Posted September 25, 2006 in Press Releases
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 22, 2006
Frederick J. Krum Kristie Van Auken Akron- 330-896-2376
Airport Director Director, Marketing/ Comm. Canton- 330-499-4059
FRONTIER AIRLINES MOVES TO NEW CONCOURSE AT AKRON-CANTON AIRPORT
Green, OH: Frontier Airlines' has a new home at Akron-Canton Airport. Beginning today, the carrier's new permanent home is gate #11 in the new south concourse. With the move, all scheduled big jet flights from CAK will depart from the new, spacious second-level gates.
"We chose to make Akron-Canton our home in the Northeast Ohio region because it was simply the most convenient, cost-effective and customer service oriented option for us," said Chris McLaughlin, Director of Station Operations for Frontier Airlines. "Today's move into the new terminal at Akron-Canton Airport gives our passengers one more reason to continue to use this airport and to continue to fly Frontier to Denver and the West. We greatly appreciate the Airport's efforts to make their facility world-class and we look forward to many more years of serving our passengers from Akron-Canton."
"We are so pleased to see that big, beautiful Airbus jet pull up to our new concourse," said airport director Fred Krum. "Frontier passengers are sure to enjoy the extra elbow room and great view of the airfield."
To celebrate the move, Frontier Airlines customers will enjoy complimentary breakfast treats in the morning and cookies in the afternoon. In addition to the extra space and breathtaking views, the new concourse features free Wi-Fi internet access, multiple power sources, and spacious and clean restrooms. New food service options including an Arby's® and Great Lakes Brewing Company® will open in mid-September.
About Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines flies from Akron-Canton to its Denver hub aboard big, comfy Airbus jets with satellite TV in every seatback. From Denver passengers can connect to dozens of Western cities, seven in Mexico and now Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Frontier is the second largest carrier out of Denver International Airport, with an average of 250 daily system-wide departures and arrivals. To purchase tickets visit www.frontierairlines.com.
The concourse is the centerpiece of the airport's $60 million, five-year STAR expansion project that will wrap up at the end of the summer. Other elements of STAR included longer runways, a new baggage claim wing, additional car parking and a food court with national brands. According to the US Department of Transportation's fourth quarter Domestic Airline Fares Consumer Report, CAK ranked as the sixth least expensive airport in the United States. Additional information including flight reservations, real time arrivals and departures, and a blog port is available at www.akroncantonairport.com, CAK's new web portal. Akron-Canton Airport, a better way to go®.