Frontier Airlines News Stories
June 2, 2015
Frontier Airlines has placed a firm order for 10 A321 and two A320 aircraft from Airbus in a deal worth around USD$1.3 billion at list prices.
January 19, 2015
One of the most influential investors in low-cost airlines, Bill Franke, has raised the prospect of consolidation among US budget carriers, echoing a shake-out among traditional network airlines.
November 24, 2014
Frontier Airlines has ordered nine Airbus A321ceo aircraft, worth USD$990 million at list prices.
October 16, 2014
Frontier Airlines has placed six crew members on paid leave for 21 days "out of an abundance of caution," after learning that a nurse who had treated an Ebola victim may have been symptomatic when she flew on the airline earlier this week.
October 15, 2014
A second Texas nurse who has contracted Ebola told a US health official she had a slight fever but was allowed to board a plane from Ohio to Texas, intensifying concerns about the US response to the virus.
April 28, 2014
Bargain hunters could find themselves paying more to fly after low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines said it would start charging extra for carry-on bags.
October 2, 2013
Airline pioneer William Franke is looking to bring more low airfares to the US, with his firm, Indigo Partners, agreeing to purchase Frontier Airlines from Republic Airways.
October 1, 2013
Republic Airways Holdings said on Tuesday it would sell Frontier Airlines to private equity firm Indigo Partners in a deal valued at about USD$145 million.
July 26, 2013
Republic Airways said it has reached a non-binding deal to sell its Frontier unit, sparking a rise in its shares.
April 30, 2013
Republic Airways said on Tuesday it still plans to shed its Frontier unit by June or July, depending on whether a sale agreement is reached.
April 9, 2013
Consumer complaints against US airlines rose sharply in 2012, even as the carriers claimed a better record of on-time arrivals and luggage handling.
March 1, 2013
A sky-high video of the Internet dance craze Harlem Shake that went viral on YouTube has captured the attention of US aviation officials who said on Friday they are looking into the event over safety concerns.