Frontier Airlines will begin new weekly seasonal nonstop service between Milwaukee General Mitchell International Airport and Tucson International Airport (TIA) January 8 - through April 16, 2011, on Embrarer 190 aircraft.
"Milwaukee is a new nonstop destination for travelers and we anticipate it will be popular with many snowbirds coming to Tucson this winter from Wisconsin, and with locals as well," said TAA President/CEO Bonnie Allin. "This is a positive indicator that airline service is starting to rebound and it is always exciting to add a new city to the lineup of destinations available from Tucson.
"TIA has a long history with Frontier Airlines and we are proud to have them offer their excellent service to Tucson travelers," concluded Ms. Allin.
The new flight will depart weekly on Saturday as follows:
Depart Tucson 6:00 p.m. Arrive Milwaukee 10:24 p.m.
Depart Milwaukee 2:35 p.m. Arrive Tucson 5:24 p.m.
Roundtrip fares currently found on the Frontier website start at $249. http://www.frontierairlines.com/frontier/home.do. Frontier Airlines also offers three daily nonstop flights to Denver, Colorado.
There are eight airlines providing daily nonstop service to 15 destinations from TIA. Airlines and service include: Alaska (Seattle); American (Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft. Worth); Continental (Houston); Delta (Atlanta, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City); Frontier (Denver); Southwest (Albuquerque, Chicago Midway, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego); United (Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco); and US Airways (Phoenix).