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Frontier Airlines arrives at Oakland International Airport

OAK's newest airline will serve Denver, Las Vegas, and Phoenix

Press Releases, Airport, Community
February 4th, 2021

Oakland, Calif. – February 4, 2021: Oakland International Airport today welcomes Frontier Airlines, offering nonstop service to its Denver hub providing onward connections throughout their route network. Nonstop flights to Las Vegas and Phoenix begin tomorrow, February 5, 2021.

Seats are now on sale and low fares are available at FlyFrontier.com 

"We’re thrilled to have Frontier Airlines here at Oakland International. Bay Area travelers are now able to fly Frontier from the airport that is closest to home for most Bay Area residents,” said Bryant L. Francis, Port of Oakland Director of Aviation.“Visitors to the San Francisco Bay Area - for business or pleasure - will also appreciate the convenience and reliability for which OAK is well known."

“Frontier has landed in Oakland with low fares and convenient service to three very popular destinations; Denver, Las Vegas and Phoenix,” said Daniel Shurz, senior vice president of commercial, Frontier Airlines. “We are committed to ‘Low Fares Done Right’and these new flights offer customers unparalleled affordability and trip customizability. Like all Frontier service, these new flights will adhere to our high health standards, including required mask wearing, pre-boarding temperature screenings and enhanced onboard cleaning.”

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Frontier operates more than 100 A320 family aircraft and have the largest A320neo fleet in the U.S. serving approximately 100 destinations in the U.S., Caribbean and Mexico. The use of these aircraft, Frontier’s seating configuration, weight-saving tactics and baggage process have all contributed to the airline’s average of 43 percent fuel savings compared to other U.S. airlines, which makes Frontier the most fuel-efficient U.S. airline*.

Frontier is also committed to families, enabling children 14 years and younger to fly free through the airline’s Discount Den travel club on qualifying flights. With 160 new Airbus planes on order, Frontier will continue to grow to deliver on the mission of providing affordable travel across America.

During the COVID-19 pandemic Oakland International Airport and Frontier have taken numerous steps to ensure customer health and safety while flying. More information about Frontier’s ‘Committed To You’ program is here:

*Source: Frontier Airlines. Based on Frontier Airlines’ 2019 fuel consumption per seat-mile compared to the weighted average of major U.S. airlines. 

About Oakland International Airport  

Oakland International is the main airport for the greater East Bay, the most populated area in the metropolitan San Francisco Bay area. It is the closest airport to most Bay Area employers. By roadway and BART air-rail, OAK enables excellent access to all of the region’s business, entertainment and tourism venues. The vision of Oakland International Airport is to be the airport of choice for San Francisco Bay Area residents and visitors alike. OAK is operated by the Port of Oakland, which also oversees the Oakland seaport and 20 miles of East Bay waterfront. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 84,000 jobs in the region with more than a $130 billion economic impact. Updates about travel during the COVID19 pandemic, current departure and arrival information, airport maps, and details about on-airport parking, shopping and dining and more, can be found at  www.oaklandairport.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Media contact

Roberto Bernardo, Airport spokesperson 

Oakland International Airport 

OAK 24-hour media only hotline: 510-563-6500  

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