SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Pack your bags, more direct flights are now being offered at the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport.
Flights to Denver and Philadelphia are the newest additions to Frontier Airline's itinerary. The first flight in from Denver landed on Friday. Passengers were greeted with a celebration and a ribbon cutting.
As soon as the plane was ready, passengers loaded up on the same plane for the first direct flight from Savannah to Denver. People say this is a great way to get more people to visit our area.
"From a tourism perspective, being able to bring people in non-stop from Philadelphia and Denver is also terrific," said Joseph Marinelli, the President of Visit Savannah. "The idea of attracting people from the west, specifically the Colorado region is very exciting for us and really opens up some new markets."
Fares for the flights to Denver and Philadelphia can be as low as 49 dollars. The company says their low fares allow more people to fly more often.