MSN7141 is the first Airbus A320neo for Frontier Airlines (Photo: Airbus)

Frontier Announces Expansion in Las Vegas and Colorado Springs

On Tuesday, Denver-based Frontier Airlines announced a sizable network expansion at both Las Vegas and Colorado Springs. The company outlined eleven new routes, with seven at Colorado Springs, five of which will be seasonal, and four at Las Vegas.  Currently, the airline serves three routes from Colorado Springs and sixteen from Las Vegas. The new routes will begin in June and July. Las Vegas will see the addition of Bismarck, N.D, Sioux Falls, S.D, Indianapolis, IN, and Washington Dulles.  Colorado…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Western Pacific Airlines

Western Pacific Airlines, also known as WestPac for short, was a small Colorado airlines known for using their planes as billboards. The airline started in Colorado Springs in 1995 with eight Boeing 737-300 planes under the name Commercial Air. Soon after launch, Oklahoma millionaire and owner of Gaylord Hotels founder…