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Frontier Airlines: Moving focus from financing to business strategy issues


Frontier Airlines stated it is now refocusing its overall business strategy, after spending the past months engaged primarily on bankruptcy-related issues, such as lining up financing, enacting cost-cutting measures and building its cash balance. [1261 words]

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  • Reaches tentative long-term concession agreement with union
  • Seeking to expand turboprop fleet on Lynx Aviation success
  • Load factor improves in Sep-08, after three consecutive months of reductions
  • To reduce mainline capacity by 17% in the six months to 31-Mar-09
  • Notable unit revenue and yield improvements in Sep-08
  • Sector length continues fall from Mar-08 high
  • Announces partnership with

Graphs and data:

  • Frontier traffic highlights for Sep-08
  • Frontier monthly passenger traffic (millions) and load factor (%): 12 months to 30-Sep-08 vs 12 months to 30-Sep-07
  • Frontier capacity growth (ASK) growth: Jan-04 to Sep-08
  • Frontier passenger yield (US cents): Jan-06 to Sep-08
  • Frontier revenue (per ASM): Jan-06 to Aug-08
  • Frontier sector length: Jan-06 to Sep-08
  • Frontier Airlines (including Lynx Aviation) ski route network: Oct-08
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