Arrival of Frontier Airlines bringing new jobs to Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Airport
Trego-Dugan Aviation adding 21 jobs
WCPO Digital Staff
9:43 AM, Apr 8, 2013
9:54 AM, Apr 8, 2013
HEBRON, Ky. - The company providing ground-handling services for Frontier Airlines is bringing 21 new jobs to Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Airport.
Trego-Dugan Aviation expects to hire one full-time manager and 20 part-time staff, CVG announced Monday. Trego-Dugan Aviation will provide ground-handling services for Frontier's daily Denver flight, which begins May 17.
"We knew adding another carrier at CVG would spark economic development and we are immediately seeing results," said airport CEO Candace McGraw. "We are very excited about the good things happening at CVG and believe Trego-Dugan will have expansion opportunities now that they are here."
Ground handling includes check-in and departure assistance, plane clean-up, luggage handling, lavatory service and refueling, an airport release said.
Frontier will be the first low-cost carrier at CVG since 1998. The daily flight Denver flight is estimated to have a $16 million annual impact on the local economy.
Trego-Dugan is headquartered in North Platte, Neb., and has a 45-year history in aviation. It is a traditional Fixed Base Operator providing services in 11 airports.