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Jul 31, 2003|
Frontier Airlines Returns to St. Louis and Adds Third Flight to Orange County
DENVER (July 31, 2003) - Frontier Airlines (Nasdaq: FRNT) today announced plans to begin service between its Denver International Airport (DEN) hub and Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL), beginning Nov. 1, 2003. The airline will operate two daily non-stop flights between St. Louis and Denver with convenient connections beyond Denver to 17 cities in the West. Including St. Louis, and recently announced flights to Orange County and Milwaukee, Frontier and its codeshare partner Frontier JetExpress will serve 41 cities from its Denver hub.
In addition, the airline has announced plans to add a third daily flight at Orange Countys John Wayne Airport (SNA). The airline previously stated it will begin operating two daily flights from Orange County effective Aug. 31, 2003, adding a third daily flight, beginning Oct. 1, 2003.
St. Louis is a city with a rich history in aviation, and we believe that St. Louis provides a great opportunity for an airline with strong fundamental economics, a low-cost fare structure and a superior customer experience with features like DIRECTV®, said Vice President of Marketing and Planning Sean Menke. In addition to expanding our service into St. Louis, we will begin fully utilizing the recently allocated slots at Orange County Airport, and as a result our customers will have the travel choices they have been asking for as we continue on a positive path towards growth.
The city of St. Louis welcomes the return of Frontier Airlines, said Lambert-St. Louis Airport Director, Col. Leonard Griggs. "We are excited about being in Frontier's future and we will do everything we can to ensure their success here in St. Louis.
Following are the St. Louis and Orange County flight schedules, and all times listed are given in local arrival or departure city times.