Frontier Airlines making massive Airbus airplane purchase

34 planes will go to the fund that owns Frontier - but not all will go to them.

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - Frontier Airlines said it's buying 134 new Airbus airplanes worth $15 billion.

The Denver-based airline said it will buy 100 A320neo planes and 34 A321neo planes from Airbus that will allow the airline to triple in size over the next 10 years.


“Today’s announcement further strengthens our long-standing relationship with Airbus ... By 2026, we will be in a position to deliver 'Low Fares Done Right' to more than 50 million passengers a year, “said Barry Biffle, president and chief executive officer for Frontier Airlines, in a statement.

Frontier said the deal will add 5,000 jobs to the airline, including pilots, flight attendants, and operations support.
 

Read more at the Denver Business Journal: http://bit.ly/2juMWpD

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