DIA to 72 with the number of direct destinations departing from O’Hare International Airport rising to eight.

The airline plans to operate daily flights between the two high traffic airports five days a week, meaning Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday as well as Sunday.

By increasing their services, Frontier will now be taking on DIA’s leading carrier, United Airlines, on what is regarded as the prime route between two of its major airport destinations, with United offering flights that embark several times a day between the two airports.

A spokesperson for Frontier Airlines’s stated that the company planned to offer fares the most out of five around $59 each way, with these competitive prices being part of the airline’s recent decision to transform themselves into a low-cost no-frills carrier.

In keeping with their friendly family atmosphere, passengers on a Frontier Airlines flight who found themselves in the uncomfortable position of being stranded on the tarmac for more than an hour at Cheyenne Regional Airport in Wyoming, after their flight from Washington D.C. to Denver was forced to divert there as a result of severe weather conditions.

Instead of leaving them hungry and frustrated, the pilot sent out for no less than 50  giant pizzas  to help the passengers forget their predicament. By the time the pizzas had been consumed, the weather had taken  a turn for the better, allowing  the plane to take off, finally arriving at Denver International Airport, although five hours later than scheduled, but filled with satisfied passengers.

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