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by Frontier14
Fri Sep 25, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

Just amazed at the size of DEN additions!! I was in college in Denver when they started this out in the middle of nowhere. How times have changed! Any pictures of the new hangar? Post 246 has a picture from mid August, and it has not really changed much. The project is running behind schedule and w...

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by Frontier14
Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Canadian startup Pivot Airlines
Replies: 12
Views: 2937

Re: New Canadian startup Pivot Airlines

What is the approximate population of the Waterloo region?

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by Frontier14
Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

Thanks for this update. I was not aware of the commuter re-location plans, but I guess it makes some sense. It probably paves the way too for the eventual eastward expansion of A concourse in the future. Appreciate the photos. You provide those of us interested in DEN aviation way more information t...

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by Frontier14
Mon Aug 17, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

Yes DEN1895, a double thank you for the new photo postings and your efforts to keep those of us interested in DEN aviation in the loop of construction progress.

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by Frontier14
Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nok Air files bankruptcy
Replies: 8
Views: 5036

Re: Nok Air files bankruptcy

I hope they will come back re-organized. I too liked the "beak".

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by Frontier14
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

Could you help me understand approximately where an east concourse would be built? Would that be proposed to the east of Rwy 17/35? Thanks. Frontier 14 Here is the graphic posted in the 2019 thread: https://i.imgur.com/NEGgW0Yl.png As far as the new gate go, both Southwest and United have said ther...

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by Frontier14
Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

DEN1985 (or anyone else who knows), this is a more long term question that im wondering if you have any information on. The latest master plan update shows future concourses East and West of the main terminal which ive heard might be a better option that expanding out to D/E. Have there been any di...

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by Frontier14
Wed Jul 22, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express to return to Farmington, New Mexico
Replies: 19
Views: 4415

Re: United Express to return to Farmington, New Mexico

I believe I am correct when I say this, during the 1990s and early 2000s Midwest and Great Lakes ran their Beech 1900s back and forth between FMN and DEN three to four times a day. Granted the oil exploration business was hopping then, but the demand will be there if the flights are scheduled right....

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by Frontier14
Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

Thanks so much for the photos and info.

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by Frontier14
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Has Cancelled 97 Flights So Far Today??
Replies: 43
Views: 9392

Re: Frontier Has Cancelled 97 Flights So Far Today??

How us the performance today? I'm perplexed how any airline today could have insufficient pilots and crew on reserve. Frontier has a significant number of pilots on Leave of Absence (LOA) for the entire month of July. The lack of internal communication between F9 depts and the uptick in pax numbers...

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by Frontier14
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Has Cancelled 97 Flights So Far Today??
Replies: 43
Views: 9392

Re: Frontier Has Cancelled 97 Flights So Far Today??

I also noticed this. Lots of cancellations across the board. I figured it was from low demand. Rumor has it that the someone dropped the ball with communicating between those who planned the flights, and those who scheduled staff to operate the flights. There have been a significant number of open ...

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by Frontier14
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NokScoot shutdown
Replies: 8
Views: 3160

Re: NokScoot shutdown

Sorry to learn of their demise. I always enjoyed the livery.

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by Frontier14
Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17162

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Appears the Frontier owner Franke is ratcheting up his airline with a significant increases of multi-daily flights from various locations. This is a major change in how F9 has operated in the past. Is it sustainable, only time will tell.

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by Frontier14
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

Again appreciate the updates for the DIA construction progress. Nice to be able to see photos of what has been happening versus reading excerpts from the airport. Do you have any information in regard to gate leases that were to be signed prior to Covid. I know UA had a big splash about their new ag...

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by Frontier14
Thu May 28, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17162

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Frontier's owner (Franke) is saying they are bullish on an uptick in the re-opening of family attractions nationwide. The announcement today of eighteen "new" routes is indicative of his optimism.

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by Frontier14
Mon May 25, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 508
Views: 69568

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Glad the PDX-DEN gap has finally been filled by AS. Next big hole in the PDX network is UA PDX-LAX. Probably a good move by Alaska to re-try this market. With UA, WN, and F9 all having reduced their daily/weekly frequencies, the regional AS loyalty should give them an edge when the airline sector r...

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by Frontier14
Tue May 19, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

Appreciate all the information and photo shots of the more recent construction progress.

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by Frontier14
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Western Airlines Chieftain Liveries
Replies: 46
Views: 5567

Re: Western Airlines Chieftain Liveries

The upper fuselage was always a creme' color (DC-4's, 6's, Constellations) however IIRC, the original 707's delivered in the early 60's were white. These were stop-gap airplanes until the 720B's were delivered. The 707's were originally destined for Cubana - and had a white-top fusleage. The order ...

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by Frontier14
Mon Apr 20, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Western Airlines Chieftain Liveries
Replies: 46
Views: 5567

Re: Western Airlines Chieftain Liveries

What about the old reliable Western DC-3s ?

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by Frontier14
Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17162

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Midwestindy wrote:
F9 is cutting service to dozens of airports in April:

Looks like CLE, PIT, IND, CLT, STL, and MCI just to name a few of them


They are reducing April flying by 90% and maybe May. Consequently, many cities, large and small will have F9 service temporarily suspended.

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by Frontier14
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17162

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

The F9 CEO (Biffle) spoke to employees yesterday via conference call and gave an update of where the airline was currently at. He indicated that the April schedule will be pulled down even more than previously announced. The April schedule will operate at 10% of its' original schedule. All non neo a...

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by Frontier14
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

DEN1895 thanks for keeping us up to date on some of the activities at DIA. These truly are difficult times for aviation and the country.

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by Frontier14
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17162

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Major flight reductions beyond previously announced are forth coming. Will be surprised if the EWR April expansion goes forward.

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by Frontier14
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM considers A321 order
Replies: 271
Views: 50994

Re: KLM considers A321 order

I wouldn't be surprised if Frontier (F9) doesn't at some point try some European destinations from the US east coast once the XLRs begin to arrive in 2024. F9 has 18 on order with likely more to be ordered in the intervening years.

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by Frontier14
Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17162

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Frontier management has announced to employees that bookings have dropped off dramatically and they will stop hiring of all non-essential open positions effective immediately. In addition, the April flight schedules will be reduced by 10% and the May schedule projected for a 20% reduction. Managemen...

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by Frontier14
Sat Mar 07, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

Appreciate the pictures DEN1895 of the B concourse renovation.

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by Frontier14
Sat Mar 07, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taos Air to Hawthorne Airport & Carlsbad Airport, CA
Replies: 41
Views: 5333

Re: Taos Air to Hawthorne Airport & Carlsbad Airport, CA

Glad to see that Taos Air has been successful so far. The DO-328 is a nice plane to fly in.

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by Frontier14
Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS announces CVG service
Replies: 77
Views: 12475

Re: CVG Airline Announcement 3/6

tphuang wrote:
not surprising it's AS, but they normally don't make announcement on Fridays, so this is a little strange.


As others have already mentioned, this is likely a response to DL announcing DFW and CMH service from SEA. It is the big boys playing here DL and AA.

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by Frontier14
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

DEN1985 thanks for your factual information. There were and are somethings that are not solely within the airport management's authority which most of us realize. However, when the wheels of repair and change turn slowly that results in frustration. For me, I have had concern for a number of years r...

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by Frontier14
Mon Mar 02, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thief River Falls switching to Denver Air Connection from Boutique Air
Replies: 13
Views: 2623

Re: Thief River Falls switching to Denver Air Connection from Boutique Air

This was discussed briefly in the OAG thread, but I think it merits its own thread. I'm very surprised Denver Air Connection bid on this EAS contract, because it will be their only route that does not serve Denver. It would be nice if Denver Air Connection extended their current Denver-Alliance rou...

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by Frontier14
Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

A very interesting note right at the end of the video - DEN is talking to the TSA about allowing people to go back out to gates to drop people off and pick them up. That's a game changer if they do it. From the video, I still miss the trees in the great hall. it was a amazingly lush place before th...

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by Frontier14
Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 to Announce ONT-SEA
Replies: 5
Views: 1166

Re: F9 to Announce ONT-SEA

I suspect there is more to come. I'm not clear how they add a single 3/week route given the entanglement of their network. Also, this isn't an F9 release which means they may be packaging up multiple items for a broader announcement. These broader announcements usually occur on Tuesdays if past add...

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by Frontier14
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs
Replies: 86
Views: 11961

Re: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs

Adding Steamboat seems like a decent idea (although with the MAX how will they source it?), but to Denver??? That part makes no sense. There will be no local market at all and Southwest doesn’t even have a truly banked hub. This will lose tons of money based on any industry typical modern measure o...

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by Frontier14
Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

Indeed, but if they knew UA was going to want almost all of A west from the get go, building out the remainder of A east should have been included. Also, to my knowledge, the concourse expansion didn’t address renovating the existing portions (other than the bathrooms) to match the decor of the new...

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by Frontier14
Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17162

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Not by any means a confirmation but yesterday it was discussed in a pilots forum that EWR is now a crew base. I asked the FAs at the front of the cabin as we deplaned to clarify and she did say it will be at least an FA base. Not sure about pilots. She specifically said “flight attendants” when I a...

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by Frontier14
Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

Yes, it will be interesting where Frontier, Delta and American's gates are eventually allocated to. There may not be an immediate move from their present gate locations. Per the contract posted on City Council's web site United takes possession: A New Gates - "the end of the fourth quarter of ...

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by Frontier14
Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

On the agenda for the next Business, Arts, Workforce, & Aviation Services Committee meeting on Wednesday is a contract to give Southwest 40 gates (24 existing, 16 new). Maybe at the meeting, we'll get more color on where F9 and DL will end up https://denver.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?I...

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by Frontier14
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Announcement Next Week
Replies: 133
Views: 19717

Re: F9 Announcement Next Week

Perhaps some EWR-based routes? Maybe some ORD-based routes as well. Seeing how F9 is expanding its ORD Hub/Focus City, there are a lot of possible routes for F9 to add. Hear me out on this: ORD-SFO: Currently, there is no Low-Cost Service to SFO from ORD. And yes, I am aware that NK flies ORD-OAK. ...

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by Frontier14
Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Announcement Next Week
Replies: 133
Views: 19717

Re: F9 Announcement Next Week

It is true that Frontier is an airline you cannot count on being committed to a community that does not use it. They seem to consistently not allow for any significant time for new routes to mature. It is either confirm the bookings or they will be gone before very long. In some cases they did not e...

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by Frontier14
Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17162

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

I will venture to say that MCO will most likely be on the destination list from ILG.

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by Frontier14
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

DEN1895, thanks for the construction photos of the gate expansions. These are nice to see. I was at DIA yesterday and could see a little of the A West construction from the terminal west side passenger departure/drop off ramp. Much appreciated.

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by Frontier14
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 289
Views: 46639

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.denverpost.com/2020/01/12/dia-aurora-development-runway-noise/ "Aurora has given a green light to the construction of potentially hundreds of houses half a mile from Denver International Airport’s next planned runway, highlighting growing concerns over what an explosion of new neig...

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by Frontier14
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17162

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Did Frontier change its pricing model to encourage people to buy round trip prices? I just got an email (many of you probably did too) saying they're bundling round trip fares and you can save more if you book round trip. My understanding is yes to another way of pricing their product. With the ULC...

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by Frontier14
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17162

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Demand for F9 service out of CVG has also been decreasing since its peak in July 2017. That's a shame, but it seems that the dip in Frontier ridership at CVG corresponds with Southwest's increase in service.[/quote] I suspect you are correct in Southwest having an impact on the F9 ridership. Allegi...

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by Frontier14
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17162

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Frontier will be building a new hanger at MCO for maintenance. It is projected to be completed in 2021. Also, the pilot bid has gone out for the first round of captains (28) to man the new pilot/crew base in MIA. Some will be effective in March the others April 1st. Buildup is expected to reach abou...

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by Frontier14
Fri Dec 27, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 258
Views: 29883

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019

FATFlyer wrote:
Frontier is also adding a 4th FAT-DEN weekly frequency on Saturdays beginning April 25, 2020. Flight time is roughly the same as current flights.


Glad to see this one small weekly addition to Fresno. Hopefully, this will eventually lead to daily service.

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by Frontier14
Sat Dec 21, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 247
Views: 41019

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019

The airport posted the traffic report for October, 6.5% overall for October, 7.3% year to date. For the first time this month the airport also posted the amount of O&D and connecting passengers, for the year the totals are: Connecting = 35.7%, O&D = 64.3. Connecting passengers has decreased...

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by Frontier14
Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcement at MIA Tomorrow
Replies: 111
Views: 16816

Re: Frontier Announcement at MIA Tomorrow

They’re probably going to announce MIA as a new base. I expect a bloodbath between AA, Frontier, and Spirit. While you may be correct, I am thinking it will be more AA and F9. Another poster on another thread made the comment that the past few years F9 has not been deterred in taking on American at...

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by Frontier14
Fri Dec 13, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 24995

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

flybry wrote:
When will EWR-DEN start?


Am hearing there may be an announcement(s) come next week that will answer your question.

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