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Frontier Airlines reports fourth consecutive monthly operating profit


Frontier Airlines reported an operating profit of USD1.5 million in Feb-2009, the fourth consecutive month of operating profits and the fourth highest operating profit figure since the LCC commenced reporting monthly operating reports in Apr-08, as a requirement of its bankruptcy protection proceedings. [1390 words]

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  • Reduction in capacity and fuel costs results in lowest operating expenses since entry into bankruptcy
  • Unit cost and unit revenue reduction in Feb-2009
  • Continues careful capacity management in 2009
  • Cash and cash equivalents of USD60 million in Feb-2009
  • Receives commitment for USD40 million in DIP financing from Republic Airways
  • Operational performance continue to improve

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  • Frontier Airlines Holdings monthly financial highlights
  • Frontier Airlines Holdings operating expenses: May-2008 to Feb-2009
  • Frontier yield (cents) and revenue (per ASM; cents): Jan-2008 to Feb-2009
  • Frontier capacity growth (ASK) growth: Jan-2004 to Feb-2009
  • Frontier Airlines traffic highlights: Feb-2009
  • Frontier monthly passenger traffic (millions) and load factor (%): 12 months to 28-Feb-08 vs 12 months to 28-Feb--09
  • Lynx Aviation traffic highlights: Feb-2009
  • Frontier Airlines Holdings monthly cash and cash equivalent levels
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