It's only been two years since Republic Airways Holdings bested Southwest in the Frontier Airlines sweepstakes -- but the Republic-Frontier pairing is already headed for Splitsville. This week, Republic CEO Bryan Bedford said the firm is looking at selling Frontier, prompting speculation that ... More >>
Denver's homegrown airline, Frontier, was once a local darling. Its local ties, funny animals and scrappy attitude gave people the alternative they needed a decade ago to United Airlines, which dominated the gates at Denver International Airport for a long time and pissed off just about ever ... More >>
Video below.In a recent post about Frontier Airlines' cost-saving agreement with pilots, I noted that my loyalty to Denver's hometown airline had diminished in the face of Southwest's bags-fly-free policy. Turns out, though, that one Southwest pilot isn't that fond of old bags -- especially i ... More >>
Helene DaxFormer University of Colorado football standout Jeremy Bloom's Wish of a Lifetime foundation grants wishes for senior citizens -- some of them as simple as a new back yard or a date. But for the most recent wish, the sky was the limit: These seniors wanted to fly again.
A Frontier Airlines statement about Southwest's bid to acquire AirTran didn't include any reference to Denver. But Daniel Shurz, Frontier's vice president of strategy and planning, stresses that the Mile High City's very much in the forefront of the carrier's plans. "Denver is 76, 77 percent ... More >>
I contacted Frontier spokeswoman Lindsey Purves at 6:17 a.m. yesterday for a comment about Southwest Airlines' acquisition of AirTran and what it might mean for what's still portrayed as Denver's hometown airline. But the statement Purves came up with nearly nine hours later doesn't even ment ... More >>
Is this badger on Team Edward?Last month, Republic Airways Holdings decided to marry Frontier Airlines and Midwest Airlines under the Frontier name. Then, in a bid to placate potentially pissed-off Midwest fans, the company decided to honor the carrier's Wisconsin roots by putting a badger on ... More >>
Photo by Mark MangerLuke Beatty has some good news for Denver.Lately, major businesses like Frontier Airlines and Qwest have made news for decreasing their presence in Denver, not expanding it. But Yahoo!'s acquisition of Associated Content last week brings more positive tidings. Associated ... More >>
Photo by J. David McSwaneGovernor Bill Ritter talks about being an animal lover at today's news conference.The parent company of Denver-based Frontier Airlines announced today it is abandoning the Milwaukee-based Midwest Airlines brand to unify the two carriers under the Frontier name, ending ... More >>
An image from Frontier's flashy media-announcement notice.For weeks, there's been speculation aplenty about whether or not Frontier Airlines, purchased last year by Republic Airways Holdings, will be keeping its name and identity when combined with new sister carrier Midwest Airlines. First, ... More >>
Bound for extinction?As we noted in a blog yesterday about Frontier Airlines' wacky new ad (in which a cougar asks, "Who wouldn't like five more inches?"), Republic Airways Holdings is in the process of deciding if it should change the name of its recent acquisition. Frontier pilot Janet Vau ... More >>
Right now, Republic Airways Holdings is deciding whether to rename recent acquisition Frontier Airlines -- a decision that could be announced as soon as early April. If that move is made, it almost certainly means the end of Frontier's animal mascots, who've enlivened the company's commercials for ... More >>
Signs that Republic Airways Holdings, owner of Denver-based Frontier Airlines, might move jobs from Colorado to either Milwaukee or Indianapolis have been unavoidable for at least month. Note this October 9 blog, in which Denver Economic Development Corporation executive director Tom Clark s ... More >>
The city's offer to Republic Airways Holdings -- an effort to keep as many Frontier Airlines jobs in Colorado as possible -- doesn't represent the final word on potential lures. "They're in negotiations," says Tom Clark, the Denver Economic Development Corporation's executive director, "so t ... More >>
When Southwest Airlines made its run at purchasing Frontier Airlines this past month, a number of industry observers speculated that it was doing so because Frontier was kicking its ass in Denver. But just because Southwest eventually lost out to underdog Republic Airways Holdings in the Fron ... More >>
Republic Airways chief executive Bryan Bedford is in town again today, meeting with employees of Frontier Airlines, which Republic purchased after unexpectedly besting Southwest Airlines at auction. He's also been chatting with city officials who are understandably desperate to convince Repub ... More >>
The Grand Junction airport will soon experience its final Frontier. The purchase of Frontier Airlines by Indianapolis' Republic Airways Holdings will likely lift the carrier from bankruptcy, and that's a very good thing. But the possibility remains that Frontier could move its corporate offices out ... More >>
Andrew Hudson is busier than a business reporter tracking the latest layoffs. That's because he's become the first person people call when they're laid-off, or think they could be laid-off. Hudson has made it his job to let people know where the jobs are. And since he specializes in communication ... More >>
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