RDU Airport, N.C. – Pack your bags and prepare to spin the roulette wheel. There’s now a new way to fly from central North Carolina to Las Vegas. Frontier launches daily nonstop service August 14 between Raleigh-Durham International Airport and McCarran International Airport in Sin City.
“Our network continues to expand in markets where people want to fly,” said Josh Flyr, Frontier Airlines vice president – network and revenue. “Customers flying between RDU and Las Vegas will now have a new low-cost option.”
“Exceptional air service is critical to growing, thriving communities,” said Michael Landguth, president and CEO of the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority. “Frontier’s new nonstop service provides our customers with more opportunities to travel to one of America’s most exciting cities and connect them with the people and places that matter most.”
Frontier Airlines flight will depart RDU daily at 7:55 p.m. and arrive in Las Vegas at 9:55 p.m. local time. The return flight departs Las Vegas at 10:50 p.m. local time flying overnight to RDU with an arrival time of 6:20 a.m. the next morning.
Frontier will use 186-seat, Airbus 320 aircraft with two class service to serve the route. About 250 fly between RDU and Las Vegas both ways, each day.
Tickets are on sale now, visit www.flyfrontier.com to book.
About Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 60 destinations in the United States, Dominican Republic and Mexico on nearly 300 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier’s hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company’s signature Rocky Mountain hospitality to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2016 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was recently named the industry’s most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) as a result of superior technology and operational efficiencies.
About the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority and its 300 staff operates and manages Raleigh-Durham International Airport, the primary air travel gateway to central North Carolina. The airport served more than 11 million passengers in 2016, about 30,000 customers every day. RDU is home to more than 5,000 employees and contributes more than $8.5 billion and 20,000 jobs to the region’s economy each year. The Airport Authority has won the Triangle Business Journal’s Heathiest Employer of the Triangle for the past three years straight and in 2017 was named the best connected medium hub airport by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s International Center for Aviation.