Frontier Airlines placed a firm order with Bombardier yesterday for 10 74-seat Q400 turboprops with 10 options and said it plans to launch a wholly owned subsidiary carrier to operate the aircraft. The new unnamed airline will "use its fleet of Q400s to bring low-cost service to underserved markets in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region," Frontier said in a statement. "The subsidiary expects to serve as many as 18 destinations using the new aircraft and to create 300-400 new jobs." ...

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