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Frontier Airlines Announces Fee Changes

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Frontier Airlines Announces Fee Changes

Frontier Airlines Announces Fee Changes

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frontier Airlines today announced it will change its checked bag fee from $15 to $20 for the first checked bag and from $25 to $30 for the second checked bag.

The new fee goes into effect for tickets purchased on or after Sept. 8, 2009 and applies to travel commencing on or after Oct. 1, 2009.

Frontier is also reducing certain fees. Customers who purchase an Economy ticket can now change travel plans for a $100 change fee, down from $150. Economy travelers can also get a confirmed seat on the same day of travel on a different flight for $100. Those who purchase Classic tickets can receive a confirmed seat on the same day of travel on a different flight for $50. The change fee on a Classic ticket remains unchanged at $50.

Frontier customers who purchase either a Classic or Classic Plus ticket will receive two free checked bags. Additionally, Frontier’s EarlyReturns® Summit and Ascent members, as well as active-duty military personnel and AirTran Airways’ A+ Rewards Elite members traveling on Frontier Airlines, will not be charged for a first or second checked bag.

For more details on Frontier’s baggage policies, please visit FrontierAirlines.com.

About Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.

Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of Denver-based Frontier Airlines. Currently in its 16th year of operations, Frontier Airlines is the second-largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport, employing approximately 5,000 aviation professionals. Frontier Airlines' mainline operation is made up of one of the youngest Airbus fleets in North America offering 24 channels of DIRECTV® service in every seatback along with a comfortable all-coach configuration. In conjunction with a fleet of Bombardier Q400 aircraft operated by Lynx Aviation (a subsidiary of Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.), Frontier offers routes to more than 50 destinations in the U.S., Mexico and Costa Rica. In addition, Frontier and Midwest Airlines have a codeshare partnership that allows passengers of both airlines access to 70 destinations in the U.S., Mexico and Costa Rica. Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET) expects to close on its purchase of Frontier Airlines on or before Oct. 1, 2009, after which Frontier will become a subsidiary of Republic, alongside Midwest Airlines and Republic’s other wholly owned subsidiaries.

SOURCE: Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.
Web site: FrontierAirlines.com

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