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Frontier Airlines

airline in the United States

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.

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

HistoryEdit

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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ReferencesEdit

  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