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November 18: Frontier Airlines Relocating to Hobby Airport

Frontier Moving All Flights to Hobby

Houston Airport System
November 2, 2010

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Executives at Frontier Airlines say Hobby Airport's proximity to downtown was a key factor in the decision to move.

After nine years of serving customers at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), Frontier Airlines will be moving all of their flights to Houston’s domestic airport, William P. Hobby (HOU).

“Houston has been excited about Frontier’s move to Hobby Airport and we’re excited to see the results,” says Genaro Pena, HAS air service development director. “Hobby has a casual and warm atmosphere that customers find welcoming and Frontier Airlines will fit in well.”

In addition to the three daily, non-stop flights that Frontier will provide to Denver at HOU, Houston customers can also take advantage of three new connections from Denver that currently are not served by nonstop service from Houston.

Two daily flights are available to Rapid City, South Dakota (RAP); two daily flight are available to Bozeman, Montana (BZN) and Fairbanks, Alaska (FAI) is available four days a week.

Frontier customers that visit Houston will have the advantage of being just seven miles from downtown Houston and near NASA and Galveston Island.

“Hobby Airport offers a great number of benefits to Frontier’s guests,” said Daniel Shurz, vice president of strategy and planning. “In addition to its newly refurbished terminal, Hobby offers Frontier’s guests easy access to downtown Houston and many popular tourist attractions in the area.” Frontier will begin operations at Hobby with three daily nonstop flights to Denver on Nov. 18, 2010. Click here for details regarding the upcoming schedule:

Attention customers

If you are booked on Frontier flights to Bush Intercontinental on or after November 18, you will automatically be rebooked on flights to Hobby Airport.

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

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