Articles tagged “frontier airlines”

Frontier Flight Attendants File Discrimination Complaints

Frontier Flight Attendants File Discrimination Complaints

Colleen Slevin, Associated Press

That this remains an issue for many women in the workplace, even today, is appalling.

1 month ago

JetBlue Wants to Add Flights From Fort Lauderdale and Boston to Havana

JetBlue Wants to Add Flights From Fort Lauderdale and Boston to Havana

Brian Sumers, Skift

This is a curious move. In May, JetBlue will start flying smaller airplanes to Cuba, as demand is not as strong as expected. But now the airline wants to add more daily flights. Perhaps this is more of a long-term play.

2 months ago

Is the Timing Right for the Frontier Airlines IPO?

Is the Timing Right for the Frontier Airlines IPO?

Brooke Sutherland, Bloomberg

Ideally, Frontier Airlines would have gone public a couple of years ago, when the climate was better for airline stocks. But Frontier had to turn itself into an ultra low cost airline, and that took three years. Investors would not have been happy if Frontier had sought an IPO while having much higher costs than Spirit.

3 months ago

U.S. Ultra Low Cost Carrier Frontier Airlines Plans IPO

U.S. Ultra Low Cost Carrier Frontier Airlines Plans IPO

Brian Sumers, Skift

It's hard to consistently make money in the airline industry. But Indigo Partners, led by former America West Airlines CEO Bill Franke, has an excellent track record. Once again, he is poised to make a big profit after buying an airline cheaply and taking it public.

3 months ago

Frontier Airlines Is Said to Be Planning Second-Quarter IPO

Frontier Airlines Is Said to Be Planning Second-Quarter IPO

Alex Barinka and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

No surprise here. Frontier's IPO has been long expected — the investors want their payday — and the only question has been when it might happen. It sounds like it could be soon.

3 months ago

Why United, American and Delta Fear Ultra Low Cost Competition, Explained

Why United, American and Delta Fear Ultra Low Cost Competition, Explained

Brian Sumers , Skift

American, United, and Delta are all introducing no-frills fares to try to thwart Frontier, Allegiant, and Spirit. It might work, or it might not. But it's worth a shot. The Big 3 do not want any of the discount airlines to grow to be as large and powerful as Ryanair.

8 months ago

Low-Cost Holdouts Frontier and Spirit Will Join TSA’s Precheck Program

Low-Cost Holdouts Frontier and Spirit Will Join TSA’s Precheck Program

Brian Sumers, Skift

Frontier and Spirit are finally joining the TSA's precheck program, which is good news for travelers who don't want to wait in long security lines.

1 year ago

U.S. to Cuba Commercial Flights Given Green Light by Obama Administration

U.S. to Cuba Commercial Flights Given Green Light by Obama Administration

Joan Lowy and Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

It's great news for Cuba, but the rest of the Caribbean tourism industry is going to have to up its game.

1 year ago

American, Delta and United Try to Eliminate Multi-City Bargain Fares

American, Delta and United Try to Eliminate Multi-City Bargain Fares

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

Expect United and American to follow Delta's lead by creating Spirit Air-like fares of their own.

1 year ago

Breaking Down U.S. Airlines’ Bids to Fly Commercial to Cuba

Breaking Down U.S. Airlines’ Bids to Fly Commercial to Cuba

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

Airlines know that Cuba provides an excellent new market in the Caribbean and none of them want to miss out. No matter what.

1 year ago

U.S. Legacy Carriers Vs. Low-Cost Rivals in 8 Charts

U.S. Legacy Carriers Vs. Low-Cost Rivals in 8 Charts

Marisa Garcia, Skift

It's a big market, with plenty of passengers eager to fly around. In their own way, all airlines are making the most of this boom.

1 year ago

Frontier Airlines is Considering a Rare U.S. Carrier IPO

Frontier Airlines is Considering a Rare U.S. Carrier IPO

Alex Barinka, Kiel Porter and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

This is certainly an interesting development for a carrier that filed for bankruptcy only seven years ago and signals that the Indigo buyout did something to bring Frontier back from the brink.

2 years ago