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Frontier Airlines Officially Opens New Crew Base at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Frontier Airlines celebrated the official opening of their new base in Cleveland (CLE) on Thursday, March 14th.  The base will support over 400 cabin crew, pilot and maintenance positions, generating $80 million in local wages annually.

Frontier Airlines Celebrates the Opening of a New Crew Base at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) on Thursday, March 14, 2024 - Courtesy Frontier Airlines

On Thursday (March 14, 2204), Frontier Airlines celebrated the official opening of their new crew base at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE).  The new base is expected to employ up to 110 pilots, 250 flight attendants, and 50 maintenance personnel within the first year, generating nearly $80 million in local wages annually.  Frontier will serve a total of 30 destinations from Cleveland by summer 2024, with an average increase in peak summer daily departures by 38 percent compared to last year.

In Thursday’s announcement, Frontier Airlines’ Senior Vice President of Customers, Alex Clerc, said,

“We are thrilled to celebrate the opening of a crew base in Cleveland, which is a clear demonstration of our strong commitment to CLE now and for many years to come.”

Also commenting on the opening of the new CLE base, Frontier’s SVP – Human Resources, Steve Schuller, said,

“This new crew base will bring quality jobs to the Cleveland community and allow us to expand our affordable and convenient travel options to those across the region.”

Cleveland’s Director of Port Control, Bryant L. Francis C.M., added,

“Today’s event brings the start of a new and more vibrant chapter for the City of Cleveland and Frontier Airlines.  We look forward to continuing to build on this partnership and deliver greater benefits to the millions of Northeast Ohio residents and visitors who look to CLE to meet their air travel needs. We are grateful for Frontier's increasing commitment to our region.”

Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC)  is committed to “Low Fares Done Right.”  The Denver-based carrier operates 134 Airbus A320 Family aircraft and has the largest Airbus A320neo fleet in the U.S., delivering the highest level of fuel-efficiency and noise footprint reduction compared to previous generation models.  Frontier offers customers the ability to customize travel to their needs and budget, including base fares, a-la-carte options and one low-priced bundle called the WORKS.

Frontier’s commitment to families includes their ‘Discount Den’ travel club which allows children 14 years and younger to fly free on qualifying flights.  The airline’s family friendly FRONTIER Miles loyalty program allows guests to earn one mile for every mile flown and permits the family pooling of miles, making it easier to earn rewards.  Frontier currently has over 210 new Airbus aircraft on order, which will help the airline continue to deliver on their mission of providing affordable travel across America.



Source: Frontier Airlines


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