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FRONTIER AIRLINES BEGINS SERVICE FROM GREEN AIRPORT INAUGURAL FLIGHTS TO ORLANDO AND DENVER START TODAY

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(WARWICK, RI – August 14,2017) – Today, Frontier Airlines inaugurates the first of eight new nonstop destinations from T.F. Green Airport (PVD) with its first Orlando (MCO), FL and Denver, CO flights. The new low fare service was celebrated with events at the airport and special fares available each way. 

     “Today we introduce a new, more affordable way to travel for the Providence community,” said Tyri Squyres, vice president, marketing, Frontier Airlines. “We’re offering not only amazing low fares, but a reliable and friendly service that allows customers to customize their travel experience to their needs and their budget. This empowers more people than ever before to fly. This is what our Low Fares Done Right philosophy is all about.”

     In the coming months, the low-cost carrier will begin service to six additional destinations. This fall the carrier will commence service to Fort Myers, Miami, Tampa, FL and New Orleans, LA. Next spring the carrier will introduce service to two additional cities: Charlotte and Raleigh Durham, NC.   

Iftikhar Ahmad, President and CEO of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC), said, “This is a great day for the airport.  We recognize that Frontier has made a strong commitment to Rhode Island with these eight new markets and look forward to working with the carrier to expand our partnership with continued growth over the coming years.”       

Jonathan Savage, Chair of the RIAC Board, said, “I’m pleased to celebrate Frontier’s first day at Green.  The destinations that are starting today, in addition to the markets Frontier recently announced for this fall, are among some of the top requested from our customers.  If the initial bookings are indicative of success, we are in very good shape.  We thank the Frontier team for their confidence in our market and for selecting Green Airport for their flights in the Northeast.”    

About Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 60 destinations in the United States, Cuba, Dominican Republic and Mexico on nearly 300 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier’s hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company’s signature Rocky Mountain hospitality to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2016 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was recently named the industry’s most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) because of superior technology and operational efficiencies.   For B-roll and photos visit:  http://bit.ly/F9Media_Library

About T. F. Green Airport 

T. F. Green (PVD), located 8 miles south of Providence in Warwick, Rhode Island, is the 3rd largest airport in New England, with a catchment area that attracts passengers from nearby Massachusetts and southeastern Connecticut. Almost two-thirds (64%) of New

England’s population lives within 75 miles of T. F. Green, and 25% of the US population lives within 500 miles of PVD.

Airlines serving Green:  Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, One Jet, Southwest and United.  International service includes TACV, which flies year round from PVD to Cabo Verde; Norwegian Airlines, with service to Ireland, Northern Ireland, Norway, Scotland, Martinique and Guadeloupe; and Azores Airlines with seasonal service to Ponta Delgada and beyond.  Cargo carriers, Fed Ex and UPS, round out the service.  MBTA commuter rail service connects PVD to Boston.  Visit www.pvdairport.com.

Contact:  Patti Goldstein, Sr. VP External Affairs

                pgoldstein@pvdairport.com

                401-691-2272

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