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Jun 5, 2003
Frontier to Add More Mexico Destinations
DENVER, Colo (June 5, 2003) - Frontier Airlines (Nasdaq: FRNT) today announced its intention to expand the number of Mexico destinations served for the upcoming winter season. The Company has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for authorization to serve Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from its Denver International Airport (DEN) hub. The airline also announced it will seek approval to operate service between Cabo San Lucas and Denver International Airport. The airline originally filed an application for, and was granted, authority from DOT to operate service between Cabo San Lucas and Denver in Aug. 2002.
"Since commencing service to Cancun and Mazatlan, Mexico in 2002, customers have responded positively and now are asking for more options. Frontier's success has always come from giving our customers even more of what they say they want," said Frontier Vice President of Marketing and Planning Sean Menke.
If granted authority, the company plans to begin operating the service in the fall of 2003.
Denver-based Frontier Airlines employs approximately 3,200 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 36 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.