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Frontier Airlines Adds Knoxville-Orlando Service

Nonstop flights take off March 15


Monday, January 9, 2012 8:00 am MST



Public Company Information:

"We’re very pleased to bring Frontier’s low-fare, high-value service to this route"

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frontier Airlines today announced that it will add service between Knoxville, Tenn. (TYS) and Orlando, Fla. (MCO) to its route map. The new service will operate three days each week beginning March 15, 2012. With the new flights, Frontier will serve two destinations nonstop from Knoxville and seven destinations nonstop from Orlando.

“We’re very pleased to bring Frontier’s low-fare, high-value service to this route,” said Robert Westgate, senior director of Planning and Scheduling for Frontier. “While other airlines are abandoning this route, we’re confident that our better and different service will appeal to both leisure and business travelers.”

Flights will be provided on 138-seat Airbus 319 aircraft – featuring available STRETCH seating with an additional 5 to 7 inches of legroom on every flight and 24 channels of DirecTV® at every seat.

Introductory fares for the new route begin at only $59 one way and are available at through Jan. 22, 2012, for travel through May 22, 2012.

Following is the schedule for Frontier’s new service between Knoxville and Orlando:

Knoxville-Orlando (begins March 15, 2012)

Route   Departs   Arrives   Frequency   Aircraft
TYS-MCO   7:11 a.m.   8:45 a.m.   Tues, Thurs, Sat   A319
MCO-TYS   8:10 a.m.   9:43 a.m.   Tues, Thurs, Sat*   A319

* MCO-TYS frequency changes to Wed, Fri, Sun beginning 4/16/12.

For more information or to purchase a Frontier flight, visit

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

Terms and Conditions

Tickets must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, January 22, 2012. Fares shown are each way for nonstop travel through May 22, 2012. Roundtrip purchase not required. A 21-day advance purchase is required. Seats are limited at these fares and certain flights and/or days of travel may be unavailable, especially during busy travel periods. Tickets are nonrefundable and nontransferable, but may be transferred or reissued for up to a $100 change fee (depending on the fare type purchased) as well as a possible fare increase to a non-promotional fare type. 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.

Fares shown reflect purchase at Tickets purchased on Frontier’s website must be paid for at the time the reservation is made. Depending on the fare type purchased, a $20 fee may be charged each way for the first and for the second pieces of checked baggage. Fares do not include passenger facility fees of up to $9 each way, the September 11th Security Fee of up to $5 each way, or fees of $3.80 per segment (one takeoff/one landing), and are subject to change without notice.

Flights are operated by Frontier Airlines, Republic Airlines or Chautauqua Airlines. Fares and schedules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply.

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 18th year of operations, Frontier employs 5,000 aviation professionals and operates from hubs at Denver International Airport, Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport and Kansas City International Airport. Frontier offers service to more than 75 destinations in the United States, Mexico and Costa Rica. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit


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