Ultra-low fare carrier Frontier Airlines celebrated the opening of a new crew base at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Frontier Airlines President and CEO Barry Biffle and DFW Airport Vice President of Airline Relations Milton De La Paz joined members of Team Frontier for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the occasion. The base is expected to employ up to 120 pilots and 220 flight attendants within its first year of operation. Combined with maintenance and airport positions, the airline is expected to generate more than $78 million annually in local wages with further growth anticipated in the coming years. Frontier has been the fastest growing carrier at DFW since 2019.
With the new service, Frontier will serve 21 destinations from DFW, making Frontier the airport’s third largest carrier based on destinations served.
“We are thrilled to celebrate this historic occasion for Frontier and DFW,” said Biffle, president and CEO, Frontier Airlines. “This new crew base will bring quality jobs to the DFW community and allow us to expand our affordable and convenient travel options to those across the region. This crew base demonstrates our strong commitment to DFW now and for many years to come.