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A Frontier Airlines A320neo at the gate in Denver. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Tom Pallini)

Frontier Breathes New Life into Struggling Long Island Airport

Long Island MacArthur Airport, a small multi-use airport located midway between New York City and Montauk Point smack dab in the middle of Long Island, was once a thriving airport that served those who didn’t want to make the commute from the eastern half of the island to the far-off JFK and LaGuardia airports in Queens. Now, the airport struggles to attract new airlines, despite a slew of attractive features. The airport is located in Ronkonkoma, New York within the…

A Lost Frontier: The Adventures of Frontier Airlines into Regional…

When it comes to most carriers' hub and spoke systems, they tend to rely on regional carriers to serve the smaller areas and allow passengers the ability to connect to most destinations. Although airlines like United Airlines and American Airlines have made this work, the same story cannot be said…

Frontier Airlines Now Second Largest Carrier at Raleigh-Durham in Destinations…

Frontier Airlines announced 6 new routes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) Thursday morning, making it the second largest carrier at the airport in terms of number of destinations served. Frontier’s new destinations include Buffalo, Houston, Milwaukee, New Orleans, San Antonio, and San Juan, PR. The carrier now serves a total…

Two Ultra-Low-Cost Carriers Connect With New Codeshare Agreement

Codeshare agreements, which allow airlines to sell tickets on partner airlines, are commonplace among the world's airlines as they allow better connectivity and more options for passengers. Ultra-low-cost-carriers (ULCC), however, have resisted these agreements with major airlines, as they don't greatly benefit from them due to their ultra-low fares and…

DEN: The Largest Airport by Total Land Mass in the…

When it comes to airports in the middle of nowhere, Denver International Airport (DEN) is probably the most notable. This big city airport is the largest airport by total land area in the U.S, is right in the middle of the great plains of Colorado, yet it is close enough…

Trip Report: Comparing the Airbus A321s of America’s Ultra Low-Cost…

Towards the middle of October, my family and I started to flesh out our plans for Thanksgiving. With my sister and I attending college in Boca Raton, Florida, and the rest of our family living in New Jersey, it meant we had to start searching for airfare to get home…

Analysis: Frontier Airlines Aims to Become a Disruptor in the…

On Wednesday, aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus announced that it had confirmed the largest order in the company's history. Indigo Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm, signed a deal with Airbus worth $49.5 billion for an order of 430 Airbus A320neo and A321neo aircraft. Denver-based Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Indigo Partners,…

Frontier Airlines Launches Several New Routes

On Wednesday, Frontier Airlines has announced the start of service between Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) in New York and Orlando, Florida (MCO). Thew news comes just two days after commencing flights from Las Vegas, Nevada, Raleigh, North Carolina and Providence, Rhode Island to Denver, Colorado and Orlando, Florida. Flights…

American, Delta, and Frontier Face Stiff Fines for Violating Consumer…

Three major airlines in the U.S., American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Frontier Airlines, have agreed to each pay thousands of dollars for failing to follow airline consumer protection rules. Each airline was fined for a slightly different reason according to the U.S. Transportation Department. American was fined $250,000 for…

Opinion: Frontier’s Evolving Strategy Lacks the Consistency to Succeed

Growing up, we have all seen someone who tries desperately to fit in, even if it means sacrificing their individuality along the way. In the aviation community, there seems to be no better example of this than Frontier Airlines. The Early Years The carrier was originally suppose to fill in…