Frontier Expansion

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The parent company of Frontier Airlines is asking cities up to 1,200 miles away whether "Flip the Dolphin" and "Griswold the Bear" ought to fly to their cities, too.

Denver-based Frontier Airlines Holdings Incorporated says it has its eye on several markets -- but wants as many as 50 cities to spell out how they'd support regional air service, and why they need it.

The proposal invitation is going out to cities within a 1,200 mile radius of Denver.

Frontier is buying ten of Bombardier's 74-seat turboprop planes for $257 million, in order to target mid-size cities.

The service is expected to create up to 400 jobs, and start serving up to 15 markets next summer.

Frontier is the low-cost carrier known for pictures of animals on its planes.

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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