One-day sale MKE-OMA and DEN-OMA $8 each way

Old Oct 31, 11, 6:28 am
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One-day sale MKE-OMA and DEN-OMA $8 each way

http://www.frontierairlines.com/spec...=halloweensale

Kansas City-Houston, too.
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Old Oct 31, 11, 9:41 am
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This fare sale makes zero sense at all.

I can appreciate the need for a "BANG"; but, the same could have been done with a $31 each way ++ sale, to capitalize on the Halloween aspect. It could have also expanded to included MANY more routes where such a promotion would have yielded excellent exposure and coverage.

Sounds like someone drank the Spirit (NK) juice.
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Old Oct 31, 11, 9:41 am
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Website is so slow and overloaded...impossible to book online.
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Old Oct 31, 11, 9:56 am
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Originally Posted by mke9499 View Post
Website is so slow and overloaded...impossible to book online.
I'm experiencing the same thing this morning. I've tried twice this morning with no success. Went to UA to book my trip. Came here to see if anyone else had posted what was killing the F9 website today. And, sure enough, now I know.

So, I wonder, do these outages really cost F9 much, or am I in the minority and just have bad timing. Once again, F9 loses as my UA fare was $450.
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Old Oct 31, 11, 10:05 am
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Originally Posted by idriveuride View Post
This fare sale makes zero sense at all.
I agree. Odd choice of routes. Why these three?

There's not much capacity on MKE-OMA, for instance, so it makes one wonder. Are the loads so bad that they have to discount this much to fill seats? Or, are there only a few seats left and they're trying to top them off?
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Old Oct 31, 11, 10:19 am
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Originally Posted by newsmanhoss View Post
I agree. Odd choice of routes. Why these three?

There's not much capacity on MKE-OMA, for instance, so it makes one wonder. Are the loads so bad that they have to discount this much to fill seats? Or, are there only a few seats left and they're trying to top them off?
Is this a good way to draw attention and potential new business?

They are certainly attracting customers for new business, but possibly at the risk of turning other serious customers away, who are not able to get through, become frustrated, and turn elsewhere.

With only a small quantity of the $8 seats available, for a limited number of routes/flights, they are obviously keeping tight control on losses incurred from the artificially low fares.
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Old Oct 31, 11, 4:33 pm
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Website is so slow and overloaded...impossible to book online.
What would you expect from Frontier?
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Old Oct 31, 11, 5:24 pm
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Originally Posted by mke9499 View Post
Website is so slow and overloaded...impossible to book online.
Once again they are forcing people to book through an online travel agency and losing money before the flight has pushed back from the gate.

Originally Posted by RSVP View Post
What would you expect from Frontier?
Its certainly is laughable.
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