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Frontier Airlines Now Offering Daily Service between New Orleans and Kansas City

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Frontier Airlines is now offering daily service between New Orleans and Kansas City with one roundtrip flight, flown using the Embraer 170 aircraft, and the airline said that service between New Orleans and Denver will launch in June.

The new service linking Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Kansas City International Airport (MCI) is part of a significant growth period for the Denver-based carrier, which is growing by 7 percent in seat miles this year, making it the fastest-growing major carrier in the United States, the airline said.

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"We are very excited to be back in New Orleans launching this community's only nonstop flight to Kansas City," said Daniel Shurz, VP of planning and strategy. "With the upcoming addition of our nonstop service to Denver on June 11, our New Orleans customers will enjoy easy access to our more than 70 destinations across the United States, Mexico and Costa Rica."

Frontier said customers on board the Embraer 170 aircraft will enjoy comfortable leather seating in a two-by-two configuration. The company's Embraer 170/190 fleet will also be outfitted with Gogo in-flight internet service by the end of 2010.

Frontier will launch daily nonstop service between New Orleans and Denver beginning June 11, 2010, and fares are available for purchase at the airline's Web site at
www.frontierairlines.com .

The daily flight scheule departs New Orleans at 9:10 a.m., arriving in Kansas City at 11:05 a.m. The return flight departs Kansas City at 11:35 a.m., arriving back in New Orleans at 1:35 p.m.

"The New Orleans Aviation Board and staff are thrilled to welcome the return of Frontier Airlines to the New Orleans market," said Dan Packer, chairman, New Orleans Aviation Board. "This is another milestone in regaining air service that was lost to Hurricane Katrina. The Kansas City service will fill the previously un-met demand for one of the top five markets that lacked nonstop service."

Frontier Airlines is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc., an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Lynx Aviation, Midwest Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America.


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