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Jul 18, 2002
Frontier Airlines Adds Tenth Airbus A319 to its Fleet
DENVER (July 18, 2002) Frontier Airlines (Nasdaq: FRNT) today announced it has accepted delivery of its tenth Airbus A319. The airline purchased the 132-seat Airbus A319, which will be available for service later this week. With today's announcement, Frontiers fleet consists of 17 737-300s, seven 737-200s and 10 Airbus A319s, for a total of 34 aircraft.
Currently in its ninth year of operations, Denver-based Frontier Airlines is the second largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport with a fleet of 34 aircraft and employing approximately 3,000 aviation professionals. Frontier and its affiliate Frontier JetExpress currently serve 34 U.S. cities with 170 daily flights. In 1999, 2000 and 2001, Frontier's maintenance and engineering department 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. In April 2002, Entrepreneur ranked Frontier one of two "Best Low-Fare Airlines," and in September 2001, Fortune ranked Frontier 41st on its 100 Fastest Growing Companies list. Frontier provides capacity information and other operating statistics on its Web site, which may be viewed at www.frontierairlines.com.