Frontier Airlines takes delivery of first of 7 A321neo’s

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A321neo parked in front of the hangar.
Photo Credit: Aviation Capital Group

LONDON – Aviation Capital Group LLC recently announced the delivery of one new Airbus A321neo aircraft on long-term lease to US ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines.

Powered by the ultra-efficient Pratt & Whitney GTF engines, this is the first of seven A321neo aircraft scheduled to be delivered to the airline from ACG’s order book with Airbus.

Traditional to Frontier Airlines, this A321neo will unveil a new special livery with “Ozzy the Orca” painted on the tail.

“We are delighted to deliver this new Airbus A321neo aircraft to Frontier Airlines, and we look forward to continuing to build on our strong relationship with the airline,” said Ross Campbell, Vice President of Marketing for ACG.

“This aircraft will provide fuel efficiency, passenger comfort, and supports Frontier Airlines’ commitment to ensuring the sky is for everyone – offering a superior level of ultra-low-cost service.”

“We are pleased to expand our long and valued relationship with ACG through the delivery of this new A321neo,” said Robert Fanning, Vice President – Fleet, Frontier Airlines.

“The highly fuel-efficient A321neo aircraft are helping to further our sustainability mission as America’s Greenest Airline as we continue to expand our fleet.”

Frontier Airlines latest

Last month, the airline launched a nonstop service from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), Kansas City International Airport (MCI), and Nashville International Airport (BNA).

With the new service and additional inaugural service from Minneapolis-Saint Paul and Indianapolis, Frontier is now serving a total of 24 nonstop destinations from PHX. 

Further afield, Frontier has planned a major expansion of services to Puerto Rico with new nonstop routes from seven U.S. cities, plus Cancun, starting in May.

As part of the expanded service, Frontier will begin offering flights to Ponce, Puerto Rico for the first time, along with expanded service to San Juan and Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.

With the expansion, Frontier will serve more routes to Puerto Rico than any other airline.

The new routes bring the airline’s total number of nonstops to Puerto Rico to 19 in a major growth push designed to meet the increased demand among leisure travelers and visiting friends and relatives traveling to and from the popular Caribbean island.

About Aviation Capital Group

Aviation Capital Group was founded in 1989 and is one of the world’s premier full-service aircraft asset managers with approximately 480 owned, managed and committed aircraft as of September 30, 2022.

They are leased to approximately 90 airlines in approximately 45 countries. ACG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo Century Corporation.

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