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Frontier Airlines Service from Wilmington/Philadelphia Takes Flight

Fares as low as $49 at FlyFrontier.com

Monday, July 1, 2013 12:08 pm MDT

Dateline:

DENVER

Public Company Information:

NASDAQ:
RJET
"Customers who fly Frontier from Wilmington/Philadelphia can skip congested and expensive hubs in the region and enjoy quick, convenient, low fare travel to great destinations."

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frontier Airlines today launched nonstop service from Wilmington/Philadelphia New Castle Airport in Wilmington, DE (ILG) to Chicago-Midway, Denver, Houston, Orlando, and Tampa, as well as connecting service via Denver to destinations across the west. Frontier is now the only airline providing scheduled service from Wilmington/Philadelphia Airport and the only airline flying commercial service from Delaware. Nonstop service to Fort Myers will start on Nov. 16, 2013.

At Wilmington/Philadelphia Airport, Frontier customers can avoid the hassles and lines of airports like Baltimore and Philadelphia. The airport offers affordable parking, transit service on Dart Routes 22 and 25 to downtown Wilmington and the Amtrak/SEPTA station, plus convenient access to Avis and Budget rental cars. Wilmington/Philadelphia Airport is just 38 miles from downtown Philadelphia, and 45 miles from the Delaware State Capitol in Dover, making the airport a convenient gateway to these cities.

Customers traveling on Frontier’s new routes from Wilmington/Philadelphia will find the best fares, more choice and better perks when booking on Frontier’s website, FlyFrontier.com. Customers flying the new routes to or from Wilmington/Philadelphia can register to earn triple EarlyReturns frequent flier miles** for all flights in July 2013 and double miles*** for all flights in August and September 2013. Become an EarlyReturns member by visiting: FlyFrontier.com/earlyreturns. Register for the mileage promos by visiting: FlyFrontier.com/memberoffers.

“This is an exciting day for Frontier as we bring low fares and friendly service to the convenient Wilmington/Philadelphia Airport, providing time and money saving options to customers in Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland,” said Daniel Shurz, Frontier’s senior vice president, commercial. “Customers who fly Frontier from Wilmington/Philadelphia can skip congested and expensive hubs in the region and enjoy quick, convenient, low fare travel to great destinations.”

Following is the schedule for Frontier’s new Wilmington/Philadelphia service:

Wilmington/Philadelphia-Chicago-Midway (beginning July 1, 2013)

Route       Departs       Arrives       Frequency       Aircraft
ILG-MDW       7:30 a.m.       8:40 a.m.       M,W,F       A320
MDW-ILG       9:25 a.m.       12:20 p.m.       M,W,F       A320
                       

Wilmington/Philadelphia-Denver (beginning July 2, 2013)

Route       Departs       Arrives       Frequency       Aircraft
ILG-DEN       1:20 p.m.       3:20 p.m.       Tues, Thurs, Sun       A320
DEN-ILG      

3:45 p.m.

      9:15 p.m.       Tues, Thurs, Sun       A320
ILG-DEN       1:50 p.m.       3:50 p.m.       Sat       A320
DEN-ILG       3:15 p.m.       8:45 p.m.       Sat       A320
                       

Wilmington/Philadelphia-Houston (beginning July 1, 2013)

Route       Departs       Arrives       Frequency       Aircraft
ILG-IAH       1:05 p.m.       3:35 p.m.       M,W,F       A320
IAH-ILG       4:20 p.m.       8:35 p.m.       M,W,F       A320
                       

Wilmington/Philadelphia-Orlando (beginning July 2, 2013)

Route       Departs       Arrives       Frequency       Aircraft
ILG-MCO       7:00 a.m.       9:15 a.m.       Tues       A320
MCO-ILG       10:00 a.m.       12:25 p.m.       Tues       A320
ILG-MCO       7:30 a.m.       9:45 a.m.       Sat       A320
MCO-ILG       10:30 a.m.       12:55 p.m.       Sat       A320
                       

Wilmington/Philadelphia-Tampa (beginning July 4, 2013)

Route       Departs       Arrives       Frequency       Aircraft
ILG-TPA       7:00 a.m.       9:20 a.m.       Thurs, Sun       A320
TPA-ILG       10:05 a.m.       12:35 p.m.       Thurs, Sun       A320
                       

This new service will operate on 168-seat Airbus 320 aircraft, which offer popular customer amenities, including six rows of comfortable STRETCH seating with an additional five to seven inches of legroom, and the airline’s SELECT seating product. Frontier’s website, FlyFrontier.com, offers the guaranteed best fares and is the only place STRETCH and SELECT seating is available at the time of booking.

For more information on Frontier’s Wilmington/Philadelphia service, please visit FlyFrontier.com/Wilmington.

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Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET).

**Triple Miles Promotion Terms and Conditions

This promotion is open to all EarlyReturns® members who register for the promotion prior to qualifying flight activity. Members must register online atFlyFrontier.com/memberoffers, using promo code TPILG. Bonus mileage offer is valid for all qualifying Frontier Airlines flights to/from Wilmington, DE, from July 1, 2013, through August 1, 2013. Members must fly on published fare tickets and request to earn EarlyReturns miles to qualify for the triple miles. Classic or Classic Plus fares will also earn triple miles on the base flight miles flown. Bonus miles do not count toward elite status. This promotion may not be combined with any other mileage promotion and is offered in conjunction with all program rules and procedures. Additional restrictions may apply. Frontier Airlines is the final authority on the interpretation of these rules.

***Double Miles Promotion Terms and Conditions

This promotion is open to all EarlyReturns® members who register for the promotion prior to qualifying flight activity. Members must register online atFlyFrontier.com/memberoffers, using promo code DBILG. Bonus mileage offer is valid for all qualifying Frontier Airlines flights to/from Wilmington, DE, from August 2, 2013, through October 2, 2013. Members must fly on published fare tickets and request to earn EarlyReturns miles to qualify for the double miles. Classic or Classic Plus fares will also earn double miles on the base flight miles flown. Bonus miles do not count toward elite status. This promotion may not be combined with any other mileage promotion and is offered in conjunction with all program rules and procedures. Additional restrictions may apply. Frontier Airlines is the final authority on the interpretation of these rules.

About Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET), an airline holding company that also owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 19th year of operations, Frontier offers service to more than 75 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The airline employs more than 4,000 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit FlyFrontier.com.

Contact:

Frontier Airlines
Kate O’Malley, 720-374-4560
media@flyfrontier.com