By John Ostapkovich
TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — Trenton-Mercer Airport will be offering flights to more destinations staring in April.READ MORE: New Jersey Officials Recommending All Residents Wear Masks Indoors In Certain Situations
The expansion is by Frontier Airlines, the only airline at the airport, according to Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes.
Hughes says Frontier has been happy with patronage on its existing routes.READ MORE: Eviction Moratorium: What Happens To Renters When The CDC Ban Expires?
“Right now, they’re going to Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Fort Myers and New Orleans, but in April they’ll be expanding to Columbus, Detroit, Rlaeigh-Durham, Atlanta and Chicago-Midway.”
Hughes says the expansion will mean seven daily flights, all non-stops, but Frontier won’t be flying to each city every day.MORE NEWS: CBS3 EXCLUSIVE: SEPTA Surveillance Cameras Capture Security Guard Brutally Attacking Passenger
He says the Trenton-Mercer Airport is gaining fans with its short lines and close-in parking, and that Frontier will be offering some steeply discounted fares for booking late January through April to promote the new routes.