Frontier Airlines

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IATA ICAO Callsign
F9 FFT FRONTIER FLIGHT
Founded1994
HubsDenver International Airport
HeadquartersDenver, Colorado
Website[1]

Frontier Airlines is an American ultra low-fare airline. It is based in Denver, Colorado. It has focus cities at Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Miami, Orlando, Trenton.

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Frontier was founded in February 1994, after Continental Airlines closed its hub at Denver.[1] By July 1994, Frontier had started flights with Boeing 737 airplanes. In 1999, the airline bought Airbus A320 family airplanes.[2] As of 2016, Frontier owns 61 Airbus airplanes.[3] Republic Airways Holdings bought Frontier in 2009.[4] Frontier was later sold to Indigo Partners in 2013. Indigo Partners also owns Spirit Airlines,[5] Since 2015, Frontier and Spirit have been thinking about combining to create one large ultra-low fare airline.[6]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "The History of Frontier Airlines". traveltips.usatoday.com.
  2. Zuckerman, Laurence (14 October 1999). "Airbus Is Said To Win Order From Frontier" – via NYTimes.com.
  3. http://www.planespotters.net/Airline/Frontier-Airlines
  4. "Republic Airways Buys Bankrupt Frontier Airlines". NPR.org.
  5. "Bloomberg - Are you a robot?". www.bloomberg.com.
  6. http://seekingalpha.com/article/3603216-odds-increasing-for-a-spirit-airlines-frontier-merger