Frontier Airlines Continues Summer Expansion

27th Feb 2004

Frontier Airlines today announced plans to begin service between its
Denver International Airport (DEN) hub and Nashville International Airport
(BNA), Billings Logan International Airport (BIL) and Spokane
International Airport (GEG). In addition, Frontier will add frequencies
from Denver to several of its most popular destinations including Dallas
(DFW), San Jose (SJC), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Atlanta
(ATL). The service to Nashville, which will utilize Frontier’s new 114-seat
Airbus A318 aircraft, will start on June 20, 2004, with two daily
non-stops between Denver and Nashville. Service to both Billings and
Spokane will utilize Frontier JetExpress’ 70-seat CRJ-700 aircraft with
two daily non-stops to both destinations beginning on May 23, 2004.

Frontier’s frequency increases will include the following: Beginning May
23, 2004—Denver to/from Dallas from four mainline flights to five—
Denver to/from San Francisco from four mainline flights to five—Denver
to/from San Jose from one RJ and two mainline flights to two RJ and two
mainline flights for a total of four flights Beginning June 20, 2004—
Denver to/from Seattle from four to five flights Beginning July 18, 2004
—Denver to/from Atlanta from two to three flights

Including today’s announcement, Frontier’s 2004 expansion represents the
following since January 1, 2004:

—A 30 percent increase in total system-wide mainline and RJ departures
from 196 to 254—A 25 percent increase in available Frontier mainline
and RJ system-wide seats—Seven new cities and a total of 11 new
routes/destinations (including Los Angeles point-to-point flights)—An
increase from four to nine regional jets

“Securing gate space at DIA, the acquisition of additional Airbus aircraft
last year, and our new RJ partnership with Horizon Air has helped create a
foundation for an expansion plan that will take us well into 2008, ” said
Sean Menke, senior vice president of marketing. “The culmination of the
past three months’ announcements including our Los Angeles focus city and
our new service to Philadelphia, Anchorage, and Washington-Dulles is a
significant initial phase of that expansion,” he said. “With the addition
of today’s new service and the frequency increases to five of our existing
destinations, we are preparing ourselves for the busiest summer in our


“Equally important as our system-wide growth is the opportunity we see in
Nashville, Billings, and Spokane. We look forward to bringing a new
affordable option to those communities for non-stop travel to Denver and
great connections to destinations throughout our network. Whether it’s
with Frontier JetExpress service, operated by our great partner Horizon
Air, in Billings and Spokane or our new Airbus A318 aircraft with 33
inches of seat pitch and LiveTV, in Nashville, we are confident that
consumers in those markets will embrace this new option for travel,” added

“Today’s customers are looking for excellent customer service at a low
cost and that is what Frontier Airlines can provide our community,” said
Raul L. Regalado, President and CEO of the Metropolitan Nashville Airport
Authority. “We look forward to a long and successful partnership with
Frontier Airlines.”



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