(Nasdaq:SAVE) today starts new seasonal service to a variety of warm
and sunny destinations and resumes seasonal service to favorite winter
travel hot spots, including:
— New nonstop service to Tampa from Chicago — as well as resuming
increased seasonal service to Tampa from Detroit and Fort Lauderdale,
plus low fare connections to a variety of destinations throughout the
Caribbean and Latin America.
— New nonstop service to Fort Myers from Boston, Dallas/Fort Worth and
Minneapolis/St. Paul — as well as resuming seasonal service from
Chicago, and increased frequencies from Detroit and Atlantic City.
— New nonstop service from Minneapolis/St. Paul to Fort Lauderdale and
Fort Myers — as well as low fare connections to a variety of
destinations throughout the Caribbean and Latin America.
— New nonstop service from Chicago to Phoenix/Mesa and Tampa — as well as
resuming seasonal service to Fort Myers.
— Resuming seasonal service between Atlantic City and West Palm Beach.
— Resuming seasonal nonstop service between Detroit and Cancun, Mexico.
Customers can check out the insanely low fares offered every day at
www.spirit.com and also sign up to receive alerts on Spirit’s email
deals and offers. Complete schedules available at spirit.com.
“Our new flights to a variety of favorite winter getaways are the
perfect cure for the cold-weather blues — and you just can’t beat our
ultra low fares,” said Spirit’s Chief Marketing Officer Barry Biffle.
“But you better book soon as these fares are sure to go fast.”
“We’re delighted to add this new low-cost option for nonstop flights to
Chicago to our menu of offerings. We’re continually working to provide
air service that suits a variety of budgets and travel needs,” said
Chris Minner, Tampa International Airport’s Vice President of
Marketing. “And the timing of this launch couldn’t be better, with
winter weather approaching. I hope all of our Midwestern friends will
consider taking advantage of these flights to experience some Florida
“On behalf of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, we are pleased that Spirit Airlines
continues to expand its routes at O’Hare,” said Rosemarie S. Andolino,
Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA). “Seasonal
service is also an important component in the Mayor’s vision to
maintain Chicago’s leading status in the aviation industry, as well as
increasing job opportunities in our region.”
“Spirit Airlines’ new service to Fort Myers and Fort Lauderdale not
only provides low-cost options for travelers looking for sunny Florida
vacation destinations, but also offers one-stop access to Spirit’s
extensive service network in Mexico, South America and the Caribbean,”
said Jeff Hamiel, executive director/chief executive officer of the
Metropolitan Airports Commission, which owns and operates MSP
International Airport. “Just as important, the new service provides an
affordable alternative for visitors to come to Minnesota and discover
the many shopping, recreational and cultural resources we offer.”
About Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq:SAVE) empowers customers to save money on air
travel by offering ultra low base fares with a range of optional
services for a fee, allowing customers the freedom to choose only the
extras they value. This innovative approach grows the traveling market
and stimulates new economic activity while creating new jobs. Spirit’s
modern fleet, configuration and other innovations enable Spirit to burn
less fuel per seat than competitors, making Spirit one of the most
environmentally-friendly U.S. carriers. Spirit’s all-Airbus fleet
currently operates more than 200 daily flights to over 50 destinations
within the U.S., Latin America and Caribbean. Visit Spirit at