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Frontier Airlines New Animal Search Down to Three

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Monday, April 09, 2012

Frontier Airlines New Animal Search Down to Three13:04 EDT Monday, April 09, 2012 DENVER (Business Wire) -- Eighteen tried, but only three survived. Frontier Airlines today announced that Chloe the Chipmunk, Enrique the Tree Frog and Polly the Parrot were chosen as the final three contenders in the Denver-based carrier's search for a new “spokesanimal”. Voting on the final three starts today and ends Sunday, April 15, 2012, only at “The 18 contenders received a tremendous outpouring of support from the public,” said Dan Krause, Frontier's vice president of marketing and customer experience. “Thousands visited our website and Facebook each day to learn more about the contenders and select their favorite animal. Now we need the public to help us one last time by visiting to cast their vote for one of the final three.” With only one week of voting to go, the contenders are applying some alternative tactics to get votes. All three participated in a debate late last night, moderated by Larry the Lynx. Clips of that debate will be available throughout the week on Frontier's website at The top three are also planning to hit the streets of Denver and Colorado Springs this week in an attempt to win votes. Keep an eye on Frontier's Facebook (Facebookcom/FrontierAirlines) and Twitter pages ( for more details. Fans voting for their candidate at will receive a special offer by email for a discount on future Frontier travel and will also be entered to win up to $2,500 in Frontier Fly Bucks. Fans can also visit Frontier's Facebook page and enter to win a number of prizes including the new iPad, Kindle Fire and Frontier Fly Bucks. Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET). About Frontier Airlines Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET), an airline holding company that also owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 18th year of operations, Frontier offers service to more than 70 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic. The airline employs 5,000 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit Frontier AirlinesLindsey Carpenter,