The Town of Islip welcomes its newest airline August 16, as service begins from ISP to MCO on Frontier Airlines. The first aircraft features “Champ the Bronco.” The MacArthur Fire-Rescue greeted the aircraft with a water cannon salute. Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, Airport Commissioner Shelley LaRose-Arken, airport officials, local dignitaries and representatives from Frontier Airlines, joined in the celebration, which included remarks on Facebook Live.
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ABOUT FRONTIER AIRLINES
Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 60 destinations in the United States, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic on nearly 300 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier’s hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company’s signature Rocky Mountain hospitality to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2016 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was recently named the industry’s most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) as a result of superior technology and operational efficiencies.
ABOUT LONG ISLAND MACARTHUR AIRPORT
Long Island MacArthur Airport has two of the four major US domestic air carriers: American Airlines and Southwest Airlines, who have provided service at ISP for more than 10 years. Together these carriers provide service to 6 cities nonstop, and connect to hundreds of destinations in the U.S., Caribbean and Europe. The airport serves 1.2M passengers annually and employs 6000 people, with a $14.6M annual operating budget and an economic impact of $600M to the region and local economy.