May 01, 2016 2:17 AM ET


Company Overview of Frontier Airlines, Inc.

Company Overview

Frontier Airlines, Inc. operates airlines. Its programs and services include groups, charters, corporate discounts, travel agents, frontier cards, and gift cards. The company also allows customers to plan and book flights, car rentals, and hotels online; and to manage travel online. It provides its services to various destinations in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Denver, Colorado. Frontier Airlines, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.

Frontier Center One

7001 Tower Road

Denver, CO 80249

United States

Founded in 1994





Key Executives for Frontier Airlines, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 43
Vice President of Finance
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 54
Chairman of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc, President of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc, Chief Executive Officer of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. and Director of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc
Age: 53
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Frontier Airlines, Inc. Key Developments

Frontier Airlines Launches Nonstop Service to Seven New Destinations

Frontier Airlines added new low fare nonstop service from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to Charlotte, N.C. (CLT); Kansas City, MO (MCI); Nbashville, Tenn. (BNA); Portland, Ore. (PDX); St. Augustine, Fla. (UST); Seattle (SEA); and Minneapolis (MSP). In addition to the new cities launched on April 14, 2016, Frontier reinstates seasonal non-stop service from Chicago to Austin, Texas (AUS); Philadelphia (PHL); Washington (IAD); Raleigh-Durham, N.C. (RDU); and Trenton, N.J. (TTN).

Frontier Airlines Appoints Barry L. Biffle as President and Chief Executive Officer

Frontier Airlines announced the appointment of Barry L. Biffle as president and chief executive officer of the airline. Biffle has also been named as a member of the airline's Board of Directors. Biffle has served as president of Frontier since July 2014 and has more than 20 years' industry experience. Biffle has held numerous airline senior executive and management roles with specific experience in turn-around situations and development of ultra-low cost carriers (ULCC). He served as CEO of VivaColombia. Prior to that, he served as executive vice president of Spirit Airlines where he played a key role in the financial turn-around and development of the company.

Frontier Airlines and TWU Reach Tentative Agreement

The National Mediation Board (NMB) announced that Frontier Airlines and members of the Transport Workers Union (TWU) reached a tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement on February 11, 2016 covering the craft or class of Dispatchers.

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