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Date: September 20, 2016

Statement from the Air Line Pilots Association on Operational Disruptions at Denver International Airport

“The operational challenges Frontier Airlines is experiencing today are not due to a pilot ‘sickout’ or any other concerted action by the pilot group. We believe this meltdown is due to the same executive mismanagement and misplaced focus on cost-cutting that has placed Frontier at the very bottom of the industry in operational performance and customer satisfaction.”

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