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Frontier Seeks Cancun Approval

Frontier Airlines today announced that it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of
Transportation for authorization to expand its Mexico service by
offering non-stop service to Cancun from Indianapolis with three flights
per week.Frontier currently offers service to six destinations in Mexico and is
awaiting approval from the DOT for its seventh destination, Acapulco.  The
Indianapolis to Cancun service would be Frontier’s fifth domestic market with
non-stop service to Mexico.  In addition, Frontier offers three flights each
day from Indianapolis to Denver, providing connecting service to Cabo San
Lucas, Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (seasonal), and
Frontier’s many domestic destinations.
  “Indianapolis has historically been a great market for Frontier, so we
know that Hoosiers understand the value proposition of great service and
affordable fares,” said John Happ, Senior Vice President of Marketing and
Planning.  “What makes this such a great opportunity for Frontier is that we
have analyzed the data and we know that there is pent-up demand for non-stop
service to Cancun.  The current service to Cancun is woefully inadequate for a
market like Indianapolis and we are hopeful that we will have the opportunity
to not only fill that need, but do it with a product that is very
complementary to a fun and relaxing destination such as Cancun.”
  “The Indianapolis Airport strongly supports and recommends Frontier
Airlines for this service as we believe Frontier will appropriately utilize
this authority to help meet the demands of the traveling public,” said Patrick
Dooley, Airport Director.  “Frontier will offer multiple weekly departures,
helping balance supply and demand while creating competition in the market
place, and they will do it with brand new aircraft, 24 channels of DirecTV in
every seat back and a level of customer service that meets the needs of
Indianapolis travelers.”
  If granted authority from the DOT, the Indianapolis to Cancun service
would begin in the first quarter of 2006.