Tag: Frontier Airlines

Frontier Fined $1.5 Million For Denver Tarmac Delays

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has fined Frontier Airlines (F9, Denver Int’l) USD1.5 million for lengthy tarmac delays following a snowstorm in Denver Int’l last December. Of the total fine, the DOT has waived USD900,000 because of compensation already paid by the airline to passengers. Under DOT regulations, aircraft with more than 30 passenger […]

Group Working To Bring Back Midwest Express Airlines

A group of business and airline professionals are spearheading an effort to bring back Midwest Express Airlines, which was based in Oak Creek and had its main hub at Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee. The group has launched a website announcing plans to bring back the airline, which enjoyed a loyal following, especially among Milwaukee […]

Frontier A320 Windshield Cracks Near Kansas City

Frontier Airlines Airbus A320 was performing flight from Denver to Washington National, when the crew reported a cracked windshield and decided to divert to Kansas City for a safe landing about 30 minutes later. A replacement A320-200 registration N236FR reached Washington with a delay of 3:20 hours.

Pilots, Leap Into Action – Airlines are Looking for You

After coping with terrorism, bankruptcies and consolidation, the largest airlines of the world are facing a new problem: a looming worldwide pilot shortage. The recent boom in air travel has created an urgent demand for new aircraft and additional flights as well as new routes all over the world which, in turn, have served the […]

Frontier Airlines Takes Delivery of Its First A320neo with CFM Engines

Frontier Airlines, headquarters in Denver, Colorado (U.S.), took delivery of its first A320neo. Frontier is the first U.S. airline to receive an A320neo with CFM engines, and the aircraft is the first of 80 A320neo Family aircraft the low-cost carrier has ordered. All of Frontier’s A320neo Family aircraft will be powered by CFM International LEAP-1A […]

Frontier Airlines Making a Major Hiring Push

Frontier Airlines is going through a hiring spree, looking to bring more than 800 flight attendants by the end of next year and launching three partnerships with smaller regional airlines to help recruit and then hire their pilots once they reach a certain level of experience. The moves come as the Denver-headquartered airline prepares to […]

Six US Airlines Granted Permission to Operate Cuba Flights

Six US airlines have been granted permission by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to begin scheduled flights between the US and Cuba in the autumn. The awards follow last December’s bilateral agreement between the US and Cuba to restart scheduled commercial flights between the countries. The route authorities were approved for non-Havana services; DOT […]