Frontier Airlines has fully embraced the “ultra” low-cost carrier (ULCC) business model, unveiling a simplified fare structure and adding fees for most services. Indigo Partners, which is led by former Spirit Airlines chairman Bill Franke, late last year completed the acquisition of Denver-based Frontier from Republic Airways Holdings. Under Republic, Frontier had started to slowly move in the direction of becoming a ULCC in the mold of Spirit and Allegiant Air, but Indigo has ...

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