An agreement has been reached between
Denver International Airport and United and Frontier airlines,
giving Frontier six gates on Concourse A currently used by United's
low-fare carrier, Ted. Flights on Ted will be moved to five gates
on Concourse B. In addition, DIA will build a $41.5 million
regional jet facility on the east end of Concourse B for United.
The agreement is the final nail in the coffin of one of the most
trumpeted technologies offered by DIA when it opened in 1995 -- its
automated baggage system. DIA has agreed to pay off the remaining
$110 million in debt on the system, which never quite worked
correctly. United stopped using it last year.
JetBlue will begin flying daily from
New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport to the Aruba,
beginning Sept. 15.