Get Ready! Frontier Airlines' Airbus 320 arrives at Akron-Canton Airport

Jet is the largest commercial airliner ever scheduled at CAK

Jun 02, 2010, 12:47 ET from Akron - Canton Regional Airport

GREEN, Ohio, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A BIG summer is in store for travelers using Akron-Canton Airport (CAK). Frontier Airlines Airbus 320 departed from CAK this morning at 6:15 a.m. and will continue to arrive/depart from CAK all summer long. To celebrate, one lucky winner will get $500 in Frontier Airlines' Fly Bucks to use for a flight on the largest jet in the Frontier fleet. With 162 seats the Airbus 320 is the biggest commercial airliner ever scheduled at CAK. Yukon the Caribou makes a big impression on the tail of the aircraft.

"We are delighted to welcome the Frontier's newest A320 to CAK," said Rick McQueen, president & CEO. "This spacious airplane will be a big hit with customers traveling out west from the Cleveland+ region. Passengers will love the roomy cabins, DirecTV ®, big overhead bins and of course, Frontier's award-winning in-flight experience."

To celebrate the arrival of Yukon at CAK, one lucky traveler will win $500 in Fly Bucks from Frontier Airlines. To enter, visit our page at and tell us why you are a big fan of CAK and Frontier Airlines. The best entry, judged by a panel of CAK and Frontier' local crew members, will win the $500 Fly Bucks prize. The contest ends July 2, 2010, at midnight. Other rules and restrictions apply. Full contest information is available on the airport's Facebook page. Also, to see photos of today's inaugural Airbus 320 flight check out the airport's Flickr page at

About Akron-Canton Airport

Akron-Canton Airport kicked off CAK 2018, its 10-year, $110-million Capital Improvement Plan in 2008. The plan is the most ambitious in the airport's 64-year history. Keep up to date on all things CAK by visiting Social CAK – our comprehensive social media portal. Additional information including flight reservations, driving instructions, and relaxation station is available at Akron-Canton Airport a better way to go®.  

About Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc., an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Lynx Aviation, Midwest Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 16th year of operations, Frontier employs more than 5,500 aviation professionals and operates more than 550 daily flights from its two hubs at Denver International Airport and Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport. Frontier offers routes to more than 70 destinations in the United States, Mexico and Costa Rica. On April 13, 2010, Republic Airways announced that its two branded carriers, Frontier and Midwest, would combine under the Frontier Airlines name. The integration of these two airlines is expected to take 12-18 months. Track our progress at For more in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, please visit its Web site at

SOURCE Akron - Canton Regional Airport