Frontier Airlines Launches Four New Markets
Fastest-Growing Major Airline in the United States
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frontier Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET), today launched new nonstop service between the carrier’s Denver hub and Fairbanks, Alaska (FAI); Grand Rapids, Mich. (GRR) and Long Beach, Calif. (LGB). The carrier also launched new nonstop service between its Milwaukee hub and Seattle/Tacoma (SEA). The service is part of a 17-market expansion taking place this spring and summer, making Frontier the fastest-growing major carrier in the United States.
“Frontier now offers service to more than 70 destinations with its unmatched customer service and affordable fares.”
“We are thrilled to add these great new destinations and routes to our expanding route map,” said Daniel Shurz, vice president of strategy and planning. “Frontier now offers service to more than 70 destinations with its unmatched customer service and affordable fares.”
In the coming weeks, Frontier Airlines will launch service between Denver and both New Orleans and Santa Barbara, Calif. The carrier will also launch service from Kansas City, Mo. to New Orleans.
Following are the schedules for the new service:
Fairbanks*Route Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft DEN-FAI 6:10 p.m. 9:37 p.m. Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat Airbus 319 FAI-DEN 10:35 p.m. 5:48 a.m. (+1) Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat** Airbus 319
* Schedule valid May 14, 2010, through Sept. 12, 2010
** Service arrives in Denver on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Grand RapidsRoute Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft DEN-GRR 6:55 p.m. 11:25 p.m. Daily E190 GRR-DEN 10:00 a.m. 10:45 a.m. Daily E190
Long BeachRoute Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft DEN-LGB 8:40 a.m. 10:15 a.m. Daily E190 DEN-LGB 6:10 p.m. 7:38 p.m. Daily* Airbus 318 LGB-DEN 6:45 a.m. 10:05 a.m. Daily** Airbus 318 LGB-DEN 11:00 a.m. 2:19 p.m. Daily E190
* Except Saturday
** Except Sunday
SeattleRoute Departs Arrives Frequency* Aircraft MKE-SEA 7:55 p.m. 10:20 p.m. Thu/Fri/Sun E190 SEA-MKE 11:45 p.m. 5:35 a.m. (+1) Thu/Fri/Sun** E190
* Schedule valid May 14 - June 10, 2010
** Service arrives in Milwaukee on Friday, Saturday and MondayRoute Departs Arrives Frequency** Aircraft MKE-SEA 7:55 p.m. 10:20 p.m. Mon/Thu/Fri/Sun E190 SEA-MKE 11:45 p.m. 5:35 a.m. (+1) Mon/Thu/Fri/Sun** E190
* Schedule valid June 11 - Sept. 6, 2010
** Service arrives in Milwaukee on Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Monday
About Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc., an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Lynx Aviation, Midwest Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 16th year of operations, Frontier employs more than 5,500 aviation professionals and operates more than 550 daily flights from its three hubs at Denver International Airport, Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport and Kansas City International Airport. Frontier offers routes to more than 70 destinations in the United States, Mexico and Costa Rica.
On April 13, 2010, Republic Airways announced that its two branded carriers, Frontier and Midwest, would combine under the Frontier Airlines name. The integration of these two airlines is expected to take 12-18 months. Track our progress at FrontierMidwest.com.
For more in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, please visit its Web site at FrontierAirlines.com.
Posted: May 14, 2010