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Frontier Airlines Shamed For Wrong Reasons

If you ask me, this outrage towards Frontier Airlines is completely unwarranted. A couple of days ago I wrote about Frontier Airlines' "More Room" concept -- the airline was going to start selling seats that include a guaranteed empty middle seat. Most…

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Frontier Airlines Will Now Sell You An Empty Middle Seat

Frontier Airlines has just introduced a feature to guarantee you an empty middle seat on a flight... if you're willing to pay. Frontier Airlines has launched "More Room" seats, allowing passengers to assign seats with empty middle seats next to them.…

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Frontier Airlines Makes Face Masks Mandatory

Following JetBlue's lead, Frontier will become the second US airline to require passengers to wear face masks. As of May 8, 2020, Frontier Airlines will make face coverings over the nose and mouth mandatory for all customers. This new restriction will…

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Frontier Airlines Offers To Convert Vouchers Into Miles

Different airlines have taken different approaches to taking care of customers in light of current circumstances. Here in the US some airlines have stood out positively (American), while others haven't (United). However, perhaps the worst airline with…

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Frontier Airlines Changes Change Fees Again

Frontier Airlines is an ultra low cost carrier that is known for charging fees for just about everything. That's why many people were caught off guard when last year they announced that they'd largely eliminate change fees. Now, about a year later, they've…

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Frontier Becomes First US Airline To Order A321XLR

At the beginning of the week the A321XLR was launched, and the orders for the plane just keep coming in. This plane will launch in 2023, and will be the longest range single aisle plane in the world, with a range of 5,400 miles. Phoenix-based Indigo…

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Smart: Frontier Airlines May Increase Revenue By Reducing Change Fees

Frontier Airlines just announced something that's quite surprising on the surface. In the US we have airlines offering various degrees of services included with ticket costs. On one end of the spectrum you have Southwest, which offers passengers two…

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Frontier Airlines Overhauls Their Credit Card, And I’m Impressed (Sort Of)

Barclays issues a Frontier Airlines credit card, and today they've announced some major changes to the card. I'm very impressed by the changes they've made to the card, but it doesn't change the fact that I won't be getting it, and that I still don't…

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Can You Save Money By Buying Frontier Tickets At The Airport?

I've recently shared how you can save money by buying Spirit or Allegiant tickets at the airport. That's because these airlines effectively tack on a surcharge for using their website. They don't call it that of course, but that's what it is. The reason…

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5,000 Bonus Miles For Joining Frontier’s Discount Den

Even though I'm a Premier 1K with United, I tend to sleep around -- no, really --with Frontier from time to time, especially if they are cheap. The key is, they need to be significantly cheaper than anyone else for me to want to fly them. One way to…

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Spirit Airlines
The Single Biggest Reason I Avoid Spirit And Other Low Cost Carriers

Ben and I have recently been sharing our experiences flying low cost carriers. He and I both flew Spirit for the first time this summer, while I've also had several flights on Frontier over the past few years. I even flew SkyBus during their brief history!…

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How Much Compensation Does Frontier Give For A 5 Hour Delay?

My recent Frontier flight from Denver to Philadelphia ended up being delayed after the pilot called in sick. First it was delayed by one hour, then three, and then five, finally taking off at 6:30 AM in the morning. You can read the whole story in my…

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Review: Frontier Airlines A319 Denver To Philadelphia

Last week I shared the story of my first ever flight on Spirit. The flight itself was fine, but the check-in process took over an hour and concluded with the agents disregarding the line and instead calling passengers up in the order their flight was…

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Is Frontier’s Communications Department Really This Dumb?

Yesterday I wrote about the interesting situation that unfolded between Frontier Airlines and Kyle Clark, a local news reporter in Denver. Long story short, Kyle did a segment about Frontier's route announcement, and Frontier didn't like it. Here's the…

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Frontier’s Head Of Communications Sends Scathing Email To Local News Reporter

Okay, I'm not sure what exactly to make of this, but I'm certainly amused. A reporter for Denver's 9News station, Kyle Clark, did a segment about Frontier Airlines' new route announcement. On Tuesday the airline announced huge expansion, and rather than…

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How I Scored The Best Seat On A Frontier Redeye For Free

Frontier Airlines is a whole different kind of animal. Or so claimed their marketing campaign way back in 2003. That was back when they were sort of a quirky regional airline that managed to attract a loyal following among the anti-corporate crowd common…

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Two U.S. Airlines Are Cutting Flights To Cuba Altogether

In the second half of last year we saw the major U.S. airlines begin selling tickets for flights to Cuba. It’s no surprise that so many U.S. carriers requested rights to operate routes to Cuba, given that it’s the first time in decades that such flights…

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Havana Flights
DOT Tentatively Grants 8 Airlines Rights To Fly To Havana — Here Are The Routes

Early last year sanctions began to be lifted between the US and Cuba, following the embargo that was in place for decades. This was huge news for those looking to travel to Cuba, since it created more circumstances under which US tourists could visit…

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US Airlines Announce Desired Routes To Cuba

About a year ago sanctions began to be lifted between the US and Cuba, following the embargo which was in place for decades. This was huge news for those looking to travel to Cuba, since it created more circumstances under which US tourists could visit.…

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Avoid The Frontier Award Fee With One Simple Trick

Yes, I know, this is my third post about Frontier Early Returns this week. And that's a lot for what is easily one of the worst frequent flyer programs in the industry. But hey, it's been five days since United last stranded a planeload of passengers,…

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Frontier Fare
The Cheapest Way To Get From Tampa To New York Is Via…

Last night I was on ITA Matrix looking up the cheapest fares between Tampa and New York. The cheapest one-way ticket was $105, which seemed super reasonable. Great, who am I flying, Delta or JetBlue? Nope, the cheapest ticket was actually on Frontier...…

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CEO of Frontier Airlines on “Undercover Boss”

Just about the only TV show I watch with any regularity is “Undercover Boss,” whereby the CEOs of various companies go undercover to see what’s really going on at their companies (or so they say). This week the CEO of Frontier Airlines…

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