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A Lost Frontier: The Adventures of Frontier Airlines into Regional Jet Flying

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 for Frontier Airlines. Frontier had attempted before to serve smaller cities in the Colorado and Rocky Mountain areas through codeshares with Maverick Airways and Great Lakes Aviation. However, these programs…