Branson Airport Contact
Beth Outz, Media Manager
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
FRONTIER AIRLINES CONTINUES TO EXPAND SERVICE AT THE BRANSON AIRPORT DURING THE PEAK SEASON
Offering additional nonstop flights to Denver starting in September
BRANSON, MISSOURI – Frontier Airlines started service from Denver International Airport (DEN) to Branson, Missouri (BKG), the “Live Music Show Capital of the World” in April of 2010. In that first year Frontier Airlines offered nonstop service with a seating capacity of 33,682 seats (April 2010 – December 2010). Since then, Frontier Airlines has consistently grown capacity to its current level (April 2013 – December 2013) of 77,556; representing 130% increase in service in 2013 compared to the airline’s inaugural year.
This fall, the airline will offer additional nonstop flights to DEN, compared to last year’s schedule, between September and December. In 2012 (September – December), Frontier operated 27,876 seats to the market. In 2013, this number will grow to 39,468 seats. This represents a 42% increase in the fall schedule over last year.
“We are happy to offer expanded service to residents in the greater Branson area,” said Daniel Shurz, Frontier’s senior vice president, commercial. “Now customers have increased options when flying to Denver or connecting to the west on Frontier.”These new flights will operate on 138-seat Airbus 319 aircraft – offering five rows of comfortable STRETCH seating, offering an additional five to seven inches of legroom, and the airline’s SELECT seating product. Frontier’s website, FlyFrontier.com, offers the guaranteed best fares and is the only place STRETCH and SELECT seating is available at the time of booking.
“Frontier Airlines has continually expanded service in Branson since its first flight in 2010," said Jeff Bourk, Executive Director of the Branson Airport. "Frontier Airline's competitive fare structure allows our business and leisure travelers from Southwest Missouri to access Denver and destinations beyond. The expanded service this fall will just make it even easier to access Frontier’s entire network and all of their great destinations.”
If interested in booking travel to any one of Frontier Airlines destinations, please visit www.FlyFrontier.com.
You may also contact FlyBranson Travel Services, located in the Branson Airport, where they can assist you with all of your inbound and outbound traveling needs; including airfare, lodging, shows, attractions, golf and more. For more information, visit www.FlyBransonTravel.com.
To make reservations or for more information regarding Branson Airport and its services, call toll free 1-888-FLY-BKG1 (1-888-359-2541) or 417-334-8857 or visit www.FlyBranson.com.
About Branson Airport
The Branson Airport currently has five nonstop destinations and one stop connecting service to more than 100 major cities in the United States. Nonstop destinations include: Chicago, Dallas, Houston, and Orlando on Southwest Airlines; and Denver on Frontier Airlines. For a complete list of destinations available at the Branson Airport, visit www.FlyBranson.com.
Known for the unique airport experience and unparallel customer service, Branson Airport LLC is the first privately developed and operated commercial service airport in the United States. Branson Airport is currently serviced by Southwest Airlines and Frontier Airlines; allowing passengers the ability to access over 100 destinations all on low cost carriers. Located in the heart of the Ozarks and centrally located in the Midwest, the airport also boasts a state of the art FBO, Branson JetCenter and a full service travel agency, FlyBranson Travel. For more information visit www.FlyBranson.com or call toll free 1-888-FLY-BKG1 (1-888-359-2541).
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 19th year of operations, Frontier offers service to more than 75 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The airline employs more than 4,000 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit FlyFrontier.com.