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Jul 18, 2000
Frontier Airlines Appoints Robert T. McGurk to Corporate Travel Advisory Board
Denver (July 18, 2000) - Frontier Airlines (Nasdaq: FRNT ) today announced the addition of Robert T. McGurk to the airline's Corporate Travel Advisory Board. McGurk, a 25-year travel industry veteran, is director, corporate travel services for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. in Atlanta, Ga.
"We continue to seek feedback from corporate travel experts in order to more closely align Frontier's services with the needs of this important audience," said Frontier's National Director of Sales and CCTE (Certified Corporate Travel Executive) Tom Allee. "We look forward to Robert's contributions to this board and welcome his experience and perspective."
McGurk's experience includes 10 years with Japan Airlines, and various positions with several travel agencies, including vice president of business development for Rosenbluth International. McGurk holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Miami University in Ohio.
Other advisory board members include: Mike Mary, director, travel services for Adidas International in Portland, Ore.; Bob Grant, vice president, corporate services for Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. in San Francisco; Andrew Menkes, vice president, global travel management of HSBC Bank USA in New York; Greg Moore, director, travel industry programs for Integrated Technology Research Corporation in Wilmington, Del.; and Cynthia Perper, president of the NBTA and director, corporate travel services for Colgate-Palmolive Company in New York.
Denver-based Frontier Airlines serves 22 cities coast to coast with a fleet of 24 Boeing 737 jets and employs approximately 2,200 aviation professionals. The airline is the second largest jet user of Denver International Airport with an average of 112 daily systemwide departures and arrivals. Unlike other airlines, Frontier's low fares do not have a Saturday night stay requirement. In addition, Frontier offers frequent flyer miles in Continental Airlines' OnePass® program. In 1999, Frontier was named "Best Low-Fare Carrier" by Entrepreneur Magazine in the publication's sixth annual Business Travel Awards. Also in 1999, the airline received the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) prestigious Aviation Maintenance Technician Employers Diamond Certificate of Excellence Award, which provides special recognition to airlines that have 25 percent of eligible employees complete an advanced training aircraft maintenance training program. Frontier's Web site may be viewed at http://www.frontierairlines.com .