6:29 am August 14, 2009, by Henry Unger
There was a lot of excitement — some expressed by readers of this blog — about the possibility of the dean of low-cost carriers, Southwest Airlines, buying Frontier and landing in Atlanta for the first time.
Well, that’s not going to happen. Republic Airways won the fight for Frontier in bankruptcy court, AJC reporter Kelly Yamanouchi writes today.
How disappointed are you?
Republic is planning to operate Frontier as a stand-alone carrier. What has been your experience with Frontier in and out of Atlanta?
And have you had experience with Republic? Two of Republic Airways’ other subsidiaries, Chautauqua Airlines and Shuttle America, are regional partners of Delta Air Lines, flying as Delta Connection.
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