Fly south -- or east -- for the winter on Frontier
From Tucson’s high desert region and the famed San Antonio Riverwalk to New York City’s fall foliage and Boston’s Fenway Park, Frontier Airlines’ new, nonstop and upgraded flight offerings from Mitchell Airport get you there. Check out deals on these flights and more at www.frontierairlines.com!
New and upgraded service offerings include:
- New, nonstop flights from MKE to Branson, MO began July 1.
- New, twice-daily nonstop flights to Hartford, CT beginning September 27.
- New, four-times-weekly nonstop flights to San Antonio, TX beginning November 19.
- New, weekly seasonal nonstop service to Tucson, AZ January 8 through April 16, 2011.
- Upgraded aircraft service to Boston, New York City, Washington, D.C. on larger Airbus A319 planes beginning November 19.
- Upgraded aircraft service to Philadelphia, PA on larger E170 planes beginning November 19.
“Like” United Airlines and win!
United Airlines is celebrating the launch of its new Facebook page…and you’re invited! In honor of United’s growing fan base, the airline, which operates 10 flights per day out of Mitchell Airport, will be giving away a set of roundtrip tickets EVERY WEEK until September 22. Simply visit United’s Facebook page, check out the ‘Win a Flight!’ tab, and register to win. Where will you go to celebrate?
MKE average fares almost $100 less than O’Hare’s
Milwaukee’s Mitchell Airport keeps falling toward the bottom of a list, and that’s a good thing! Recently released U.S. Department of Transportation data for 1st Quarter 2010 shows that the average airfare out of Milwaukee dropped lower than the average at 93 other U.S. airports. Mitchell Airport's average fare was $98 less than O'Hare's, $78 less than the nation's average and less than Midway Airport's by $17. MKE’s average Q1 2010 fares decreased by 16.6 percent over the same period last year. Airport officials attribute falling fares to an increase in competition from low-fare airlines. “Travelers from this region, including northern Illinois, see Mitchell as a low-fare, easy and accessible airport," said Barry Bateman, Airport Director at Mitchell Airport. See for yourself, and compare fares at
Summer travel brings more passengers than ever to MKE
With average airfares out of MKE among the lowest in the nation, travelers are flocking to Mitchell Airport and breaking records along the way. June 2010 brought more than 900,000 passengers to the airport, an all-time one-month high, increasing nearly 30 percent over last June 2009’s 710,767 passengers. Check out our list of more than 40 nonstop destinations nationwide!
Burgers, shakes and fries, oh my!
Mitchell Airport’s Concourse D is now home to American-50’s diner Johnny Rockets, combining delicious food with a classic, family-friendly feel. There’s even a veggie burger! You want fries with that?
For another globetrotting experience, visit Mitchell’s newest restaurant, French Meadow Bakery & Cafe. The eatery specializes in offering vegan, veggie and gluten-free European-inspired dishes using fresh, local and organic ingredients any time of the day.
If you’re in the mood for an out-of-country experience but you’re flying domestic, visit Nonna Bartolotta’s for Italian-style cuisine. Nonna’s just added patio seating to its menu and reconfigured the bar to allow for more patrons. So grab a seat and bring on the bellinis! Bon appetit!
What happens at the baseball park…can end with a trip to Vegas!
Hey sports fans, what could be better than an evening at the ballpark? How about following it with a weekend in Vegas? Milwaukee’s Mitchell Airport, Southwest Airlines and the Lake County Fielders
baseball team invite you to test lady luck for a chance to win an expenses-paid weekend in Las Vegas for two! Mitchell Airport, Southwest and the Fielders will send two lucky fans on an instant Las Vegas weekend getaway following the August 19 in-game promotion known as “Vegas Night” on the Fielder’s home turf in Zion, Ill.
Fans should arrive at the ballpark with their bags packed and visit the “Vegas Night”
registration table to enter the contest. Four finalists will be randomly selected and invited onto the field during the eighth inning where they will participate in a wooden airplane distance competition. The winner and one guest, who also should be packed and present at the game, instantly will be transported from the field by limousine to a hotel near Mitchell Airport for a restful evening before departing Friday morning for an expenses-paid weekend in Las Vegas, returning to MKE Sunday evening. Get the party started at the game, and finish it in Vegas, baby!