Articles tagged “frontier airlines”

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U.S. Fines 6 Airlines for Ticket Refund Failures

Look at it this way: Frontier has finally found one way to stand out from its domestic peers.

U.S. Fines 6 Airlines for Ticket Refund Failures

Airlines

Frontier Airlines Says Low-Cost Status Gives It Advantages if Economy Tanks

Frontier CEO Barry Biffle recalled Southwest Airlines during the economic tumult of the 1980s when making his case this week for why low-cost carriers are exceptionally resilient in downturns.

Frontier Airlines Says Low-Cost Status Gives It Advantages if Economy Tanks

Airline Weekly

7 Questions for Frontier Airlines CEO Barry Biffle

Frontier Airlines CEO Barry Biffle sees the airline as the contemporary of Southwest 40 years ago — primed for growth with dramatically lower costs than the competition.

7 Questions for Frontier Airlines CEO Barry Biffle

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Frontier Airlines Prospects Rise With JetBlue-Spirit Deal

Frontier Airlines CEO Barry Biffle thinks his airline's outlook is better than ever after JetBlue Airways beat it in a bidding war for budget competitor Spirit Airlines. "Ninety-five percent of U.S. capacity will be 30 to 80 percent higher cost than us," Biffle said in an interview Thursday. One of his main focuses at Frontier…

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U.S. Unveils New Airline Customer Service Portal

Air travelers in the U.S. now have a one-stop shop when it comes to knowing what airlines will provide them with in the event of a lengthy flight delay or cancellation. The new Airline Customer Service Dashboard by the Department of Transportation is designed to "ensure the traveling public has easy access" to airline commitments…

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Frontier Shakes Off Spirit Merger Disappointment With New Vow for Low-Cost Flying

Frontier is confident in its aggressive strategy to increase flights while keeping prices low will pay off. But pulling it off is a tall order amidst rising fuel and labor costs.

Frontier Shakes Off Spirit Merger Disappointment With New Vow for Low-Cost Flying

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JetBlue to Buy Spirit Airlines for $3.8 Billion

It's taken JetBlue four attempts to buy Spirit. Now it's crossed the line in a deal that's worth $3.8 billion, as long as it doesn't raise any antitrust red flags in Washington, D.C.

JetBlue to Buy Spirit Airlines for $3.8 Billion

Airlines

Spirit Says Merger With Frontier Is Off as Negotiations With JetBlue Continue

Spirit rejecting Frontier's merger deal is stunning considering Spirit had given indications it preferred a merger with Frontier after JetBlue's repeated offers.

Spirit Says Merger With Frontier Is Off as Negotiations With JetBlue Continue

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Shareholder Group Recommends Against Spirit-Frontier Merger

Shareholder group Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) is advising investors in Spirit Airlines to vote against a proposed merger with Frontier Airlines. "The proposal from JetBlue appears to represent a superior alternative," ISS said in a report Friday. "Shareholders are therefore recommended to vote AGAINST the proposed merger with Frontier." The recommendation is a reverse of…

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Fourth Delay to Spirit Airlines Merger Vote Following Frontier Concerns

Spirit Airlines has delayed — for a fourth time — a key shareholder vote on its proposed merger with Frontier Airlines, and by extension a hostile offer from JetBlue Airways. The vote will now occur on July 27, nearly two-weeks later than the current July 15 date. Frontier CEO Barry Biffle asked Spirit to delay…