Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Frontier Maintenance To Go To Milwaukee  
User currently offlineStburke From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 96 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2592 times:

Denver Post Article: http://www.denverpost.com/ci_13754528

From article: "About 150 Frontier Airlines mechanics' jobs will be moved to Milwaukee, the future site of a heavy-maintenance facility that will serve Frontier, Midwest and Republic planes."

Not surprising but disappointing.
Didn't Denver also lose out on a UA heavy MX facility a few years back? Something to do with a tax on a/c parts? Also, where does Republic do all their heavy MX now? IND?


aaaand it's gone.
10 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineRIDGID727 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 1212 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2585 times:

Pity that. The hometown airline packs up the hometowners and moves em away.

User currently offlinePlaneAdmirer From United States of America, joined Jul 2009, 564 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2427 times:

Well done City of Denver and Colorado now there is no tax revenue instead of some tax revenue.

User currently offlineAA737-823 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 5873 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2347 times:



Quoting PlaneAdmirer (Reply 2):
Well done City of Denver and Colorado now there is no tax revenue instead of some tax revenue.

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a bingo.

I don't know why so many cities think that it's the responsibility of local (hurting) businesses to pay their bills, but once in a while, something like this happens.
When it's more sensible for a business to pack up and leave town than it is to stay, you have FAILED as a civic leader.


User currently offlineMariner From New Zealand, joined Nov 2001, 25409 posts, RR: 86
Reply 4, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2332 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!



Quoting RIDGID727 (Reply 1):
Pity that. The hometown airline packs up the hometowners and moves em away.

That's the spin the city of Denver is trying to put on it.

They seem to forget their own incentive package was short on one thing - incentives:

http://www.denverpost.com/frontierairlines/ci_13510095

DP: "Denver's bid to keep Frontier jobs short on incentives"

They also seem to forget that heavy maintenance was always going to leave Denver - to COS, originally.

mariner



aeternum nauta
User currently offlineRidgid727 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 1212 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2277 times:



Quoting Mariner (Reply 4):
They seem to forget their own incentive package was short on one thing - incentives:

And Bedford writes off the support he received from the city of LDenver & surrounding areas while wooing them to support him during bankrupcty. I do hope the post spins and spins this to United and Southwest advantage. The hometowners are now leaving with the jobs.


User currently offlineMariner From New Zealand, joined Nov 2001, 25409 posts, RR: 86
Reply 6, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2252 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!



Quoting Ridgid727 (Reply 5):
And Bedford writes off the support he received from the city of LDenver & surrounding areas while wooing them to support him during bankrupcty.

What support did Frontier receive? What I saw was most of them cheering for Southwest.

Sean Menke has spoken publicly of his feelings when he went to the city of Denver for help during the crisis and they told him to pound sand.

mariner



aeternum nauta
User currently offlineBMI727 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 15780 posts, RR: 27
Reply 7, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2245 times:



Quoting RIDGID727 (Reply 1):
Pity that. The hometown airline packs up the hometowners and moves em away

The hometown airline has grown up and moved out.

Quoting AA737-823 (Reply 3):
When it's more sensible for a business to pack up and leave town than it is to stay, you have FAILED as a civic leader.

When are cities going to realize that as much as they would like to think so, business do not and cannot have any inherent loyalty to their city? It is all about dollars and cents. Incentives buy loyalty.



Why do Aerospace Engineering students have to turn things in on time?
User currently offlineBigsky09 From United States of America, joined Nov 2009, 102 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2235 times:



Quoting RIDGID727 (Reply 1):
Pity that. The hometown airline packs up the hometowners and moves em away.

Yes, but I think many of us saw this coming unfortunately!


User currently offlineRidgid727 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 1212 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2222 times:



Quoting Bigsky09 (Reply 8):
Yes, but I think many of us saw this coming unfortunately!

Yes we did. As a volunteer in the "Buy Colorado" organization, its at the top of my agenda this Friday.


User currently offlineScbriml From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 12627 posts, RR: 46
Reply 10, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2153 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

This topic is already being discussed in this thread:
Republic Moving Hundreds Of Jobs To MKE (by TVNWZ Nov 10 2009 in Civil Aviation)

Please continue discussion there. Thanks.

Any post added to this thread after it's been locked will be deleted for housekeeping reasons.



Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana!
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
When Did Frontier Start Flying To CLT posted Mon Jan 14 2008 10:42:27 by N612UA
Frontier Pax Tries To Open Door In Flight posted Sat Aug 25 2007 23:25:11 by Mariner
New Frontier Jet Inbound To MCO From Gander... posted Sat May 5 2007 18:48:02 by NASCARAirforce
Frontier Makes Offer To Cedar Rapids -CID posted Fri Feb 23 2007 19:20:54 by Alphascan
New Maintenance Facility To Go In OKC posted Fri Feb 16 2007 18:28:43 by Starstream707
G4 Gives Heavy Maintenance Contract To AA posted Mon Dec 18 2006 16:01:35 by FWAERJ
Frontier Adding SFO To Vegas posted Tue Oct 17 2006 18:57:06 by FATFlyer
Frontier/DIA - Background To Ops posted Sun Dec 18 2005 21:11:15 by Mariner
Frontier Considering Ways To Broaden Reach posted Fri Dec 9 2005 23:14:30 by King
Frontier Says Goodbye To Pepsi posted Sat Nov 19 2005 00:47:37 by MSYtristar