DENVER (Jan. 10, 2002) - For the second consecutive year, Frontier Airlines (Nasdaq: FRNT) is proud to saddle up as the official airline of the National Western Stock Show, a 97-year Denver tradition. The show, which features Pro rodeos, Bull Riders, livestock competitions and special events including the Wild West Show, draws hundreds of thousands of spectators to the National Western Complex in Denver Jan. 11 - 26, 2003. Frontier is also the sponsor of 17 Mutton Bustin` shows which are a sheep riding rodeo competition for kids ages 5 through 7.
Throughout the event, attendees can stop by the Frontier Airline`s booth, located in the National Western Complex` Expo Hall, to win prizes including a round-trip ticket for two to anywhere in Frontier`s continental U.S. route system.
“The National Western Stock Show celebrates the unique and colorful history of the American West and Colorado in particular. As Colorado`s hometown airline, we are very proud to act as official airline for this renowned event that draws attendees from Colorado and around the world,” said Sean Menke, vice president of marketing for Frontier.
Denver-based Frontier Airlines employs approximately 3,000 aviation professionals and is the second largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport. Frontier and its regional jet partner Frontier JetExpress offer service to 39 cities. Frontier`s fleet consists of 37 aircraft, which feature a single-class configuration. Frontier provides capacity information and other operating statistics on its Web site, which may be viewed at www.frontierairlines.com.