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Frontier starts weekly seasonal Denver-Montego Bay flights tomorrow

Frontier Airlines’ (2nd) (Denver) new nonstop seasonal service between its Denver, Colorado (DEN) hub and Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ), begins on Sunday, December 22, 2013. The new weekly flights are Denver’s only winter nonstop to the Caribbean.

With the new service, Jamaica is added to Frontier’s growing list of nonstop international destinations from Denver. Frontier also provides nonstop service from Denver to five destinations in Mexico, as well as both San Jose and Liberia, Costa Rica.

Following is the schedule for Frontier’s Montego Bay service:

Denver-Montego Bay (beginning December 22, 2013)

Route Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft
DEN-MBJ 8:10 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Sun A319
MBJ-DEN 3:55 p.m. 7:35 p.m. Sun A319

This new service will operate on 138-seat Airbus A319 aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-111 N926FR (msn 2198) with a Fawn on the tail arrives in Los Angeles.

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EasyJet to fly to Tel Aviv from London Gatwick

EasyJet (easyJet.com) (London-Luton) has announced that it plans a third route between the UK and Tel Aviv. The airline, which already flies to the city from Manchester Airport and London Luton Airport, will start services from London Gatwick Airport from April 1, 2014. The new route will operate three days a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

EasyJet started flying to Tel Aviv in November 2009 from London Luton Airport. Across Europe the airline currently serves Tel Aviv from London Luton and Manchester as well as Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg, Geneva and Rome.

The airline has recently announced a Berlin – Tel Aviv route which is the first since the signing of the Open skies agreement between the EU and Israel. In the past twelve months easyJet has flown more than 330,000 passengers into and out of Tel Aviv, 190,000 of those flew to and from the UK and next year this is set to increase further.

EasyJet has also increased its flights between Manchester and Tel Aviv from two to three per week between February 17, 2014 and April 28, 2014.

Copyright Photo: TMK Photography/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-111 G-EZGI (msn 4693) rotates at Amsterdam.

EasyJet (UK): AG Slide Show

EasyJet to start Berlin Schoenefeld-Tel Aviv service on February 4, pilots in France protest large profits and lack of sharing

EasyJet (easyJet.com) (UK) (London-Luton) will launch a new route connecting Berlin (Schoenefeld) and Tel Aviv starting on February 4, 2014 per Airline Route.

Meanwhile pilots in France staged a one-day strike yesterday to protest the large profits and the lack of sharing with the employees. The company reported its pretax profit rose by 51 percent in the fiscal year ending on September 30.

Read the full report from The Telegraph: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Paul Denton/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-111 G-EZFW (msn 4380) climbs away from Geneva.

EasyJet (UK): AG Slide Show

Frontier to expand operations at Trenton, New Jersey with new routes to Cleveland, Indianapolis and Nashville

Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) has announced it will expand its low-fare service at Trenton-Mercer Airport (TTN), in Ewing, New Jersey, with the addition of nonstop service to Cleveland, Ohio, beginning on February 13, 2014; Indianapolis, Indiana beginning on April 29, 2014; and Nashville, Tennessee beginning on April 30, 2014.

Frontier is the only airline providing scheduled service out of Trenton-Mercer Airport, the gateway to New Jersey’s state capital, all of central New Jersey, and Southeast Pennsylvania, including metro Philadelphia.

The addition of these three cities brings Frontier’s total nonstop destinations served from Trenton-Mercer Airport to 14:

  • Atlanta
  • Charlotte
  • Chicago-Midway
  • Cincinnati
  • Cleveland
  • Columbus
  • Detroit
  • Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood
  • Fort Myers
  • Indianapolis
  • Nashville
  • Orlando
  • Raleigh-Durham
  • Tampa

All Frontier flights from Trenton/Princeton will operate on 138-seat Airbus A319 aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum/AirlinersGallery.com. Frontier Airlines’ (2nd) Airbus A319-111 N930FR (msn 2241) taxies to the runway at Los Angeles International Airport.

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Republic Airways Holdings extends the deadline for the sale of Frontier Airlines

Republic Airways Holdings (Indianapolis) has announced that it has agreed to a 48-hour extension of exclusivity of the sale process for Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver).

“Indigo Partners informed us they have made good progress but have not been able to resolve all the conditions to close the transaction,” said Republic Airways Chairman, President and CEO Bryan Bedford. “They requested and we agreed to extend the deadline by 48 hours.”

Republic Airways Holdings is an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America.

Indigo Partners issued the following statement on the status of its pending acquisition of Frontier Airlines from Republic Airways Holdings:

“Indigo Partners has informed Republic Airways that its planned acquisition of Frontier Airlines will move forward. Major conditions, including agreements with FAPAInvest and Barclaycard are satisfied, as are other commercial and business arrangements. An agreement has not been reached with the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA); however, Indigo has informed Republic that it will waive that condition. The transaction is expected to be finalized later this month, subject to receipt of certain regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.”

William A. Franke, managing partner at Indigo Partners said, “We are pleased about the progress we have made to resolve major issues and move this acquisition toward closing. We look forward to completing the transaction and continuing to extend Frontier’s reach and service as a leading, nationwide ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC).”

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-111 N922FR (msn 2012) with the Red Fox exits the runway for the gate at Los Angeles International Airport.

Frontier Airlines (2nd): AG Slide Show

Indigo Partners’ statement on the progress of its acquisition of Frontier Airlines

Indigo Partners (Phoenix) has issued this statement regarding the progress of its acquisition of Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver):

“Good progress has been made on all fronts as we work to satisfy conditions to close Indigo Partners’ previously announced acquisition of Frontier Airlines from Republic Airways Holdings.

  • “We are pleased to note in this regard that a tentative agreement has been reached with FAPAInvest on commercial matters.
  • “While progress has been made, no agreement has been reached with Barclaycard about an extension of its credit card and associated line of credit.
  • “We continue to work with the Association of Flight Attendants and we believe all sides recognize the importance of an agreement to both the AFA membership and to Frontier.

“We remain hopeful that remaining conditions to closing can be achieved in the next few days.”

Indigo Partners is a private equity firm established by W. A. Franke in 2003 to pursue acquisitions and strategic investments in the air transportation and related industries. The firm was a significant investor in Tiger Airways based in Singapore and Spirit Airlines based in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and maintains lead investments in Wizz Air Holdings, Plc, a ULCC with multiple bases in Central and Eastern Europe and Volaris Airlines, a ULCC based in Mexico City.

Copyright Photo: Tony Storck/AirlinersGallery.com. Frontier Airlines’ Airbus A319-111 N908FR (msn 1759) (Blue Heron) lands in Las Vegas.

Frontier Airlines: AG Slide Show

easyJet announces 10 new routes

EasyJet (UK) (easyJet.com) (London-Luton) has announced 10 new routes which will launch as part of its summer 2014 schedule.

The new routes will operate from its London Gatwick, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle and Belfast bases to destinations across the UK and Europe.

There are four new additions to London Gatwick’s schedule with Jersey, Paris, and Newcastle strengthening easyJet’s unrivalled business network out of the airport. Important connections between London and Newcastle will be provided through new 6 per week services. Flights to Brittany, a region of France popular with British holidaymakers, will also add to the airline’s comprehensive range of leisure destinations.

Further choice is also being offered from Belfast International Airport with affordable flights to Bordeaux and Jersey. There are also four new routes launching in Scotland which will provide sun seekers with even more choice for travel further afield to both Heraklion and Bodrum from Edinburgh Airport or the option to fly to Split and Kos from Glasgow International Airport.

The ten new 2014 routes on sale now include:

  • London Gatwick to Newcastle – flying year round, six days a week from £35.49*
  • London Gatwick to Brittany – flying summer 2014, three days a week from £35.49*
  • London Gatwick to Paris – flying year round, seven days a week from £35.49*
  • London Gatwick to Jersey – flying year round, seven days a week from £33.49*
  • Belfast International to Bordeaux – flying summer 2014, once a week from £33.49*
  • Belfast International to Jersey – flying summer 2014, twice a week from £25.49*
  • Edinburgh to Heraklion – flying summer 2014, twice a week from £37.49*
  • Edinburgh to Bodrum – flying summer 2014, twice a week from £37.49*
  • Glasgow International to Split – flying summer 2014, twice a week from £35.49*
  • Glasgow international to Kos – flying summer 2014, twice a week from £37.49*

Copyright Photo: Paul Bannwarth/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-111 G-EZGL (msn 4744) lands at EuroAirport serving Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg.

EasyJet (UK): AG Slide Show

Frontier to convert the Denver-Durango route to summer season only

Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) is suspending the Denver-Durango route on October 29, 2013 for the winter season. The intra-Colorado route is currently operated with Airbus A319s and will be restored next summer according to Airline Route.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-111 N934FR (msn 2287) with L.J., the Baby Lynx, prepares to land at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP).

Frontier Airlines (2nd): AG Slide Show

Brussels Airlines supports TomorrowLand music festival with an Airbus A319 logojet

Brussels Airlines (Brussels) is sponsoring the music event “Tomorrowland”.

According to Wikipedia, TomorrowLand is a massive electronic music festival. It is organized by ID&T, Entertainment and Media Enterprise.[TomorrowLand occurs in the town of Boom, close to Antwerp, in Belgium, and has been organized since 2005. It has since become one of the most notable global music festivals.

The first festival was held on August 14, 2005 and consisted of performers such as Push (M.I.K.E.), Armin Van Buuren, Cor Fijneman, Yves Deruyter, Technoboy and Coone.

TomorrowLand logo

Copyright Photo: Karl Cornil/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-111 OO-SSB (msn 2400) now carries a prominent TomorrowLand logo. In addition, Airbus A330-301 OO-SFN (msn 037) also carries even larger TomorrowLand logos.

Brussels Airlines: AG Slide Show

Frontier Airlines gives up on Denver-South Bend service

Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) continues to tweak its route map, dropping city pairs that do not make money and starting new routes in the hope they will. The company is ending service to South Bend, Indiana from its Denver hub. The last flight will be on September 9. Frontier added SBN in October but the DEN-SBN route failed to attract enough customers.

Read the full story from the South Bend Tribune: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-111 N908FR (msn 1759) in the Blue Heron motif, arrives in Las Vegas.

Frontier Airlines (2nd): AG Slide Show