Frontier Airlines

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Frontier Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
HubsDenver International Airport
Frequent-flyer programFrontier Miles
HeadquartersDenver, Colorado

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. Since 2015, Frontier and Spirit have been thinking about combining to create one large ultra-low fare airline.[5] In February 2022, the two companies announced that they were merging. [6]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "The History of Frontier Airlines".
  2. Zuckerman, Laurence (14 October 1999). "Airbus Is Said To Win Order From Frontier". The New York Times.
  3. "Frontier Airlines Fleet Details and History". Archived from the original on 2015-04-17. Retrieved 2022-03-23.
  4. "Republic Airways Buys Bankrupt Frontier Airlines".
  5. "Odds Increasing for a Spirit Airlines-Frontier Merger (NYSE:SAVE) | Seeking Alpha".
  6. "Frontier Airlines Airline Profile | CAPA". Retrieved 2022-03-24.