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Frontier Airlines Adds Five New Routes and Three Cities

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Frontier Airlines Adds Five New Routes and Three Cities

Frontier Airlines Adds Five New Routes and Three Cities

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frontier Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET), today announced plans to add Knoxville, Tenn. (TYS); Provo, Utah (PVU) and Sioux Falls, S.D. (FSD) to its route map with the addition of nonstop service from its Denver hub. These three markets bring the total of nonstop destinations served from Denver by Frontier to 63.

“Frontier is an airline that truly provides our guests choice in how they want to travel. With our affordable fares, convenient schedules, and better and different service, we are looking forward to joining these communities and giving them the opportunity to choose how they want to fly.”

In addition, the carrier announced it will launch new nonstop service between its Kansas City hub and both Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. (MSP) and San Antonio, Texas (SAT) this summer. The new service rounds out the carrier’s summer schedule that features increased capacity in top markets and the return of popular summer seasonal service.

“These new markets really highlight our desire to give our guests affordable and convenient travel to more destinations than ever before,” said Daniel Shurz, vice president of strategy and planning. “Frontier is an airline that truly provides our guests choice in how they want to travel. With our affordable fares, convenient schedules, and better and different service, we are looking forward to joining these communities and giving them the opportunity to choose how they want to fly.”

In celebration of this new service, Frontier is pleased to provide low introductory fares on all five of our new routes. These are available for purchase on our website at FrontierAirlines.com/introfares. Following are the schedules and start dates for each new route.

Denver-Knoxville (effective June 6, 2011)

            Route     Departs     Arrives     Frequency     Aircraft
DEN-TYS     4:30 p.m.     9:16 p.m.     Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun     A319
TYS-DEN*     9:33 a.m.     10:46 a.m.     Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat     A319

*Service begins June 7, 2011

Denver-Provo (effective June 20, 2011)

            Route     Departs     Arrives     Frequency     Aircraft
DEN-PVU     7:50 p.m.     9:14 p.m.     Daily     E190
PVU-DEN*     8:30 a.m.     9:53 a.m.     Daily     E190

*Service begins June 21, 2011

Denver-Sioux Falls (effective July 4, 2011)

            Route     Departs     Arrives     Frequency     Aircraft
DEN-FSD     3:32 p.m.     5:59 p.m.     Daily     E190
FSD-DEN     6:30 p.m.     7:10 p.m.     Daily     E190
               

Kansas City-Minneapolis/St. Paul (effective June 6, 2011)

            Route     Departs     Arrives     Frequency     Aircraft
MCI-MSP     7:20 a.m.     8:45 a.m.     Daily except Sun     E170
MCI-MSP     2:30 p.m.     3:55 p.m.     Daily     E190
MSP-MCI     9:15 a.m.     10:45 a.m.     Daily except Sun     E170
MSP-MCI     4:30 p.m.     6:00 p.m.     Daily     E190
               

Kansas City-San Antonio (effective June 7, 2011)

            Route     Departs     Arrives     Frequency     Aircraft
MCI-SAT     9:07 a.m.     11:12 a.m.     Daily except Mon, Fri     E190
SAT-MCI     11:42 a.m.     1:42 p.m.     Daily except Mon, Fri     E190
               

Beginning this June, Frontier will double frequencies between Denver and Des Moines, Iowa (DSM); and Madison, Wis. (MSN); and increase service between Denver and Portland, Ore. (PDX); San Francisco, Calif. (SFO); Seattle/Tacoma, Wash. (SEA) and Spokane, Wash. (GEG) to meet high demand during the peak travel season. In addition, Frontier will also be resuming popular summer service to several destinations from Denver and Milwaukee. This includes non-stop service between Denver and Anchorage, Alaska (ANC); Fairbanks, Alaska (FAI) and Green Bay, Wis. (GRB).

To view our route map, please visit FrontierAirlines.com/routemap.

About Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET), an airline holding company that also owns Chautauqua Airlines, Lynx Aviation, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 17th year of operations, Frontier employs more than 5,500 aviation professionals and operates more than 550 daily flights from its hubs at Denver International Airport, Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport, Kansas City International Airport, and Omaha’s Eppley Airfield. Frontier offers routes to more than 70 destinations in the United States, Mexico and Costa Rica.

For more in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, please visit its website at FrontierAirlines.com.

Business Wire

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