Frontier Airlines will consolidate all its Tampa Bay flights at Tampa International Airport, ending a brief stretch of flying at both TIA and St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport. Frontier moved Milwaukee flights from TIA to the Pinellas airport last December and its Omaha flights in January. In return, St. Petersburg-Clearwater waived six months of airport fees and spent $125,000 marketing the flights. Frontier kept its Denver flights at TIA, but running operations at two airports 11 miles apart ultimately proved too costly for Frontier, said Noah Lagos, director of St. Petersburg-Clearwater International. On Monday, Frontier said Milwaukee and Omaha flights will return to TIA in December and it will begin new, twice-weekly service to Des Moines. Flights to all three destinations will run from mid-December though mid-April with 99-seat Embraer 190 aircraft,
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