Articles tagged “frontier”

Frontier Airlines Gets Fined $1.5 Million for Stranding Passengers on Tarmac

Frontier Airlines Gets Fined $1.5 Million for Stranding Passengers on Tarmac

Associated Press

Frontier Airlines clearly botched the handling of a snowstorm in Denver, and had it not been for hard-fought tarmac-delay rules, passengers would have had no recourse other than relying on the largess of the airline.

4 months ago

Airline Fare Wars Are Gaining Momentum as Legacy Carriers Go After Low-Cost Rivals

Airline Fare Wars Are Gaining Momentum as Legacy Carriers Go After Low-Cost Rivals

Justin Bachman and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

So much for "price discipline" as fare wars are breaking out. They are being influenced by ultra-low-cost and no-frills long-haul carriers domestically and internationally. Great for consumers, bad for some airlines.

5 months ago

American, Frontier and Delta Hit With Fines Over Consumer Complaints

American, Frontier and Delta Hit With Fines Over Consumer Complaints

Alex Veiga, Associated Press

Some of the violations that led to these fines took place two or three years ago. We hope the airlines have long since adjusted the problematic policies.

6 months ago

Frontier Airlines Says COO Steps Down in Second Executive Departure in a Month

Frontier Airlines Says COO Steps Down in Second Executive Departure in a Month

Associated Press

At Frontier, and elsewhere, where there's smoke there's also usually fire. Two top executives have left the company after a bevy of complaints regarding how Frontier handled a winter storm in December.

1 year ago

Virgin America Is the Best U.S. Airline and Frontier Is the Worst Says Study

Virgin America Is the Best U.S. Airline and Frontier Is the Worst Says Study

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines continue to lead the pack when it comes to on-time arrivals. But Virgin America, which will likely be acquired by Alaska Airlines, stood above its competitors overall.

2 years ago

Airline Fare Wars Ending Historic Stock Rally

Airline Fare Wars Ending Historic Stock Rally

Mary Schlangenstein and Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

Ah, the Golden Age of airline financials may have run its course despite low fuel prices. That was quick.

2 years ago

How One Small Airport Deals With An Identity Crisis and Bigger Rivals

How One Small Airport Deals With An Identity Crisis and Bigger Rivals

Scott Goss , Associated Press

New Castle County Airport (ILG), often called Wilmington Airport, needs a rebranding effort but in the meantime it is telling constituents why it is worthy.

2 years ago

Frontier Airlines CEO Resigns After Customer Complaints Rise

Frontier Airlines CEO Resigns After Customer Complaints Rise

David Koenig, Associated Press

The personal reasons could be that he couldn't stand beating Spirit Air at its own game.

3 years ago

Flying U.S. Airlines Got Even Worse in 2014, Says Study

Flying U.S. Airlines Got Even Worse in 2014, Says Study

David Koenig, Associated Press

Tell America something we don't know.

3 years ago

Delta Will Try to Out-Spirit Spirit Air with New Cheap Fare

Delta Will Try to Out-Spirit Spirit Air with New Cheap Fare

Dennis Schaal, Skift

How do you compete when a low-cost carrier like Spirit is eating your lunch? Eat what your competitor eats. Delta is trying out the Spirit diet for extremely price-sensitive travelers.

3 years ago

Budget Airlines Now Generate More Unit Revenues Than Legacy Airlines in U.S.

Budget Airlines Now Generate More Unit Revenues Than Legacy Airlines in U.S.

Skift

The low-cost carriers continue to take over the economy segment of the market in all possible ways around the world, and U.S. is now moving in line with the rest of the world.

4 years ago

Frontier Tops List of Best Domestic Airlines in the U.S.

Frontier Tops List of Best Domestic Airlines in the U.S.

Chris Erskine, Los Angeles Times

Airfarewatchdog's list does a good job comparing airlines that are usually not lumped in together to demonstrate what's working in the air right now.

4 years ago