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DENVER - Frontier Airlines today announced the addition of new nonstop service between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Denver International Airport (DEN). Frontier will serve the Des Moines market with new six-days-per-week flights beginning Oct. 24, 2010. Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET)

Special introductory fares for this new service (for example: DSM to DEN for $59 each way, DSM to Seattle or San Francisco for $109 each way) will be available for sale for a limited time on FrontierAirlines.com beginning today, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010.

“Along with Frontier’s three daily nonstops to Milwaukee, we are pleased to offer very affordable direct service to Denver,” said Daniel Shurz, Frontier vice president of strategy and planning. “With nonstop service to Milwaukee and now Denver, Frontier provides Des Moines-area travelers with economical access to the east and west with connections to Frontier’s more than 70 destinations across the United States, Mexico and Costa Rica.”

Frontier’s new Des Moines service will be flown by the 99-seat Embraer 190 aircraft. Customers on board these aircraft enjoy comfortable leather seating in a two-by-two configuration. In addition, the E190 has several rows of STRETCH seating, which provides an additional five inches of comfortable legroom. The Company’s E190 fleet will also be outfitted with in-flight internet service by the end of 2010.

Here are the schedules for the new Des Moines service:

Denver - Des Moines
(Effective Oct. 24, 2010)
Flight Number Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft
F9 1704 3:10 p.m. 5:45 p.m. Daily except Saturday E190


Des Moines - Denver
(Effective Oct. 24, 2010)
Flight Number Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft
F9 1703 6:15 p.m. 7:15 p.m. Daily except Saturday E190

About Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc., an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Lynx Aviation, Midwest Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 17th year of operations, Frontier employs more than 5,500 aviation professionals and operates more than 550 daily flights from its hubs at Denver International Airport and Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport. Frontier offers routes to more than 70 destinations in the United States, Mexico and Costa Rica.

On April 13, 2010, Republic Airways announced that its two branded carriers, Frontier and Midwest, would combine under the Frontier Airlines name. The integration of these two airlines is expected to take 12-18 months. Track our progress at FrontierMidwest.com.

For more in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, please visit its website at FrontierAirlines.com.