It is important to note that denver will rank as the

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Unformatted text preview: trength and competitive advantage as a central point for connecting transcontinental passengers. Frontier Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Indianapolis-based Republic Airways, maintains its rank as DIA’s second-largest carrier. Frontier’s largest hub remains in Denver, and the carrier also operates a smaller hub in Milwaukee. Southwest Airlines entered the Denver market in 2006 and is DIA’s third-largest carrier. DIA ranks as the airline’s fifth-largest station. Southwest is in the process of merging with AirTran; the merger is expected to be completed in Q1 2012. The impact of the integration has already touched Denver— Southwest will begin flights between Denver and Atlanta in February 2012. Further positive impacts are expected for Denver in 2012 and beyond, including new domestic routes and the potential for international service by Southwest from Denver. In total, 14 airlines provide scheduled commercial passenger service at DIA, including four foreignflag carriers (AeroMexico to Mexico City, Air C...
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