The original Frontier traces its lineage to the old Monarch Airlines which was formed back in 1946; for the next 40 years, Frontier was known as "Denver's hometown airline". Ultimately, the financially troubled carrier was taken over, first by People Express and later by Continental. In the 1990's a "new" Frontier was formed by a group that included former executives of the "old" carrier; in 2009, Frontier was acquired by Republic Airways – along with Midwest Airlines – and the two airlines will continue under the Frontier name.
Frontier Sales and Deals
Frontier does not have regular sales with the precision of, say, Southwest and its Click 'N Save deals, but when Frontier Airlines Deals does have a sale, it's often a good one. Recent sales included fare specials complete with free checked-bags, and another featuring one-way flights as low as (not including taxes and fees)