Officials revealed a new airline is coming to the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
On Monday, Frontier Airlines announced a non-stop service from CVG to Denver International Airport (DEN), beginning on May 17. The new service with connections will also offer 19 destinations for travelers beyond Denver.
"We are proud to offer this additional nonstop connection to Denver and the west coast for our business and leisure passengers in the region," says Candace S. McGraw, chief executive officer of CVG.
From DEN to CVG: Departs 6:59 p.m., Arrives 11:35 p.m. - Daily except Saturdays
To celebrate the new service, Frontier announced fares will be offered at $99 each way, available through Feb. 2 at www.flyfrontier.com.
An added bonus: The flights will offer 30 channels of DIRECTV service at every seat.
CVG leaders recently outlined
plans for 2011 and the next five years as its 1974 agreements with Delta and
other airlines expire in 2015.
Norwalk, Conn.-based Southern Air
is relocating its headquarters to the Queen City. The cargo carrier is
moving and slashing 120 jobs for "strategic and financial reasons,"
CEO Dan McHugh
said in an email to employees, some of whom will be given the option to
CVG airport is Southern Air's
largest hub of activity and also a global hub for DHL Express,
its largest customer, McHugh said in the note.