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Dec 17, 2008|
International Brotherhood of Teamsters Union Ratifies Long-Term Agreement
Aircraft Appearance Agents and Maintenance Cleaners Represented by IBT
DENVER, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Frontier Airlines today announced that its Aircraft Appearance Agents and Maintenance Cleaners represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) have ratified a long-term labor agreement with Frontier. The agreement will provide Frontier with wage concessions through Dec. 12, 2012. This represents an important step in Frontier's restructuring.
"I want to express my gratitude to our Aircraft Appearance Agents and Maintenance Cleaners for their willingness to make sacrifices to help in our restructuring efforts and eventual growth and sustainability," said Frontier President and CEO Sean Menke. "This agreement, like the concessions made by the majority of our employee groups, is vital to Frontier's cost-reduction efforts ahead of our emergence from Chapter 11."
The IBT represents 119 Aircraft Appearance Agents and 4 Maintenance Cleaners at Frontier.
About Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.
Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of Denver-based Frontier Airlines. Currently in its 15th year of operations, Frontier Airlines is the second-largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport, employing more than 5,000 aviation professionals. Frontier Airlines' mainline operation has 52 aircraft with one of the youngest Airbus fleets in North America. Frontier Airlines' mainline operations offer 24 channels of DIRECTV® service in every seatback along with a comfortable all-coach configuration. In conjunction with a fleet of ten Bombardier Q400 aircraft operated by Lynx Aviation (a subsidiary of Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.), Frontier offers routes to more than 50 destinations in the U.S., Mexico and Costa Rica. In addition, Frontier and AirTran Airways operate a first-of-its-kind integrated marketing partnership that offers travelers the ability to reach more than 80 destinations across four countries with low fares, aboard two of the youngest fleets in the industry. For more in-depth information on Frontier Airlines, please visit its Web site at FrontierAirlines.com.
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