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Feb 15, 2002
Frontier Airlines Adds PEAKS at Vail Resorts as Newest EarlyReturns Partner
DENVER (Feb. 15, 2002) - Snow is on the slopes and savings are in the air as Denver-based Frontier Airlines (Nasdaq: FRNT) today introduces PEAKS at Vail Resorts™ as its newest EarlyReturns frequent flyer partner. PEAKS is a discount and reward program for Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone resorts that allows members to save money when they ski and earn points towards great rewards, including free lift tickets and now, free travel. The partnership allows members of EarlyReturns to earn a free one-day adult lift ticket, valid at any of these Colorado-based resorts with just 2,500 EarlyReturns miles. EarlyReturns members must sign up for PEAKS prior to redeeming their miles for PEAKS points/lift tickets. Members of PEAKS can also earn a free round-trip ticket anywhere Frontier flies with 60,000 PEAKS points. PEAKS members can transfer their PEAKS points into their EarlyReturns account in increments of 10,000 and must sign up for EarlyReturns prior to redeeming their points for milesound-trip ticket.
"Frontier Airlines and Vail Resorts are both Colorado originals and we're very pleased to team up with Vail and add another way for our customers to save money with Frontier while enjoying world class recreation at several of the best ski resorts in the world," said Director of E-commerce and Frequent Flyer Lowell Miller. "With this generous program, EarlyReturns members can earn a free lift ticket with as little as one cross-country Frontier flight."
"Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone are four premier resort destinations located within a 50-mile-radius of each other and just a short drive from Frontier's Denver International Airport hub," said Martin White, senior vice president of marketing and sales for Vail Resorts. "We look forward to this partnership as an opportunity to enhance the benefits of the PEAKS program for our guests."
To apply for EarlyReturns, customers can visit Frontier's web site at www.frontierairlines.com, pick up an EarlyReturns enrollment form at any Frontier airport counter or call Frontier's EarlyReturns Service Center toll-free hotline at 866-26-EARLY or Frontier's reservations at 800-4321-FLY. For more information or to enroll in the PEAKS at Vail Resorts program, visit www.snow.com, call 800-743-0242 or inquire at any resort ticket office or participating lodging property during a visit to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge or Keystone.
Denver-based Frontier Airlines is the second largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport, serving 26 cities coast to coast with a fleet of 29 aircraft and employing approximately 2,500 aviation professionals. In June 2001, BusinessWeek ranked Frontier 14th on its list of Hot Growth Companies and in September 2001, Fortune magazine ranked Frontier 41st on its 100 Fastest Growing Companies list. 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. Frontier provides capacity information and other operating statistics on its Web site, which may be viewed at www.frontierairlines.com.