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Apr 14, 2008|
Frontier Airlines Wows Weekend Travelers
Customers Receive Exceptional Service and On-Time Flights
DENVER, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRNT) spent the weekend reconfirming what long-time customers already knew -- that Frontier is one of the most on-time airlines in the industry. Over the weekend, Frontier flew a full schedule of 1,201 flights, with 99.9% of all flights completed and 81% of those flights arriving on time. Frontier's flights also featured a load factor of more than 83%. The airline's passenger numbers continue to hold strong with close to 75,000 weekend travelers flying Frontier. Customers took notice of the airlines' continued outstanding service, from the friendly and professional customer service agents to the pleasant flight experience provided by Frontier's pilots and flight crew.
"We are so thankful and inspired by the wonderful support of our customers," said Frontier CEO Sean Menke. "We received countless notes of encouragement over the weekend from people who tell us that Frontier is their favorite airline, and they will continue to fly us without question. Our promise to our customers is that they will continue to receive the same service they've come to expect from Frontier. It is business as usual for our customers going forward, and they should feel confident in booking with Frontier for all their future travel."
Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc. announced on April 10, 2008 that Frontier and its subsidiaries had filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The airline will maintain normal operations throughout the reorganization.
For more information on the Chapter 11 filing, log on to FrontierAirlines.com/restructure/.
About Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.
Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of Denver-based Frontier Airlines. Currently in its 14th year of operations, Frontier Airlines is the second-largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport, employing approximately 6,000 aviation professionals. Frontier Airlines' mainline operation has 62 aircraft with one of the youngest Airbus fleets in North America. Frontier Airlines' mainline operations offers 24 channels of DIRECTV® service in every seatback along with a comfortable all-coach configuration. In conjunction with its regional jet fleet, operated by Republic Airlines, and a fleet of ten Bombardier Q400 aircraft operated by Lynx Aviation (a subsidiary of Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.), Frontier offers routes linking its Denver hub to 66 destinations, including 59 U.S. cities in 36 states spanning the nation from coast-to-coast; five cities in Mexico; one in Canada and one in Costa Rica. In November 2006, Frontier and AirTran announced 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.
Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995:
Statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements as that item is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could result in actual results differing materially from expected results and represent the Company's expectations and beliefs concerning future events based on information available to the Company as of the date of this press release. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this press release. Additional information regarding risk factors that may affect future performance at the Company are contained in the Company's SEC filings, including without limitation, the Company's Form 10-K for its fiscal year ended March 31, 2007.
SOURCE: Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.
CONTACT: Frontier Airlines Corporate Communications, +1-720-374-4560,