Frontier Airlines Flies Santa & Helpers to Cleveland for a Special Delivery Benefiting Local Kids

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Unveils fare sale with $3 per booking to be donated to UH Rainbow

“We want to be Cleveland’s hometown airline as the city is an important part of our growing network – being the hometown airline also means being involved in the communities where our customer’s work and live," said Chief Operating Officer Bill Meehan.

Demonstrating its commitment to serving the Cleveland community, Frontier Airlines today flew Santa – Chief Operating Officer Bill Meehan – and several of his helper’s to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) for a special announcement at University Hospital’s Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (UH Rainbow).

Santa was joined by Patti DePompei, President of UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital where St. Nick and his helpers donated hundreds of stuffed animals and spread holiday cheer to the kids at UH Rainbow.

“What a rewarding day for the Frontier team. As the airline synonymous with animals on our aircraft, we’re thrilled to donate several hundred stuffed animals to the hospital’s youngest patients and visitors,” said Meehan, who appeared dressed as Santa Claus.

“We are grateful to Frontier Airlines for their special visit and generous gift in support of the patients and families at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital,” said DePompei.

Santa also announced a special gift for local travelers in the form of a three-day only fare sale for customers flying to/from CLE to thank them for embracing Frontier’s ‘Low Fares, Done Right’ philosophy. To take advantage of the promotion, customers simply need to use the following promotion code when booking online at RAINBOW.

The three-day sale gives customers 9% off any applicable fare for domestic non-stop travel December 3, 2014 through February 12, 2015 subject to holiday blackout dates. When the applicable promo code is used, the airline will make a donation of $3 for every ticket sold to University Hospital’s Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital’s (UH Rainbow) benefiting the institutions vital programs. Fares must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. ET, Saturday, December 6 and are available only at

“Frontier is pleased to donate a portion of proceeds from our latest fare promotion to our friends at UH Rainbow to help further their mission of delivering the highest quality health care to children,” said Meehan. “We want to be Cleveland’s hometown airline as the city is an important part of our growing network – being the hometown airline also means being involved in the communities where our customer’s work and live.”

“We’re so happy that Frontier is not only invested in Cleveland’s airport, but that they’re invested in our community as well,” said Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Director Ricky Smith. “Frontier is gracious for their mission of giving during this holiday season.”

The three-day fare sale is available from Cleveland to Atlanta (ATL); Denver (DEN); Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas (DFW); Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (FLL); Las Vegas (LAS); Orlando, Fla. (MCO); Chicago (ORD); Phoenix (PHX); Raleigh-Durham, N.C. (RDU); Fort Myers, Fla. (RSW); and Tampa, Fla. (TPA).

At, customers can always choose from either of Frontier’s fare options – Classic Plus or Economy. Classic Plus is a fully refundable fare that includes amenities like no change fees, a carry-on bag, one checked bag, and STRETCH seating. With Frontier’s Economy fares, customers can pay our lowest fares and add-on only the services they want – like selecting a seat assignment, a carry-on bag, and checked bags.

*Fare offer:
Tickets must be purchased by 11:59 pm Eastern time on Dec. 6, 2014 for domestic, nonstop travel to/from Cleveland, Ohio (CLE) Dec. 3, 2014 through Feb. 12, 2015. The following blackout dates apply: Dec. 19-24, Dec. 26-28, 2014; Jan. 3-4, 2015. Fares are one way and do not require roundtrip purchase. The 9% discount applies to base fare only, not to fees or taxes, and requires purchase at using promo code RAINBOW. Discount applies to domestic fares only. All fare rules will apply. Certain flights and/or days of travel may be unavailable.

Fares are one-way and do not require a roundtrip purchase. Seats are limited at these fares and certain flights and/or days of travel may be unavailable. Tickets are non-refundable but may be transferred for a fee of up to $50, or reissued for alternate flights for a fee of up to $75, as well as a fare difference. Previously purchased tickets may not be exchanged for these special fare tickets. Flight segment(s) must be cancelled prior to scheduled departure time or the ticket(s) and all monies will be forfeited. Fares reflect purchase at or by calling Frontier’s reservation and must be paid for at the time reservation is made but may be cancelled for a full refund without penalty up to 24 hours after time of purchase. Baggage and advance seat assignments are available for purchase separately at an additional charge. Other restrictions may apply.

About Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 75 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic on over 270 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Frontier employs more than 3,800 hard-working aviation professionals who pride themselves in providing the customer Rocky Mountain hospitality. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2013 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence.

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