Starting in early January, CIRA will no longer offer service to Denver on a full-time basis. Instead, Frontier Airlines will have flights to Orlando, the airport's most popular destination.
Airport officials say they expect to have Denver service back in time for spring break. The flights to Denver are still doing well, with a 97 percent loading rate for flights.
"Denver and the West are still very much accessible through our American flights through Chicago and Dallas, and through our Delta flights to Minneapolis,” said CIRA spokeswoman Fran Strebing. “So, people going west certainly have that option. It's just the nonstop that's going to be suspended."
That new Frontier service to Orlando will begin in mid-December. The airport is still awaiting official word on when Denver’s seasonal schedule will be.
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