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Frontier Airlines Opens Crew Base at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
340 Flight Attendant and Pilot Positions, Plus Maintenance and Airport Jobs, to Generate Over $78 Million | Base Opening Coincides with New Nonstop Service, Including Montego Bay, Jamaica and San Juan, Puerto Rico with Fares Starting at $39*
DFW Airport, TX – May 23, 2023 – Ultra-low fare carrier Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC) today celebrated the opening of a new crew base at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Frontier Airlines President and CEO Barry Biffle and DFW Airport Vice President of Airline Relations Milton De La Paz joined members of Team Frontier for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the occasion. The base is expected to employ up to 120 pilots and 220 flight attendants within its first year of operation. Combined with maintenance and airport positions, the airline is expected to generate more than $78 million annually in local wages with further growth anticipated in the coming years. Frontier has been the fastest growing carrier at DFW since 2019.
To celebrate the occasion, America’s Greenest Airline is offering fares from DFW starting at $39*. Service to new destinations, which started this month, include Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ), San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU), Cleveland (CLE), and New York LaGuardia (LGA). With the new service, Frontier will serve 21 destinations from DFW, making Frontier the airport’s third largest carrier based on destinations served.
Frontier is also currently offering the GoWild! All-You-Can-Fly Summer Pass™ for a limited-time at a special discounted price of $499. The summer pass allows access to unlimited flights over the course of five months, from May through September. Terms and conditions apply and are available on Frontier’s website.
“We are thrilled to celebrate this historic occasion for Frontier and DFW,” said Barry Biffle, president and CEO, Frontier Airlines. “This new crew base will bring quality jobs to the DFW community and allow us to expand our affordable and convenient travel options to those across the region. This crew base demonstrates our strong commitment to DFW now and for many years to come."
In recognition of Frontier’s commitment to DFW, members of Team Frontier will be raffling off free GoWild! All-You-Can-Fly Summer Passes today during an event at Community Beer Co. in Dallas. Guests will also have the opportunity to win FREE FLGITHS. The public is invited to join in on the fun— complete with bingo, a prize wheel, and free drinks for the first 100 of-age guests to enter in a social media sweepstakes by using the #PicsWithPowder when posting pictures with Frontier’s polar bear character. The public should register for the event ahead of time.
WHAT: Frontier Airlines FREE FLIGHTS Celebration
WHERE: Community Beer Co. – 3110 Commonwealth Drive, Dallas, TX 75247
WHEN: May 23, 2023, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Proof of registration confirmation is required to play event games and will be required for access to any event games/attractions and will be verified at Community Beer Co. registration table(s). Games end at 8 p.m. and will operate on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last. Participation is not guaranteed. Must be 18 years or older to play games.
New Service from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW):
San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU)
May 4, 2023
New York LaGuardia (LGA)
May 11, 2023
May 12, 2023
Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ)
May 22, 2023
Frequency and times are subject to change. Please check https://flights.flyfrontier.com/en/flights-from-dallas for additional information.
Frontier is focused on more than low fares. The carrier offers customers the ability to customize travel to their needs and budget. For example, customers can purchase options a la carte or in one low-priced bundle called the WORKS℠. This bundle includes refundability, a carry-on bag, a checked bag, the best available seat, waived change fees, and priority boarding.
The airline’s frequent flyer program, FRONTIER Miles℠, lets members enjoy many benefits as well as the ability to attain Elite status. Like the airline, FRONTIER Miles is family friendly and the program makes it easy for families to enjoy the rewards together, including family pooling of miles. FRONTIER Miles is aptly named because you earn one mile for every mile flown – no funny formulas at Frontier. Whether customers travel a little or a lot, they will find FRONTIER Miles rewarding.
*About the Introductory Fare Offer:
Fares must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on May 29, 2023. Fares are valid for nonstop travel through June 28, 2023. Three day advance purchase is required. Round trip purchase is not required. Valid on select days of week.
Discount Den fares are only available at FlyFrontier.com to Discount Den members. Join Discount Den here! Fare(s) shown include all transportation fees, surcharges and taxes, and are subject to change without notice until purchased. Seats are limited at these fares and certain flights and/or days of travel may be unavailable.
All reservations are non-refundable, except that refunds are allowed for reservations made 7 days (168 hours) or more prior to departure and provided that a refund request is made within 24 hours of initial reservation.
Changes or cancellations made to itineraries after the 24 hours will be subject to change fees, and any fare differential. Learn more about our change policy. Previously purchased tickets may not be exchanged for special fare tickets. Flight segments must be cancelled prior to scheduled departure time or the tickets and all amounts paid will be forfeited.
Additional travel services, such as baggage and advance seat assignments are available for purchase separately at an additional charge. For a complete list of rules and regulations please refer to Frontier Airlines' Contract of Carriage and Terms and Conditions.
Frontier Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Frontier Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: ULCC), is committed to “Low Fares Done Right.” Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the Company operates 134 A320 family aircraft and has the largest A320neo family fleet in the U.S. The use of these aircraft, along with Frontier’s high-density seating configuration and weight-saving initiatives, have contributed to Frontier’s continued ability to be the most fuel-efficient of all major U.S. carriers when measured by ASMs per fuel gallon consumed. With more than 210 new Airbus planes on order, Frontier will continue to grow to deliver on the mission of providing affordable travel across America.