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Frontier Expands Service to Second Alaska Destination

Seasonal Service to Fairbanks Begins May 14, 2010

Thursday, December 17, 2009 9:33 am MST



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DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frontier Airlines today announced it will begin seasonal summer service to Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) on May 14, 2010. The new nonstop service from Denver International Airport (DIA) will operate four days a week through Sept. 12, 2010, using Airbus A319 aircraft.

“With the addition of our new Fairbanks service to our existing daily summer service to Anchorage, Frontier customers now have the ability to travel to two breathtaking destinations in the great state of Alaska,” said Frontier Vice President of Strategy and Planning, Daniel Shurz. “Combined with Frontier’s great customer service and affordable fares, a summer trip to Alaska will be an unforgettable experience.”

“We are thrilled to have Frontier servicing Fairbanks,” said Deb Hickok, President and CEO of the Fairbanks Convention & Visitors Bureau. “This has been the culmination of many years of collaboration between FAI and FCVB to lure competitive domestic service to our community from a new hub. Having options in air service is critical to the growth of the visitor industry in Interior Alaska. Fairbanksans also will benefit from Frontier’s low-fare options to Denver and beyond.”

Frontier launched seasonal summer service to Anchorage in May 2004.

Here are the schedules for the new service:

Denver - Fairbanks*

Flight Number   Departs   Arrives   Frequency
641   6:15 p.m.   9:42 p.m.   Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat

Fairbanks - Denver*

Flight Number   Departs   Arrives   Frequency
642   10:40 p.m.   5:53 a.m. +1   Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat**

* Schedule valid May 14, 2010, through Sept. 12, 2010

** Service arrives in Denver on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

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About Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings Inc, an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Lynx Aviation, Midwest Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 16th year of operations, Frontier is the second-largest carrier at Denver International Airport, employing nearly 6,000 aviation professionals. Frontier is made up of one of the youngest Airbus fleets in North America offering 24 channels of DIRECTV® service in every seatback along with a comfortable all-coach configuration. Frontier offers routes to 60 destinations in the U.S., Mexico and Costa Rica. In addition, Frontier and Midwest have a codeshare partnership that allows passengers of both airlines access to more than 70 destinations in the U.S., Mexico and Costa Rica.

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