Frontier Airlines adding service from Jacksonville to San Antonio

A line of passengers enters the jet bridge to board a flight at the San Antonio International Airport on the day before Thanksgiving

It will be the 14 destination for Frontier, which has added and subtracted numerous routes from Cleveland Hopkins in recent years, trying to figure out what works at the airport in the wake of United Airlines' cutbacks in Cleveland since 2014.

The new San Antonio service starts August 13 and will run Mondays and Fridays only.

To celebrate the new service, the airline is offering an introductory fare starting at $59 one way. To get the low fare tickets must be purchased by May 18 with travel on Mondays beginning August 13 and through November 14.

The flights will depart Omaha's Eppley Airfield at 10 a.m. on those days and be on Airbus A319 aircraft seating 150 passengers. Eight of the nine destinations were previously unserved with direct flights from San Antonio.

This map shows the 53 nonstop flight destinations from San Antonio International Airport. Red lines demonstrate upcoming nonstop flights
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United Airlines and United Express operate about 4,600 flights a day to 354 airports on five continents. The service will begin October 4. The airline announced the end of San Antonio service as part of a round of service cuts last fall.

The new flights make Frontier Airlines the largest carrier at the airport in terms of destinations served.

The low-priced carrier announced the addition of six new destinations from JAX last week.

Frontier also offers nonstop flights from Omaha to Austin, Texas; Denver; Las Vegas; Orlando, Florida; and Philadelphia.

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