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Home Travel Western Travel Buzz Frontier Airlines Adds Service to Fairbanks, Grand Rapids and Long Beach

Frontier Airlines Adds Service to Fairbanks, Grand Rapids and Long Beach

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Frontier Airlines on May 14, 2010 launched new nonstop service between the carrier's Denver hub and Fairbanks, Alaska (FAI); Grand Rapids, Mich. (GRR) and Long Beach, Calif. (LGB).

The carrier also launched new nonstop service between its Milwaukee hub and Seattle/Tacoma (SEA). The service is part of a 17-market expansion taking place this spring and summer, making Frontier the fastest-growing major carrier in the United States, the airline said.

"We are thrilled to add these great new destinations and routes to our expanding route map," said Daniel Shurz, vice president of strategy and planning. "Frontier now offers service to more than 70 destinations with its unmatched customer service and affordable fares."

In the coming weeks, Frontier Airlines will launch service between Denver and both New Orleans and Santa Barbara, Calif. The carrier will also launch service from Kansas City, Mo. to New Orleans.

The Denver-Fairbanks flights will operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, using Airbus 319 aircraft, with scheduled service between May 14, 2010 and Sept. 12, 2010.

The Denver-Grand Rapids service will operate daily, using Embraer E190 aircraft.

The Denver-Long Beach service will operate four times daily (except Saturday and Sunday on some flights), using either E190 or Airbus 318 aircraft.

The Milwaukee-Seattle service will operate on a variety of days, using E190 aircraft. Check the airline's Web site for details.

Frontier Airlines is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. On April 13, 2010, Republic Airways announced that its two branded carriers, Frontier and Midwest, would combine under the Frontier Airlines name. The integration of these two airlines is expected to take 12-18 months.

For information on Frontier Airlines or to book tickets, visit the Web site at