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Feb 14, 2001
Frontier Airlines Offers Lowest Available Fare on Web Site
DENVER (Feb. 14, 2001) - Frontier Airlines' (Nasdaq: FRNT ) today answered the question that's been on traveler's minds since the beginning of commercial aviation: "How can I get the lowest available airfare for a flight?" Frontier is pleased to announce that customers can count on Frontier's Web site to give them the lowest fare for any Frontier flight. No more hold music on the phone, lines at ticket counters or hunting through Web site after Web site; one-stop-shopping via http://www.frontierairlines.com , provides the lowest available fare at the time booked.
"In the past, airline consolidator or wholesale Web sites could offer lower fares than buying directly from Frontier, so customers had to research several options before purchasing a ticket to ensure they got the lowest fare," said Sean Menke, vice president of revenue management and market planning. "By offering our lowest available fare on our Web site every time, our customers can rest assured that they are getting Frontier's lowest available fare and are also able to sign up for special incentives available only at http://www.frontierairlines.com .
In addition, for customers booking on-line and flying by May 24, 2001, the airline is offering a sign-up bonus for its new EarlyReturns frequent flyer program. Customers who apply for membership and fly on Frontier by May 24, 2001 will receive 1,500 miles for activating their account. Customers can earn an additional 500 miles by booking on-line and flying on Frontier by May 24, 2001.
Denver-based Frontier Airlines serves 23 cities coast to coast with a fleet of 25 Boeing 737 jets and employs approximately 2,400 aviation professionals. The airline is the second largest jet service carrier of Denver International Airport with an average of 114 daily systemwide departures and arrivals. Frontier recently announced its own frequent flyer program, EarlyReturns, which offers one of the fastest return programs in the industry. In 2000, Frontier's maintenance department received the Federal Aviation Administration's highest award, the Diamond Certificate of Excellence, for the second consecutive year. The award provides special recognition to airlines that have 25 percent of eligible employees complete an advanced aircraft maintenance training program and Frontier is the only Part 121 domestic air carrier to receive 100 percent participation in the program, as it has for the past two years. Frontier provides capacity and other data and industry comparisons on its Web site, which may be viewed at http://www.frontierairlines.com .