Frontier expands at Colorado Springs and Denver airports

In Bismarck, the ribbon was cut to welcome Frontier’s new route from Denver. The route to the North Dakota city, which competes with United Express, is operated five times weekly.

Frontier’s ‘Flip the Dolphin’ aircraft departed Colorado Springs on the inaugural flight to Phoenix on 18 May, starting a major expansion of the airline in the city.

Frontier’s ‘Flip the Dolphin’ aircraft departed Colorado Springs on the inaugural flight to Phoenix on 18 May, starting a major expansion of the airline in the city.

  • Frontier expanded its presence in Colorado, the US state analysed this week, with seven new routes; four major cities from Colorado Springs, CO (COS) with 138-seat A319s and three regional destinations from Denver, CO (DEN) with 99-seat E-190s. Daniel Shurz, Frontier’s SVP Commercial, commented the expansion: “We’ve offered low fares to Colorado Springs for over four years and we’re delighted to offer low-fare, time-saving nonstop travel options to customers in both Colorado Springs and throughout southern Colorado.” To find out more about Frontier’s network developments, see this week’s interview.
Date Origin Destination WF* A/c Competition (WF*)
18-May-12 Colorado Springs, CO (COS) Los Angeles, CA (LAX) 6 A319 United (15)
18-May-12 Colorado Springs, CO (COS) Phoenix, AZ (PHX) 7 A319
18-May-12 Colorado Springs, CO (COS) Seattle-Tacoma, WA (SEA) 4 A319
20-May-12 Colorado Springs, CO (COS) Portland, OR (PDX) 3 A319
17-May-12 Denver, CO (DEN) Bismarck, ND (BIS) 5 E190 United (22)
17-May-12 Denver, CO (DEN) Cedar Rapids, IA (CID) 4 E190 United (16)
18-May-12 Denver, CO (DEN) Bloomington, IL (BMI) 4 E190
*WF: Weekly Frequency
Source: anna.aero new route database, Innovata data for w/c 21 May 2012

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