DENVER (June 7, 2002) - Frontier Airlines (Nasdaq: FRNT) today announced its flight attendants have voted against union representation by the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA). Of 423 eligible flight attendants, 201 votes were cast for representation by AFA. A total of 212 (50 percent + 1) votes were needed to organize. This is the third time Frontier flight attendants have voted against representation by AFA. The votes were counted on Friday, June 7, 2002.
“We are extremely pleased that the majority of our flight attendants have expressed their continued belief in working directly with Frontier leadership,” said Frontier President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Potter. “We must now move forward as one cohesive team building on the same energy and passion expressed during the campaign to deliver the positive changes our flight attendants have articulated. We are grateful to have the continued opportunity to build an airline that is truly different from other airlines, and a culture that encourages open, direct communication.”
Denver-based Frontier Airlines is the second largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport with a fleet of 31 aircraft and employing approximately 2,900 aviation professionals. Frontier and its affiliate Frontier JetExpress currently serve 32 U.S. cities with 170 daily flights. 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. In April 2002, Entrepreneur Magazine ranked Frontier one of two “Best Low-Fare Airlines,” and in September 2001, Fortune Magazine ranked Frontier 41st on its 100 Fastest Growing Companies list. Frontier provides capacity information and other operating statistics on its Web site, which may be viewed at www.frontierairlines.com.