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Low-fare Frontier Airlines Flies into Harrisburg with Nonstop Service to Denver and Orlando

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Low-fare Frontier Airlines Flies into Harrisburg with Nonstop Service to Denver and Orlando14:00 EDT Tuesday, May 22, 2012 DENVER (Business Wire) -- Low-fare Frontier Airlines flies into Pennsylvania's Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) today with nonstop service to/from both Denver International Airport (DEN) and Orlando International Airport (MCO). Denver seasonal service starts today and operates three days each week through Sept. 2, 2012. Year-round Orlando service, offered four times weekly, begins May 24. Representatives from Frontier, the Harrisburg airport and Airport Authority, government officials and others will participate in a news conference at the airport Tuesday to celebrate the launch of the new service. The first flight from Denver, which arrives at 3:55 p.m., will be welcomed with a water cannon salute. Additionally, Frontier is partnering with the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area to solicit donations. Everyone who donates an item on the society's wish list May 22-31 will receive a promo card valued at $20. For details, visit Frontier is the only airline providing nonstop service between Harrisburg and Denver, and the only low-fare carrier offering service from Harrisburg to the West, according to Daniel Shurz, Frontier's senior vice president, Commercial. “We're seeing good opportunity as the only low-fare carrier committed to the Harrisburg market,” Shurz said. “Both our seasonal Denver service and our year-round Orlando service are already proving to be popular routes.” “We are extremely excited and grateful for Frontier's new nonstop service to Denver,” said Tim Edwards, executive director of Harrisburg International Airport. “In addition to providing affordable, convenient and reliable service to Denver and beyond for our region, we look forward to welcoming travelers from throughout Colorado and the Western United States to our great destination that includes Hershey, Gettysburg, Lancaster and Harrisburg.” Following are schedules for the new Harrisburg service: Harrisburg-Denver(May 22 to Sept. 2, 2012)             Route     Departs     Arrives     Frequency     Aircraft DEN-MDT     10:40 a.m.     3:55 p.m.     Tues, Thurs, Sun     A319 MDT-DEN     4:35 p.m.     6:25 p.m.     Tues, Thurs, Sun     A319 Harrisburg-Orlando(begins May 24, 2012)             Route     Departs     Arrives     Frequency     Aircraft MCO-MDT     8:31 a.m.     10:48 p.m.     Thurs     A319 MDT-MCO     11:30 a.m.     1:43 p.m.     Thurs     A319 MCO-MDT     9:01 a.m.     11:18 a.m.     Fri, Sun     A319 MDT-MCO     12:00 p.m.     2:13 p.m.     Fri, Sun     A319 MCO-MDT     2:45 p.m.     5:02 p.m.     Tues     A319 MDT-MCO     5:45 p.m.     7:58 p.m.     Tues     A319                 Service on both routes will operate on 138-seat Airbus 319 aircraft. STRETCH seating, with an additional 5 to 7 inches of legroom, and the airline's new SELECT seating product are available on every flight. offers the airline's guaranteed lowest fares and is the only place that STRETCH seating and SELECT seating are available at the time of booking. The aircraft also offer 24 channels of DirecTV® and three channels of hit movies at every seat. Members of Frontier's EarlyReturns frequent flyer program can earn double miles* for every qualifying flight they take on the new Denver route through June 30, 2012. Pre-registration is required. For details, visit The EarlyReturns program recently announced that it has eliminated blackout dates for award tickets; this means that members can now redeem their miles for any available award seat, any day of the year The launch of service to Harrisburg and other cities throughout the month of May brings the number of nonstop Frontier routes from Denver to a record 67 and is part of a larger effort to provide travelers in Denver and Colorado improved access to more cities with Frontier's low fares and friendly service. For more information or to purchase a Frontier flight, visit Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET). *Terms and Conditions for Double Miles OfferThis promotion is open to all EarlyReturns® members who register for the promotion prior to qualifying flight activity. Members must register online at, using promo code DBMDT. Bonus mileage offer is valid for all qualifying Frontier Airlines flights between Denver and Harrisburg, May 22 through June 30, 2012. Members must fly on published fare tickets and request to earn EarlyReturns® miles to qualify for the double miles. Classic or Classic Plus fares will also earn double miles on the base flight miles flown. Bonus miles do not count toward elite status. This promotion may not be combined with any other mileage promotion and is offered in conjunction with all program rules and procedures. Additional restrictions may apply. Frontier Airlines is the final authority on the interpretation of these rules. About Frontier AirlinesFrontier 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, Jamaica 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,