Akron-Canton Airport Offers More Flights and Affordable Fares to Denver and the West

May 18, 2012, 09:16 ET from Akron-Canton Airport

GREEN, Ohio, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Planning to climb a fourteener this summer? If so, head to Denver or out west from Akron-Canton Airport (CAK). Starting today, Friday, May 18, 2012, Frontier Airlines will upgrade their two daily flights from CAK to/from Denver to the Airbus 320, the largest jet in their fleet. These spacious 168 seat jets are the biggest airplanes landing at CAK this summer. Additionally, AirTran Airways will begin service to Denver with one daily nonstop flight on June 3, 2012 aboard the Boeing 717. The AirTran flight departs CAK at 12:29 p.m. and departs Denver at 2:25 p.m. Both airlines offer everyday affordable fares.

"We are eager to welcome more westbound travelers to CAK this summer," said Rick McQueen, president and CEO. "With exceptional service and low fares offered by Frontier and AirTran, Customers flying to the mile-high city and beyond will begin their adventure off right. These new flights help make Akron-Canton Airport a better way to go out west."

On Frontier Airlines, passengers will love the roomy cabins, STRETCH seating options, DirecTV ®, big overhead bins and, of course, Frontier's award-winning inflight experience. AirTran Airways, offering business class seating, will be flying to Denver until August 11, 2012. Southwest Airlines will assume Denver flying and add new flights to Chicago Midway from CAK on August 12, 2012. Customers can book their low fares to Denver at FrontierAirlines.com or AirTran.com. Southwest fares, available immediately (for flights after August 12, 2012), can only be booked at Southwest.com.

About Akron-Canton Airport  
Akron-Canton Airport offers low fares and relaxing experience. CAK's airfares are the 14th average lowest in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics. CAK 2018, the airport's 10-year, $110-million capital improvement plan continues.  A new state-of-the-art security checkpoint and the extension and safety upgrade of runway 5/23 are completed. 2012 projects include a new aircraft rescue and firefighting maintenance facility and additional automobile parking. Keep up to date on all things CAK at akroncantonairport.com. You also can join the conversation about CAK and your travels at Facebook.com/akroncantonairport or Twitter.com/CAKairport.  Akron-Canton Airport a better way to go®. 

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