Wed Dec 05, 2001 3:35 am
Tuesday December 4, 12:01 pm Eastern Time
SOURCE: Frontier Airlines
Frontier Announces New Service to New Orleans, Fort Lauderdale and Sacramento
DENVER, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Frontier Airlines (Nasdaq: FRNT - news) announced today that it will begin service to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY), La. effective Feb. 1, and Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, Fla. (FLL) and Sacramento International Airport, Calif. (SMF) effective Feb. 26. Tickets for flights to and from these cities go on sale Friday, Dec. 7. With the new service, Frontier will serve 27 cities from its Denver hub.
Frontier President and Chief Operating Officer Jeff Potter stated: ``We are encouraged to see that even during difficult times for the airline industry, there is still a demand for reliable, affordable air travel. We look forward to bringing our legendary spirit of the west service and affordable fares to these three new markets and to accommodate this service, we plan to take delivery of our sixth Airbus A319 aircraft in mid-February.''
Following are the Feb. 26 schedules for New Orleans, Fort Lauderdale and Sacramento:
Frontier Service - Denver (DEN) to/from Louis Armstrong
New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
Flight Number Departs DEN Arrives MSY Frequency
738 10:30 a.m. 1:50 p.m. Daily
732 7:00 p.m. 10:20 p.m. Daily
Flight Number Departs MSY Arrives DEN Frequency
567 6:30 a.m. 8:15 a.m. Daily
661 2:30 p.m. 4:15 p.m. Daily
Frontier Service - Denver (DEN) to/from Fort Lauderdale
Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
Flight Number Departs DEN Arrives FLL Frequency
388 3:25 p.m. 9:05 p.m. Daily
Flight Number Departs FLL Arrives DEN Frequency
863 8:45 a.m. 11:05 a.m. Daily
Frontier Service - Denver (DEN) to/from Sacramento
International Airport (SMF)
Flight Number Departs DEN Arrives SMF Frequency
225 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Daily
221 8:55 p.m. 10:25 p.m. Daily
Flight Number Departs SMF Arrives DEN Frequency
216 6:50 a.m. 10:05 a.m. Daily
124 11:15 a.m. 2:30 p.m. Daily
All times given in local arrival or departure city times.
In addition, the airline plans to increase frequency to two daily roundtrip flights to/from Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) effective Feb 26.
Denver-based Frontier Airlines is the second largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport, serving 25 cities coast to coast with a fleet of 29 aircraft and employing approximately 2,300 aviation professionals. In June 2001, BusinessWeek ranked Frontier 14th on its list of Hot Growth Companies and in September 2001, Fortune magazine ranked Frontier 41st on its 100 Fastest Growing Companies list. Frontier provides capacity and other data and industry comparisons on its Web site, which may be viewed at www.frontierairlines.com .
Statements contained in this press release, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements as that item is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. This press release contains forward-looking statements and certain information contained in this press release involves risks and uncertainties that could result in actual results differing materially from expected results. Some of the factors that could significantly impact the forward-looking statements in this press release include, but are not limited to: additional incidents that could cause the public to question the safety and/or efficiency of air travel, operational disruptions, industry consolidation, air traffic control-related difficulties, the impact of labor issues, actions of the federal and local governments, enhanced security requirements, changes in the government's policy regarding relief to the airline industry, the stability of the U.S. economy and the economic environment of the airline industry. Forward-looking statements represent the Company's expectations and beliefs concerning future events, based on information available to the Company as of the date of this press release. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this press release. Additional information regarding these and other factors may be contained in the Company's SEC filings, including without limitation, the Company's Form 10-Q for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2001; the Company's Form 10-K for its fiscal year ended March 31, 2001; the Company's Form 8-K filed May 7, 2001 and the Company's Form 8-K filed Jan. 22, 2001, as amended by the Company's Form 8-K/A filed July 11, 2001.
SOURCE: Frontier Airlines
MSY people are probably ecstatic.