Frontier Airlines starts Kansas City-New Orleans service

Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) yesterday (May 20) launched new nonstop service between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Kansas City International Airport (MCI) with one daily roundtrip flight. Frontier’s Kansas City-New Orleans service is flown by the Embraer 170 (ERJ 170) aircraft operated by Republic Airlines (2nd) (Indianapolis).

Frontier will launch daily nonstop service between New Orleans and Denver beginning June 11, 2010.

In other news, Frontier Airlines announced that its flight attendants have voted to be represented by the Association of Flight Attendants. The union will represent Frontier’s approximately 945 flight attendants.

The National Mediation Board must now certify the AFA as the bargaining representative for the company’s flight attendants.

Copyright Photo: Mark Durbin. Republic Airlines’ ERJ 170-100SE N872RW (msn 17000143) taxies across the ramp at San Francisco in the past.