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Jul 10, 2003
Frontier Airlines Adds 19th Airbus A319 to its Fleet
DENVER (July 10, 2003) - Frontier Airlines (Nasdaq: FRNT) today announced it has accepted delivery of its 19th Airbus A319. The airline will lease the 132-seat jet from General Electric Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). With today's announcement, Frontier's fleet consists of 16 737-300s, three 737-200s and 19 Airbus A319s, for a total of 38 aircraft.
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 photo of a coyote on each side of its tail and on its wingtips.
Denver-based Frontier Airlines employs approximately 3,300 aviation professionals and is the second largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport. Frontier and its regional jet partner Frontier JetExpress offer service to 38 cities. Frontier's fleet consists of 38 aircraft, which feature a single-class configuration. In 2002, for the fourth consecutive year, Frontier's maintenance and engineering department has received the Federal Aviation Administration's highest award, the Diamond Certificate of Excellence. This award signifies 100 percent of the airline's maintenance and engineering employees have completed advanced aircraft maintenance training programs. In April 2002, Entrepreneur ranked Frontier one of two "Best Low-Fare Airlines." Frontier provides capacity information and other corporate information on its Web site, which may be viewed at www.frontierairlines.com.