Tag: Frontier Airlines

Airbus Delivers 100th A320 Family Aircraft Assembled in the US

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus has delivered its 100th aircraft from the company’s U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama. The A320neo, serial number (MSN) 8580, was delivered to Frontier Airlines. The aircraft features two horses, Meadow & West, on its tailplane. Airbus’ Mobile facility is delivering four A320 Family aircraft per month and has delivered to eight U.S.-based customers […]

ALC Takes Delivery of its First US-Manufactured A321 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has taken delivery of its first US-produced A321. The aircraft, delivered from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, will be leased to Denver-based Frontier Airlines and features Xavier the Mountain Goat on its vertical tail and Sharklets. The aircraft is also the first U.S.-made A321ceo to enter Frontier’s fleet. […]

Frontier Faces $474,000 FAA Penalty for Lacking Medical Supplies

Reading Time: 1 minute The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $474,000 civil penalty against Frontier Airlines, Inc. of Denver, Colo., for allegedly operating aircraft that lacked required medical supplies on hundreds of flights. The FAA alleges that in June and July 2017, Frontier personnel installed on 11 aircraft emergency medical kits that lacked either […]

Frontier Airlines Airbus A320-200 Experiences Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute A Frontier Airlines Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Denver to Washington Dulles (USA), was in the initial climb out of Denver’s runway cleared to climb when the crew requested to level off at 10,000 feet due to a bird strike to figure out what is going on. The crew decided to initially continue the departure route. […]

Trans States Airlines and Frontier Airlines Announce New Pilot Flow Agreement

Reading Time: 1 minute Trans States Airlines pilots now have a direct pathway to the Frontier Airlines flight deck. An agreement inked by the two airlines guarantees participating Trans States pilots a First Officer position with the Denver-based Airbus operator after as little as two years of service with Trans States. The agreement comes on the heels of a […]

Airbus and Indigo Partners Finalize Orders for 430 A320neo Family Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus announced that it had finalized agreements with Indigo Partners and its four portfolio airlines for the purchase of 430 additional A320neo Family aircraft for ultra-low-cost airlines Frontier Airlines (United States), JetSMART (Chile), Volaris (Mexico) and Wizz Air (Hungary). The signed purchase agreement follows a Memorandum of Understanding among the parties announced at the Dubai […]

Frontier Fined $1.5 Million For Denver Tarmac Delays

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 6 minutes 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 […]