The passenger was arrested upon landing in Miami and could face stiff penalties for assaulting crew members.
My phone had died just before landing and that's when I discovered the hiding spot for the rare power outlets onboard my Frontier Airlines flight.
The fee constituted a minor addition to a traveler's final bill but many likely had no idea they were paying it.
Lucas Wall said he's been stranded in Florida because he can't fly without a mask. He's accused several airlines' mask mandates of being discriminatory
For one, Avelo's fees are lower than many of its competitors, allowing customers to purchase extras without breaking the bank.
The launch of Avelo Airlines has sparked competition at Hollywood Burbank Airport just north of Los Angeles.
Frontier's expansion to Burbank, California puts it in direct competition with Avelo. Many of its fares - at $19 -are the exact same price too.
Each airline still has its own notion on the best ways to keep flyers safe during the pandemic but some are doing way more than others.
Frontier boasts its dirt-cheap tickets but extra fees can add to the total cost. Here's how I avoid them and still get a great flying experience.
The routine flight devolved into chaos after a Jewish family was forced to disembark by the flight crew, spurring claims of anti-Semitism.
Frontier Airlines is looking to hire 100 pilots with nearly 800 applications already received. The ultra-low-cost carrier is one of the few hiring pilots during an industry downturn. We spoke to Frontier’s vice president of flight operations to see what makes a great candidate. Visit the Business section of Insider […]
More than 2,500 passengers have been banned from US airlines for non-compliance with mask policies. Delta Air Lines banned 880 passengers, including six on a flight where Mitt Romney was harassed. President Joe Biden signed a mask mandate for air travellers on his first full day in office. Visit Business […]
Frontier Airlines is growing with 11 new routes to cities across the US, Caribbean, Mexico, and Central America in 2020 and 2021 Las Vegas, Chicago, and Miami are the focus of the expansion with cheap weekend getaways the key theme. The expansion will also see Frontier go directly up against […]
All 11 major US airlines are participating in Black Friday in which flyers can get the jump on deals for 2021 travel. Those not offering discounted flights are offering sale prices or bonuses when purchasing points or miles. International flight deals are largely missing as travel restrictions continue to hinder […]
Frontier Airlines is planning massive growth in 2021 with 19 new routes and entry into three new cities. The bi-coastal expansion will focus primarily on California and Florida but cities across the US will see increased service. In the Caribbean, Frontier is taking the fight to Spirit Airlines with increased […]
The upcoming holiday travel season is the perfect time to offload travel credit from flights cancelled during the pandemic. Travel credit is often issued in lieu of a refund so an airline can keep the cash paid for the original flight. Each airline is different in how flyers can use […]
German budget airline Eurowings, a subsidiary of Lufthansa, will start letting passengers book the middle seat next to them, in order to socially distance on flights. US budget carrier Frontier Airlines was criticised for a similar program in May, with lawmakers accusing the airline of profiteering over safety considerations. Other […]
American Airlines is the latest US carrier to ban masks with valves or vents on them, keeping in line with updated guidelines from the CDC. Masks with valves allow exhaled air to flow unhindered through the vents, which can mean that respiratory droplets containing COVID-19 virus can reach others. In […]
Airlines in the US each have a different approach to social distancing in the skies as no one policy fits all for the country’s largest carriers. Most airlines are requiring face coverings with more aggressive policies like blocking middle seats becoming scarce in the skies, despite initial attempts by some. […]
Frontier Airlines cancelled plans to let customers pay to block middle seats next to them during flights for social distancing, just one day after announcing it. The plan was swiftly criticised as profiteering over safety concerns. Airlines are struggling to figure out how to reassure customers and prevent the coronavirus […]
Frontier Airlines is offering a new seat type for passengers looking to social distance in the skies. The “More Room” seat offers a blocked middle so passengers aren’t sitting directly next to each other. Frontier is offering the product starting at $US39 on flights from May until August while also […]
American Airlines, Delta, and United will all require passengers to wear masks when travelling, the airlines each announced this week. Other US airlines are also adding the requirement, describing it as a way to protect passengers and crewmembers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The policies take effect over the next two […]
US airlines and the Treasury Department reached an agreement in principle on Tuesday over up to $US25 billion in payroll assistance, part of the $US50 billion coronavirus bailout for the airline industry. American Airlines said it would receive $US5.8 billion in payroll assistance under the CARES Act, while Southwest Airlines […]
Five airlines in the US have announced that they will be ceasing service on eight air routes with no carrier to take their places, severing the air link entirely. Among the airlines scaling back service with no replacements are JetBlue Airways, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines. […]
Major winter storms, including a “bomb cyclone,” have snarled Thanksgiving travel across the US. As Denver dug out and the Midwest was blanketed by snow, the Northwest was hit with blinding snow and hurricane force winds. Transportation, including air travel, was thrown into disarray around the US, with major cancellations […]
Frontier Airlines is having a flash sale on Monday, September 16, offering flights for as low as $US20 one-way or $US39 round-trip. Dozens of routes are included in the sale, and even flights to the Caribbean are discounted. The sale is good for travel between September-November, but the fares expire […]
Frontier Airlines is selling one-way tickets for as little as $US25 through Wednesday. Flights on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from July 3 through August 28 are eligible. You can see all of the routes that are on sale here. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Frontier Airlines is selling one-way […]
JD Power‘s 2019 North America Airline Satisfaction Study found consumer satisfaction to be at an all-time high. Airlines continue to struggle with in-flight entertainment, connectivity, and dining. Southwest and JetBlue tied with the highest score overall and among low-cost airlines, and Alaska Airlines once again finished with the highest score […]
Airbus assembles its hot-selling A320-family jets at a handful of factories spread around the world. One of those assembly plants in located in Mobile, Alabama. The Mobile plant builds planes for the company’s US customers including American, Delta, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Allegiant, and Hawaiian Airlines. Sign up for Business Insider’s […]
Frontier Airlines is one of many ultra-low-cost airlines in the US offering passengers cheaper flights than what major carriers charge. But are some catches to flying on a budget airline, especially one that has often been ranked as one of the worst in the country. I recently flew from San […]
US-based Frontier Airlines has started asking passengers to tip their cabin crew. The revelation was spotted by flight blogger JT Genter in The Points Guy. Genter said that in 350 flights on 51 different airlines he had never been asked to tip crew before. After ordering refreshments on the airline, […]
Passengers on board a Frontier Airlines flight from Cleveland, Ohio to Tampa, Florida fell ill on Tuesday and bad airport water may be to blame. A Tampa Airport official confirmed that six passengers fell ill and their primary symptom was vomiting. All of the sick passengers were evaluated and released. […]
A Frontier Airlines flight had to turn around Friday after part of an engine cover fell off the aircraft. A Frontier representative told Business Insider that part of an engine cover “separated from the aircraft.” The representative said the flight landed safely. Frontier Flight 260 was travelling from Las Vegas […]
A male passenger on a Frontier Airlines flight in Cancun managed to open the cabin door as the plane was taxiing on the runway and triggered the emergency slide to deploy, according to multiple reports. Frontier Airlines Flight 87 was scheduled to depart Cancun, Mexico for St. Louis, Missouri at […]
A woman was kicked off a Frontier Airlines flight en route from Orlando to Cleveland after the airline refused to allow the squirrel she was carrying be considered an “emotional support animal,” according to multiple reports. Frontier Airlines requires emotional support animals or ESAs to be either a dog or […]
Hurricane Florence has triggered more than 1,000 flight cancellations and the closing of roughly a dozen airports in the Carolinas and Virginia. Delta and JetBlue have capped prices for flights in the affected areas, while American and United have opened reduced-price flights for evacuees. American, Delta, United, and Southwest have […]
Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall on Thursday along the coast of North and South Carolina. There is now a mandatory evacuation for coastal areas in the path of the 130 mph storm. Airlines are preparing for disruption to air travel caused by Florence. American, Delta, United, JetBlue, Spirit, […]
Two children flying alone on Frontier Airlines last month were taken in a vehicle with an airline employee to a hotel room after severe weather diverted their Orlando-bound flight to Atlanta, their parents told news outlets. The parents told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Frontier customer service could not give them […]
Forrester, a market research company, released its 2018 Customer Experience Index for the airline industry. JetBlue came in first for the second year in a row, while Spirit Airlines came in last. Effectiveness, Retention, and Enrichment were among the six categories measured. Forrester ranked the customer service quality of 11 […]
The Department of Homeland Security’s press secretary, Tyler Houlton, criticised American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and United Airlines on Wednesday. Earlier, the airlines had told the United States government to refrain from flying migrant children separated from their families on their aircraft. Houlton said the airlines did not understand US immigration […]
JD Power’s 2018 “North America Airline Satisfaction Study” found that overall consumer satisfaction is at an all-time high. Airlines did struggle with delivering high-quality in-flight connectivity, the study found. Southwest Airlines finished with the highest score both overall and among low-cost airlines. Alaska Airlines finished with the third-highest overall score […]
Frontier Airlines Flight 1839 made an emergency landing in Albuquerque, New Mexico late Sunday evening. The flight was en route from Tulsa, Oklahoma to San Diego, California when the crew detected an unknown odor. No injuries have been reported as a result of the incident. On Sunday, Frontier Airlines Flight […]
A Frontier Airlines passenger was photographed urinating on the seat in front of him after being moved over accusations he has harassed and assaulted two women in his previous seat, the Denver CBS affiliate CBS 4 reports. The Denver Fox affiliate Fox 31 quoted a fellow passenger as saying the […]
Frontier Airlines is launching nine new routes in August. The Denver-based ultra-low-cost carrier is holding a two-day fare sale in conjunction with the launch of the new routes. It includes one-way tickets for as little as $US29. The sale ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Frontier Airlines […]
A Frontier Airlines worker fatally stabbed another airline employee at Philadelphia International Airport, the Philadelphia Police Department has confirmed to Business Insider. The suspect has been taken into custody. David Spunt, a reporter for a CBS affiliate, wrote on Twitter that the victim was “likely” killed with a box cutter. […]
Consumer Reports released its rating of America’s 11 major commercial airlines. The airlines are scored based on survey responses from more than 55,000 travellers who completed domestic flights from July 2016 to June 2017. In economy, all airlines received low scores for seat comfort and legroom while also struggling with […]
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A group of college students are the subject of a Federal Aviation Administration investigation, after making a video of their version of the Harlem Shake dance on Frontier Airlines flight.
[credit provider=”Flickr / Nick Chill Photography” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/nchill4x4/3087174044/in/photostream/”] My parents warned me not to fly Southwest to Phoenix, but I bought a ticket anyway. I had flown low-cost airlines like Frontier and Jet Blue and had a great time. In fact, I enjoyed those two more than the major US airlines.I […]
has been a huge failure for parent Republic Airways Holdings. In just two years, Republic had already lost more money than it originally paid for Frontier when it bought it out of bankruptcy, reports the AP.
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