3. WHAT OTHER OPTIONS DO PASSENGERS HAVE AT DAYTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT?
Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta and United offer services at the Dayton airport. Frontier Airlines previously had a presence at the airport, and then discontinued services in May 2013. Low-discount airline Allegiant only offers flights to five cities in Florida.
4. HOW LONG HAS SOUTHWEST OFFERED SERVICES AT DAYTON AIRPORT?
Southwest originally started offering services to Dayton in August 2012 with one, daily round-trip flight to Denver. Then, Southwest had three daily non-stop destinations to Baltimore, Denver and Orlando. Back in April, Southwest shifted all of its Dayton services to fly to its hub at Chicago Midway International Airport.
5. WHY IS SOUTHWEST HEADING TO CINCINNATI?
According to WCPO, CVG offered new incentives to Southwest and other airlines beginning this week. The incentives include waiving landing and gate use fees, among other monetary support. Dayton International Airport has the highest average domestic airline fares in the region. The average airfare out of the Dayton airport is $412, $35 more than other regional airports, according to U.S. Department of Transportation data.
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