Frontier Airlines is one of the foremost American low-cost carriers, founded in 1994. With headquarters in Denver, Colorado, it is the eighth largest commercial airline in the US. It is a subsidiary and operating brand of Indigo Partners, LLC. The airline’s fleet comprises Airbus A319-100, Airbus A320, Airbus A320neo and 21 Airbus A321. Its logo consists of the airline’s name written in green with a stylized ‘F’ and its slogan is ‘Low Fares Done Right’.
With Frontier Airlines, book flights that connect to more than 100 cities in the USA, Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Some of the most popular routes covered by Frontier Airlines flights are from Atlanta to Denver, Cincinnati to Las Vegas, Denver to Chicago, Philadelphia to Miami and Trenton to Orlando; to name a few. Starting August 2018, it has partnered with the Mexican carrier Volaris to extend its operations. Some of its popular international destinations are Guadalajara, Acapulco, Sarasota, Missoula and Cabo San Lucas.
Carry-on Luggage Policy -
The maximum weight of carry-on baggage must not exceed 16 kg and the size of the piece must be within the dimensions 25 x 41 x 61 cm. Frontier Miles Elite members and passengers who have purchased THE WORKS program can bring an additional carry-on bag. Rest of the passengers with carry-on pieces in excess of the prescribed limits will be required to pay additional charges at the gate. Additionally, one personal item such as a purse, thin laptop case, shoulder bag not having dimensions more than 36 x 45 x 45 cm is allowed onboard.
Checked baggage policy –
The maximum overall dimensions of the checked baggage must not exceed 158 cm and the weight of the piece must not be more than 23 kg. An additional $75 will be charged each for exceeding weight limits and for exceeding size limits. Baggage weighing over 45 kg and having overall dimensions over 279 cm will not be accepted. Passengers who have purchased THE WORKS program will be allowed an additional checked piece.
With effect from November 1 of 2018, Frontier Airlines flight booking for minors under the age of 15 is no longer accepted. Children below the age of 15 need to travel with an accompanying adult. For children traveling using the unaccompanied minor service, a service fee of $110 is charged. Such minors are required to be at the airport two hours prior to the departure.
Frontier Airline allows only domesticated dogs, cats, hamsters, guinea pigs and household birds onboard. A one-way charge of $75 needs to be paid either during the time of booking or at check-in. Your pet’s requisite health documents have to be produced. Frontier Airline does not allow pets to be checked as baggage.
Being a low-cost carrier, Frontier currently does not provide the facilities of in-flight entertainment or in-flight Wi-Fi. For the same reasons, complimentary meals and beverages are not provided by the airline. Passengers are, however, free to purchase from a wide range of meals and beverages individually or in packages sold onboard. Despite being a low-cost carrier, Frontier has not compromised on comfortable seating.
Frontier Airline provides the facility of web check-in which opens 24 hours prior to flight departure and closes 60 minutes before the scheduled departure. Passengers can choose their preferred seats and get their boarding passes printed in advance in order to enjoy a hassle-free experience at the airport.
Frontier Airline was awarded the Federal Aviation Administration’s Diamond Award in 2015 and its dedication towards the environment has also earned it the title of the most fuel-efficient airline by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). The airline’s frequent-flyer program ‘FrontierMiles’ allows its members access to exciting Frontier Airlines flight deals by means of earning valuable miles. Moreover, the airline has not witnessed a single plane crash in its quarter-century of existence and hence is known for being safe to travel.
All airline policies regarding baggage, unaccompanied minors, and pets are subject to change. Passengers are requested to go through the policies on the airline’s website before making any Frontier Airlines flight reservation as such policies change without prior notice.
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