Frontier Airlines Begins Service to Fort Myers

DENVER (Oct. 22, 2002) - Denver-based Frontier Airlines (Nasdaq: FRNT) and its regional jet partner Frontier JetExpress today add four new cities to Frontier`s route map with Frontier service to Fort Myers, Fla., Oklahoma City, Okla. and Tucson, Ariz. and Frontier JetExpress service to Oakland, Calif. Service to all four cities will include convenient connections beyond Denver to major cities across the Frontier network. Including the new destinations, Frontier now offers service to 37 cities coast-to-coast.

Sean Menke, vice president of marketing and planning stated: “We are always happy to bring more choices and more destinations to our customers so today is a very exciting day for Frontier. We have seen a great response to Frontier`s affordable fares in these four new cities and we are happy to welcome Fort Myers, Oakland, Oklahoma City and Tucson to the growing network of Frontier destinations.”

To celebrate the new service, members of Frontier Airlines` frequent flyer program, EarlyReturns, will receive double bonus miles for travel to and from Fort Myers, Oklahoma City, Tucson and Oakland, completed between Oct. 22, 2002 and Jan. 31, 2003. To enroll in the program, customers can visit Frontier`s Web site at, pick up an EarlyReturns enrollment form at any Frontier airport counter or call Frontier`s EarlyReturns Service Center toll-free hotline at 866-26-EARLY or Frontier`s reservations at 800-4321-FLY.

To make a reservation, customers may contact Frontier Airlines at 1-800-4321-FLY, visit Frontier`s Web site at or consult their professional travel agent.

Denver-based Frontier Airlines employs approximately 3,000 aviation professionals and is the second largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport. The airline offers service to 37 cities with a fleet of 34 aircraft, featuring a single-class configuration. 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 ranked Frontier one of two “Best Low-Fare Airlines,” and in September 2001, Fortune 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