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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 22, 2002
OAKLAND, Calif. Denver-based Frontier Airlines in partnership with Phoenix-based
Mesa Air Group, operating as Frontier JetExpress, today launched twice-daily
nonstop service from Oakland International Airport (OAK) to Denver International
Frontier JetExpress operates from Terminal One with 50-seat Canadair Regional
Jets. Oakland is a new Frontier destination.
Frontier JetExpress Oakland-Denver schedule follows:
All times given in local arrival or departure city times.
"We are pleased that Frontier Airlines has recognized the value of adding
Oakland International to its market mix, said Steven Grossman, director
of aviation for the Port of Oakland. "The real winners here are Bay Area
travelers as they now have added flexibility and choices in their travel planning
to and from the Denver area and beyond to Frontiers extensive system."
Frontier Airlines is the second largest jet service carrier at Denver International
Airport. Frontiers service network includes convenient connections beyond
Denver to 26 cities coast to coast, including Atlanta, Austin, Houston, New
York, Minneapolis and Tampa.
To make a reservation, customers may contact Frontier Airlines at 1-800-4321-FLY,
visit Frontiers Web site at www.frontierairlines.com
or consult their professional travel agent.
Oakland International Airport served 11.4 million passengers and handled more
than 600,000 metric tons of air cargo in 2001. Oakland International has over
200 flights a day on 16 domestic and international carriers to 38 nonstop destinations.
For more information, visit the airports Web site at www.oaklandairport.com.