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Frontier Airlines to Add New Service to Tulsa

June 3, 2009

Denver-based carrier back in Tulsa after one-year absence

DENVER, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Frontier Airlines will begin twice-daily nonstop service to Tulsa International Airport (TUL) from its hub at Denver International Airport (DEN) on Aug. 2, 2009. Frontier’s wholly-owned subsidiary Lynx Aviation will provide service for the route. This is the first new city added to the Frontier network in 2009.

“We are happy to be back in Tulsa,” said President of Lynx Cameron Kenyon. “We look forward to reintroducing our affordable fares, the choice and added value that comes with our AirFairs product and the great customer service for which both Lynx and Frontier employees are known.”

Frontier Airlines originally began service to Tulsa in May 2005 before leaving as part of a network-wide capacity reduction in 2008.

To celebrate the launch of service to Tulsa, Frontier Airlines and Lynx Aviation announced a re-introductory sale starting June 3, 2009, that will connect customers from Tulsa to 40 Frontier and Lynx destinations across the United States for as low as $59* each way. Sale-priced tickets must be purchased by 9:59 p.m. MDT on July 7, 2009, for travel through Nov. 18, 2009. For a complete list of fares, please visit FrontierAirlines.com.

In addition to the sale fares, Frontier is also giving its customers the ability to choose a fare that best meets their traveling needs. AirFairs, the airline’s new fare structure, gives the customer a choice of three fare types: Classic, Classic Plus and Economy – each with varying levels of amenities.

  • Classic: Frontier’s best value! For just $20 more than the lowest advertised prices, customers receive advanced priority seating, two checked bags, 125% EarlyReturns(R) mileage credit and complimentary in-flight DIRECTV(R) where available among other amenities.
  • Classic Plus: Refundable ticket, advanced premium seating, same-day flight change, two checked bags, 150% EarlyReturns(R) mileage credit, and complimentary in-flight DIRECTV(R) where available among other amenities.
  • Economy: Seat selection at check-in and 100% EarlyReturns(R) mileage credit.

Following is the Tulsa flight schedule starting August 2, 2009:

    Denver-Tulsa
    Flight Number        Departs       Arrives       Frequency
         3474           10:55 a.m.    1:47 p.m.        Daily
         3472            7:10 p.m.   10:02 p.m.        Daily

    Tulsa -Denver
    Flight Number        Departs       Arrives       Frequency
         3471            4:00 p.m.    5:00 p.m.        Daily
        *3473            6:30 a.m.    7:30 a.m.        Daily

* Scheduled flight starts August 3. 2009

All times given are in local arrival or departure city times.

*Fares shown are off peak travel and 14 day advance purchase is required for travel through 11/18/09. Tickets purchased from Frontier’s website must be paid for with a major credit card at the time the reservation is made. Tickets must be booked and paid for by 9:59 pm MDT, 7/07/09. Fares do not include passenger facility fees of up to $9 each-way, the September 11th Security Fee of up to $5 each-way or fees of $3.60 per segment. A segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing. Fares to/from Alaska do not include arrival/departure tax of $8 each way. Seats are limited and certain flights and/or days of travel may be unavailable at these prices, especially during busy travel periods. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable, but may be reissued for up to a $150 change fee (depending on the fare type purchased) plus any applicable difference in fare so long as your flight segment(s) is cancelled prior to scheduled departure time, otherwise the ticket(s) and all monies will be forfeited. Previously purchased tickets may not be exchanged for these special fare tickets. If you choose to purchase an Economy ticket through our Reservations Center or at a Frontier airport location, there will be a $25 ticketing service fee. Fares and schedules are subject to change without notice and other restrictions may apply. Based on June 2009 schedule all flights to/from Tulsa, OK are operated by Lynx Aviation, other flights may also be operated by Lynx Aviation.

US: Fares shown are each way for off peak travel. Off-peak travel is Tuesday-Wednesday and Saturday. Fares are slightly higher other days of the week. Blackout dates of 9/3-9/4/2009 apply. Purchasing an Economy fare may result in additional baggage fees: a first bag may be checked for a fee of $15 per person and a second bag may be checked for a fee of $25 per person. Service to/from Tulsa, OK begins August 2, 2009 Seasonal service to/from Jackson Hole ends September 13, 2009.

About Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.

Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of Denver-based Frontier Airlines. Currently in its 15th year of operations, Frontier Airlines is the second-largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport, employing approximately 5,000 aviation professionals. Frontier Airlines’ mainline operation has 51 aircraft with one of the youngest Airbus fleets in North America. Frontier Airlines’ mainline operations offer 24 channels of DIRECTV(R) service in every seatback along with a comfortable all-coach configuration. In conjunction with a fleet of ten Bombardier Q400 aircraft operated by Lynx Aviation (a subsidiary of Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.), Frontier offers routes to more than 50 destinations in the U.S., Mexico and Costa Rica. In addition, Frontier and AirTran Airways operate a first-of-its-kind integrated marketing partnership that offers travelers the ability to reach more than 80 destinations across four countries with low fares, aboard two of the youngest fleets in the industry. For more in-depth information on Frontier Airlines, please visit its Web site at FrontierAirlines.com.

SOURCE Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.


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