Frontier Airlines announced yesterday that it has completed its four-year transition to an all-Airbus fleet. It estimated cost savings, primarily from efficiencies in maintenance and training activities, at approximately $11 million on an annual basis. It began the transition from a fleet of 737-300s and dash 200s when it signed a letter of intent in October 1999 to purchase 11 new Airbus aircraft with options for an additional nine. Shortly thereafter, it signed an LOI for an additional ...

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