DENVER (September 30, 2004) - Frontier Airlines (Nasdaq: FRNT) today
announced it has accepted delivery of its 33rd (#N934FR) 132-seat Airbus A319.
The airline will lease the aircraft from General Electric Capital Aviation Services
(GECAS). With today's announcement, Frontier's fleet of 45 aircraft consists
of six Boeing 737-300s, 33 Airbus A319s, and six Airbus A318s.
Each of Frontier's aircraft features a unique wildlife theme on its tail, depicting
animals native to the continental United States. The airline's newest aircraft
features a baby lynx on each side of its tail and on its wingtips.
Currently in its 11th year of operations, Denver-based Frontier Airlines is
the second largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport with
a fleet of 45 aircraft and employing approximately 4,500 aviation professionals.
Frontier, in conjunction with Frontier JetExpress operated by Horizon Air, operates
routes linking our Denver hub to 43 destinations in 24 states spanning the nation
from coast-to-coast and to five cities in Mexico. Frontier's maintenance and
engineering department has received the Federal Aviation Administration's highest
award, the Diamond Certificate of Excellence, in recognition of 100 percent
of its maintenance and engineering employees completing advanced aircraft maintenance
training programs, for five consecutive years. In July 2004, Frontier ranked
as one of the "Top 10 Domestic Airlines" as determined by readers
of Travel + Leisure magazine. Frontier provides capacity information
and other operating statistics on its Web site, which may be viewed at www.frontierairlines.com.