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2022
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America’s Greenest Airline Celebrates Earth Week with Plans to Ring Nasdaq Opening Bell on Friday; Employee Volunteerism Initiatives; and Release of Recent Survey Results on Sustainability in Travel

Nearly 50% of Survey Participants Said Sustainability in Travel Has Taken on Greater Importance Over the Past Two Years

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DENVER – April 19, 2022 – In celebration of Earth Week, Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC) – America’s Greenest Airline – will ring the Nasdaq opening bell on Earth Day, Friday, April 22, is conducting team member park cleanup and beautification initiatives, and also released the results of a recent consumer survey on the importance of sustainability in travel.

“It’s only appropriate that America’s Greenest Airline would ring the Nasdaq opening bell on Earth Day,” said Tyri Squyres, vice president of marketing, Frontier Airlines. “We have worked hard to attain our position as America’s Greenest Airline, a designation earned through our ultra-modern fuel-efficient all-Airbus fleet and a wide variety of initiatives to reduce aircraft weight and conserve fuel.”

In addition to the bell ringing ceremony, the company organized team member volunteer initiatives in its hometown of Denver, including beautification at Ensenada Park and cleanup at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.

Survey Results – Sustainability in Travel
More than 100,000 consumers participated in a recent survey conducted by Frontier Airlines, which focused on sustainability in travel.

Key survey findings:

  • Nearly 50% of survey participants said sustainability in travel has taken on greater importance over the past two years.[1]
  • 85% of consumers surveyed said the environmental impact of a product or service is an important consideration in their purchase decisions.[2]
  • 78% of survey respondents said sustainability is important in air travel.[3]
  • Among consumers’ top environmental concerns, ocean and air pollution ranked number one and two, respectively, with wildlife/animal preservation ranking third.
  • Other top concerns included minimizing waste, changing weather patterns and the use of pesticides.
  • Frontier was perceived as the greenest airline among U.S. carriers by 75% of survey respondents.

“These survey results clearly suggest sustainability is becoming an increasingly important consideration for consumers in both their travels and their daily lives,” said Squyres. “Our sustainability efforts are ever-evolving and an area that will continue to be a foremost priority. Additionally, the survey results underscore animal conservation as a top concern among consumers – a concern we share as a company – and why many of the animals on our popular plane tails feature endangered species.”

For additional information on the Nasdaq opening bell ceremony, contact Sophia Weiss: sophia.weiss@nasdaq.com

For additional information on the survey results, contact Frontier’s media relations department: media@flyfrontier.com


[1] Ranking breakdown: More Important 47%; Same Importance 39%; Less Important 14%.

[2] Ranking breakdown: Extremely Important 17%; Very Important 29%; Somewhat Important 39%; Not So Important 10%; Not At All Important 6%.

[3] Ranking breakdown: Extremely important 23%; Very Important 27%; Somewhat Important 28%; Not So Important 10%; Not at All Important 12%.

 

About Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC) is committed to “Low Fares Done Right.” Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company operates 110 A320 family aircraft and has the largest A320neo fleet in the U.S. The use of these aircraft, Frontier’s seating configuration, weight-saving tactics and baggage process have all contributed to the airline’s average of 43 percent fuel savings compared to other U.S. airlines (fuel savings is based on Frontier Airlines’ 2019 fuel consumption per seat-mile compared to the weighted average of major U.S. airlines), which makes Frontier the most fuel-efficient U.S. airline. Frontier is also committed to families enabling children 14 years and younger to fly free through the airline’s Discount Den travel club on qualifying flights. With more than 230 new Airbus planes on order, Frontier will continue to grow to deliver on the mission of providing affordable travel across America.