Frontier Airlines Coming to Dulles International Airport

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    Discount carrier Frontier Airlines will start service at Dulles International Airport in August. Transportation reporter Adam Tuss has the story.

    A new airline is flying into Dulles International Airport.

    Frontier Airlines, a low-cost carrier based in Denver, announced Tuesday that it will offer flights to 14 cities from the Virginia airport.

    To introduce itself to the area, the company is offering a 12-hour, one-day-only sale, with flights from Dulles to any of the new cities for just $15 each way. Tickets must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, however the high volume of traffic to Frontier's website caused it to crash and struggle to keep up with customers trying to book flights.

    Flights from Dulles will begin Aug. 19, offering nonstop flights to Atlanta, Charlotte, Orlando, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and Tampa.

    Service to Chicago-O'Hare, Cincinnati, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Memphis, Fort Myers, St. Louis, and the St. Augustine/Jacksonville area begins Sept. 8.

    The airline already services Baltimore-Washington International Airport and Reagan National Airport.