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Apr 17, 2008|
Two Industry Veterans Join Frontier Management Team
New additions bring more than 40 years of aviation and industry experience
DENVER, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc. announced two additions to its executive management team. Jim Young is the new Vice President of Distribution, Sales and Marketing. Young has more than 15 years of experience in the airline and travel industry, with a heavy emphasis on distribution. His experience includes stints at Continental Airlines and Intercontinental Hotels Group.
"I am very excited to be joining Frontier at this particular time in the Company's history as there are some truly dynamic opportunities ahead of us," said Young. "I think Frontier has a great long-term future, and I look forward to working with the entire Company to help create the roadmap that will take us there."
Also joining the company on May 1, 2008, is Tom Bacon. Bacon will be the new Vice President of Planning and Revenue Management, and he comes to Frontier with nearly 30 years of experience in the airline industry. Most recently, Tom worked as the Vice President of Planning for Mesa Air Group. In addition, he spent more than 20 years with American Airlines in senior management roles including Vice President of Financial Analysis and Senior Vice President of Marketing and Planning for American Eagle.
"I'm confident these two individuals will play key roles in helping us negotiate through the challenges in front of us," said Frontier CEO Sean Menke. "The fact that two people with this depth of experience are coming on board to help position us for the future is a vote of confidence for this Company and says a lot about the direction in which Frontier is headed."
About Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.
Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of Denver-based Frontier Airlines. Currently in its 14th year of operations, Frontier Airlines is the second-largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport, employing approximately 6,000 aviation professionals. Frontier Airline's mainline operation has 62 aircraft with one of the youngest Airbus fleets in North America. Frontier Airline's mainline operations offer 24 channels of DIRECTV® service in every seatback along with a comfortable all-coach configuration. In conjunction with its regional jet fleet, operated by Republic Airlines, and a fleet of ten Bombardier Q400 aircraft operated by Lynx Aviation (a subsidiary of Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.), Frontier offers routes to 67 destinations, including 60 U.S. cities in 34 states spanning the nation from coast to coast; five cities in Mexico; one in Canada and one in Costa Rica. In November 2006, Frontier and AirTran announced a first-of-its-kind integrated marketing partnership that offers travelers the ability to reach more than 80 destinations across four countries with low fares, aboard two of the youngest fleets in the industry. For more in-depth information on Frontier Airlines, please visit its Web site at FrontierAirlines.com.
Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995:
Statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements as that item is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could result in actual results differing materially from expected results and represent the Company's expectations and beliefs concerning future events based on information available to the Company as of the date of this press release. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this press release. Additional information regarding risk factors that may affect future performance at the Company are contained in the Company's SEC filings, including without limitation, the Company's Form 10-K for its fiscal year ended March 31, 2007.
SOURCE: Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.
CONTACT: Frontier Airlines Corporate Communications, +1-720-374-4560,
Web site: http://www.frontierairlines.com/