Frontier Airlines and Apple Vacations Announce Partnership

Apple to Offer Frontier’s Reliability and Premium Product; Frontier Wins With Revenue Guarantee

DENVER, March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ:FRNT) and Apple Vacations today announced a pre-purchase seat agreement for flights between Denver and four premier vacation destinations in Mexico: Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, and Cabo San Lucas. The agreement provides a revenue guarantee for Frontier Airlines, and allows Apple Vacations confirmed flight inventory so they can focus on creating their signature top-quality vacation packages. The benefit to consumers will be great values for dream vacation packages to the top Mexican resort destinations, plus members of Frontier’s frequent flier program EarlyReturns will earn miles for their Apple Vacations travel.

Beginning as early as June, Apple Vacations’ packages between Denver and these Mexico destinations will exclusively feature travel aboard Frontier Airlines, which offers reliable, scheduled service with new Airbus aircraft, in addition to onboard amenities such as 24 channels of LiveTV, 33 inches of legroom, and outstanding customer service.

“Frontier Airlines has quickly become the major player in Denver-to-Mexico travel and, combined with Apple Vacations’ travel packages, vacationers will enjoy a reliable, comfortable ride, and a comprehensive package upon their arrival,” said Vice President of Planning and Revenue Management Greg Aretakis.

“Apple’s commitment to a quality vacation experience and Frontier’s excellent service is a winning combination,” stated Mark Noennig, Apple Vacations Vice President and General Manager. “We will be focused on marketing vacation packages to more Mexico destinations than ever before. This is a very exciting partnership!”

About Apple Vacations

For more than 35 years under the same management, Apple Vacations has grown to become one of the largest vacation companies/tour operators in North America. In 2005, Apple will operate over 200 winter and 100 summer charters each week on a national basis to more than 50 beach destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. Apple has recently been honored with awards for its contribution to tourism including the 2004 Travel Weekly Reader’s Choice Award for “Best Tour Operator to Mexico” and the 2004 Recommend Magazine Reader’s Choice Award for “Best Tour Operator to the Caribbean.” Apple Vacations are sold exclusively through retail travel agents. To find out more about Apple Vacations’ product, services and great vacation deals, log onto

About Frontier

Currently in its 11th year of operations, Denver-based Frontier Airlines is the second largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport with a fleet of 46 aircraft and employing approximately 4,500 aviation professionals. Frontier, in conjunction with Frontier JetExpress operated by Horizon Air, operates routes linking our Denver hub to 44 destinations in 25 states spanning the nation from coast-to-coast and to five cities in Mexico. Frontier’s maintenance and engineering department has received the Federal Aviation Administration’s highest award, the Diamond Certificate of Excellence, in recognition of 100 percent of its maintenance and engineering employees completing advanced aircraft maintenance training programs, for six consecutive years. In July 2004, Frontier ranked as one of the “Top 10 Domestic Airlines” as determined by readers of Travel & Leisure magazine. Frontier provides capacity information and other operating statistics on its Web site, which may be viewed at

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