Republic’s CEO to be featured on “Undercover Boss” this Sunday

Republic Airways Holdings’ (Indianapolis) CEO (Bryan Bedford) and Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) will be the subject of the CBS TV show “Undercover Boss”, scheduled to be shown this Sunday (October 17) evening in the USA.

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Frontier Airlines issued the following press release:

Bryan Bedford, Chairman, President and CEO of Frontier Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET – News), earned his wings after spending a week on the frontlines of his Company for the hit CBS show “Undercover Boss.” The episode featuring Frontier Airlines is scheduled to air this Sunday, Oct. 17, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.

“Participating in ‘Undercover Boss’ was an unforgettable experience that will forever shape they way I do my job,” said Bedford. “Experiencing our front line as an everyday employee uncovered ways we can improve things for our employees and guests, but most importantly it showed me that our employees are so passionate about their jobs and committed to the ongoing success of our Company.”

During his undercover experience, Bedford worked as an aircraft appearance agent and lavatory truck driver in Denver and as a cross-trained customer service agent in Oklahoma City. Bedford also worked a shift at 35,000 feet as a Frontier flight attendant. A video clip is available to watch here.

This Sunday we’ll invite guests flying onboard Frontier’s Airbus aircraft to enjoy complimentary DIRECTV® service “on the boss” so they can tune into CBS at 9 p.m. EDT. Prior to the episode airing, fans of Frontier’sFacebook fan page can take a special “Undercover Boss” quiz to earn a $25 credit toward their next flight. Followers of Frontier’s Twitter feed can tune in Sunday evening to learn interesting facts and figures about the jobs featured in the episode.