“With this change, we are ensuring that our most loyal
customers, Ascent and Summit level members of
EarlyReturns, those who book Economy, Classic and
Classic Plus tickets, including all customers who book
through (company website) will have more space onboard
the aircraft for their carry-on bags,” said David
Siegel, Frontier’s chief executive officer. “As we
unbundle our product further, we ensure those customers
who want the absolute lowest fares can always find them
at” the company’s website.
Republic Airways Holdings Inc Chairman and CEO, Bryan
Bedford suggested in a Wall Street Journal report dated
April 9, that there were two investment firms interested
in acquiring Frontier Airlines.
"Regarding the Frontier separation process, there's
recently been some speculative reporting over the past
few weeks. We are simply not yet at a point in the
process where we can answer any questions."
its first quarter of this year Frontier Airlines saw a
9.2 percent decrease in total revenues compared with the
same period in 2012, but its pretax loss was lower than
a year ago. The carriers’ total revenues for the first
quarter of 2013, was $310 million compared with its
$342.4 million for the first quarter of 2012.
Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. an airline holding
company that also owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic
Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 19th
year of operations, Frontier offers service to more
than 75 destinations in the United States, Mexico,
Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The
airline employs more than 4,000 aviation
professionals, operating from its hub at Denver