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Feb 20, 2009|
Frontier Airlines Finishes 2008 Among Industry Leaders in All Major DOT Reporting Categories
Strong Operational Performance Combines with Profitable Year-End Financial Figures To Provide Solid Platform for Future Success
DENVER, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Frontier Airlines was one of only two recognized major carriers to rank in the top five in all four major Department of Transportation reporting categories according to the DOT's year-end "Air Travel Consumer Report." The report details the operational performance of the country's 19 largest air carriers, including the 11 recognized major airlines.
Highlights for Frontier from the compilation of 2008 DOT stats include:
"These statistics, combined with our financial performance for the last quarter are simply amazing and put us in a very positive position going forward," said Frontier Chief Operating Officer Chris Collins. "2008 was challenging on so many fronts for Frontier, but our people rose to the challenge. To run a safe, customer-oriented airline while producing these kind of performance results is a tribute to the hard work and dedication of our employees."
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 51 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.
SOURCE: Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.
Web site: http://www.frontierairlines.com/