Frontier Airlines Adds New Service In Ten Cities Around The CountryDENVER – Starting this spring, Frontier Airlines will launch 10 new routes adding new service in 10 cities across the country. Cities receiving the new service include Austin, Texas; Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago; Cincinnati; Cleveland; Minneapolis; Cleveland; New York; San Antonio; San Diego and Washington. Frontier is offering special introductory fares as low as $29* on these new routes as of today. With the WORKS, fares will be as low as $88.
The news markets include the following: Austin – Washington Dulles, Austin – San Diego, Chicago O*Hare – San Antonio, Cleveland – Charlotte, Cleveland – Houston IAH, Cleveland – Minneapolis, Cleveland – San Diego, Cincinnati – Minneapolis, Cincinnati – New York LaGuardia and Cincinnati – San Diego.
Customers can take advantage of Frontier*s bundled choices, the WORKS or the PERKS, containing all of Frontier*s most popular options for one low price. The WORKS is available at FlyFrontier.com at time of initial booking and includes one carry-on bag, one checked bag, best available seat including Stretch and Exit Row options, full refundability when canceled at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure, no change fees and priority boarding. The PERKS is available after booking and has the same options as the WORKS except the ability to change flights and refundability.
**Our average total fare for all of Frontier Airlines is $108**, much less than what our competitors offer,** said Daniel Shurz, senior vice president – commercial. **Customers wanting to travel in these markets have told us they want more low fare options, and with the WORKS and the PERKS, we offer the best value in U.S. air travel.**
Introductory Public Fares Valid Apr. 21 through Jun 6, 2017:
AUS to/from IAD$59
AUS to/from SAN $69
CLE to/from CLT $29
CLE to/from IAH $49
CLE to/from MSP$29
CLE to/from SAN$79
CVG to/from LGA$49
CVG to/from MSP$29
CVG to/from SAN$79
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Introductory fares are available for travel April 21 through June 6, 2017 on specific days in select markets. Travel is valid Monday through Thursday and Saturday. Fares must be purchased by 11:59 pm Eastern time on Feb. 7, 2017. The following blackout date applies: May 29, 2017.
Fares are one way and do not require roundtrip purchase. Fare(s) shown includes all transportation fees, surcharges and taxes and are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited at these fares, and certain flights and/or days of travel may be unavailable.
Depending on the fare type purchased, nonrefundable tickets may be transferred for a fee of up to $75 or reissued for alternate flights for a fee of up to $99 as well as a possible fare increase. The name change fee and itinerary change fee are not exclusive of each other. Previously purchased tickets may not be exchanged for these special fare tickets. Flight segment(s) must be cancelled prior to scheduled departure time or the ticket(s) and all monies will be forfeited.
FRONTIER AIRLINES APPOINTS BARRY L. BIFFLE AS PRESIDENT DENVER – Frontier Airlines today announced the appointment of Barry L. Biffle as president and chief executive officer of the airline. Biffle has also been named as a member of the airline*s Board of Directors.
Biffle has served as president of Frontier since July 2014 and has more than 20 years* industry experience. Biffle has held numerous airline senior executive and management roles with specific experience in turn-around situations and development of ultra-low cost carriers (ULCC).
**Under Barry*s executive leadership, Frontier has made significant progress in its operational, financial and customer service performance over the last year,** said Bill Franke, chairman of the board of Frontier and managing partner of Indigo Partners, Frontier*s controlling shareholder. **The Board and I want to recognize the progress Barry has made in helping to build Frontier into a successful ultra-low cost carrier. With Barry*s continued leadership, we are committed to creating the most customer-friendly and focused ultra-low cost airline serving North America.**
**I*m excited about this opportunity provided by the Board of Directors and the confidence it places in our management team. I am also proud of what we have accomplished as Team Frontier. Our entire Frontier family has done a tremendous job over the past two years in restructuring and refocusing Frontier to the success it is today. With the team we have at Frontier, we are on the right path to become the premier ultra-low cost airline,** said Biffle.
Before joining Frontier, Biffle focused on pioneering the ULCC model*s development in North and South America. He served as CEO of VivaColombia, the first ULCC in South America. Prior to that, he served as executive vice president of Spirit Airlines where he played a key role in the financial turn-around and development of the company. Biffle also held several management positions with US Airways and AMR where he began his airline career. Biffle holds a bachelor*s degree from the University of Alabama.
Frontier Airlines Applies to U.S. Department of Transportation for Authority to Operate to CubaDENVER â€“ March 3 - Frontier Airlines has applied to the DOT for authority to begin service between five cities in the United States and Cuba under the new arrangement that provides for the re-establishment of scheduled air services between the United States and Cuba.
Frontier has applied for the following routes: one daily nonstop flight between Denver and Havana, three daily nonstop flights between Miami and Havana, one daily nonstop flight between Miami and Santiago, four weekly nonstop flights between Miami and Camaguey, three weekly nonstop flights between Miami and Santa Clara, one weekly nonstop flight between Chicago O*Hare and Varadero and one weekly nonstop flight between Philadelphia and Varadero. With these new frequencies, Frontier would also offer one-stop service between Chicago and Santiago, Atlanta and Havana, Philadelphia and both Santa Clara and Camaguey and San Francisco and Havana. Frontier intends to use 180 seat A320 aircraft in these new markets offering Frontier*s Low Fares Done Right model offering great value.
**Our service would give Miami residents the most affordable options to visit Cuba because of our low fares,** said Daniel Shurz, senior vice president â€“ commercial for Frontier Airlines. **Our non-stop from our Denver gateway would provide low-fare one-stop connections to Cuba from 14 destinations throughout the central and western United States as well.**
Havana is Cuba*s largest city and capital while Santa Clarais the capital city of the province of Villa Clara and is located in the middle of the province. Varadero and Santa Clara both provide access to Cuba*s beaches as well as rich cultural attractions. Sanitago is home to Cuba*s Afro-Cuban culture, including its colorful, month-long Carnival celebrations.