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Colorado attorney general asks for federal investigation into Frontier Airlines’ coronavirus flight-change policies

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser on Tuesday asked the Trump administration to launch a federal investigation into Denver-based Frontier Airlines and its policies and practices around passenger flight changes during the coronavirus pandemic. “Frontier’s method of accommodating customers who changed their itineraries because of COVID-19 is both unfair and deceptive,” Weiser said in a letter […]

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Coronavirus has left Denver International Airport little more than an airplane parking lot

United Airlines slashed its flight schedule out of Denver in half. The number of people making their way through the airport’s security checkpoints last week dropped by more than 94% compared to the same stretch last year. And DIA’s normally jam-packed concourse trains have been so empty lately that officials haven’t had to worry about […]

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Electric airplanes developed by a Colorado startup take aim at global pilot shortage

A pivotal moment in George Bye’s entrepreneurial life came in 2006. As the creator of a hot new aircraft called the Javelin, Bye was getting wined and dined by Silicon Valley’s elite, who wanted one of the planes Popular Science described as “a flying sports car.” That’s how Bye, a former Air Force pilot, ended […]