Wheels Up Time! Branson Welcomes First Passengers on Frontier Airlines

New Air Service to Denver & Beyond Starts Today

BRANSON, MO (June 13, 2018) – Fans of Frontier Airlines are prepared for take-off! The Branson Airport and community welcomed a full flight of passengers today from the Mile High City to the Ozarks as the airline begins new service to the Branson Airport (BKG). Frontier Airlines service to Denver, Colorado provides for connectivity throughout their network to many destinations beyond.

Since Frontier is known for their iconic tail animals, the Branson Airport threw an Ozark Mountain “Tail” Gate party with several Branson entertainers, food, games and a roundtrip airfare contest.

“We are pleased to return to Branson and introduce a new and more affordable way to travel to and from the area,” said Sean Morahan, Director – Stations, for Frontier Airlines. “We’re offering incredibly low fares and a reliable, friendly service that allows people to customize the travel experience to their needs and budget. This empowers more people than ever before to fly. It’s what our Low Fares Done Right philosophy is all about.”

Frontier is the only airline to offer ultra-low fares to and from Denver which provides visitors the ability to conveniently and affordably get to Branson from Denver and beyond which will appeal to Branson’stourism market.

“It is an honor to welcome Frontier Airlines and the first customers to BKG,” said Jeff Bourk, Branson Airport Executive Director. “We know people want to come here from all over the United States, but without good, affordable air service people need to work really hard to get here. Frontier Airlines changed that today.”

Frontier flies one the youngest fleet in the industry of Airbus A320 Family jet aircraft. With nearly 200 more new aircraft on order, Frontier will continue to grow and modernize its fleet to deliver on the mission to provide affordable travel across America.

Branson Airport is also served by VIA Airlines nonstop service to Austin (AUS) and Silver Airways with nonstop service to Chicago (ORD), Houston (IAH) and New Orleans (MSY) starting August 30th.

For more information visit FlyBranson.com.

About Frontier Airlines:

Frontier Airlines is committed to delivering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to nearly 90 cities in the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic and Mexico on more than 300 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2016 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was named the industry’s most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) as a result of superior technology and operational efficiencies.

Frontier is focused on offering customers real choice and the ability to customize their travel to their needs and budget. For example, customers can purchase travel options like bags and seat selections either a la carte or in one low-priced bundle called THE WORKS sm. The bundle is considered one of the best values in the industry and offers customers full refundability, a carry-on bag, a checked bag, the best available seat (including exit rows and stretch seating), waived change fees and priority boarding for as low as $59 each way.

About Branson Airport:

Branson Airport was built in 2009 by Branson Airport, LLC through a private-public partnership between Branson Airport, Taney County and the City of Branson. Designed to create air access to a region of Southwest Missouri that had been historically limited, The Airport has received numerous customer satisfaction and FAA safety awards each year since opening. The 7200 ft. runway is capable of handling large commercial aircraft, as well as enabling all types of private jet and general aviation guests at a full service FBO, Branson Jet Center.

2018 commercial air service is provided by Frontier Airlines to Denver (DEN), VIA Airlines to Austin (AUS) and Silver Airways starts nonstop service to Chicago (ORD), Houston (IAH) and New Orleans (MSY) August 30th. Silver Airways has partner booking agreements with United Airlines, jetBlue and Alaska Airlines which will provide connections to Branson from over 100 additional cities.

The Airport is served by a Federal ATC Tower providing precision approach with the latest navigational aviation technologies. Runway approaches are 14 / 32.

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