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Frontier Orders 12 Airbus A320-Family Jets

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.
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Investor Sees US Budget Airline Consolidation

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.
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Frontier Orders Nine Airbus A321ceos

November 24, 2014

Frontier Airlines has ordered nine Airbus A321ceo aircraft, worth USD$990 million at list prices.
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Frontier Puts Six Crew On Leave As Precaution

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.
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US Health Official Allowed Ebola Patient On Plane

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.
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Frontier Airlines Rolls Out Extra Fees

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.
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Frontier Buyer Cites Global Appeal For LCCs

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.
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Republic Airways To Sell Frontier For USD$145 Mln.

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.
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Republic In Preliminary Deal To Sell Frontier

July 26, 2013

Republic Airways said it has reached a non-binding deal to sell its Frontier unit, sparking a rise in its shares.
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Republic Air Says Still Working To Shed Frontier

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.
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US Airline Complaints Up Despite Improvements

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.
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FAA Looking Into Airborne Harlem Shake

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.
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