MIRAMAR, Fla., Aug. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The cost of air travel will be a lot less and come earlier than expected in some cities. Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq:SAVE) will take delivery of some of its Fit Fleet™ planes sooner than originally planned and has moved up the start date for daily flights in five routes.
"Spirit operates one of the newest aircraft fleets in the Americas," said Mark Kopczak, Vice President of Network Planning for Spirit Airlines. "We're excited to add more brand-new Airbus A320 airplanes to our Fit Fleet, and to start service to many locations earlier than planned."
The new fuel-efficient planes will arrive this fall and will be added to Spirit's current fleet of 58 Airbus aircraft.
Here's the summary of the changes:
|Route||New Start Date||Original Start Date||Frequency|
|Atlanta – Chicago/O'Hare||October 24, 2014||November 2, 2014||Daily|
|Atlanta – Detroit||October 24, 2014||November 2, 2014||Daily|
|Chicago – New Orleans||October 30, 2014||November 6, 2014||Daily|
|Detroit – New Orleans||October 30, 2014||November 6, 2014||Daily|
|Boston – West Palm Beach*||November 14, 2014||November 21, 2014||Daily|
|* = seasonal service|
In addition to these new routes, Spirit recently added/will add service on the following new routes between August and December this year:
|Route||Service Start Date||Frequency|
|Ft. Lauderdale – New Orleans||August 1, 2014||Daily|
|Houston/Bush – New Orleans||August 1, 2014||Daily|
|Atlanta – Houston/Bush||August 1, 2014||Daily|
|Kansas City – Chicago/O'Hare||August 7, 2014||Daily|
|Kansas City – Dallas/Ft. Worth||August 7, 2014||Daily|
|Kansas City – Detroit||August 7, 2014||Daily|
|Kansas City – Las Vegas||August 7, 2014||Daily|
|Kansas City – Houston/Bush||August 8, 2014||Daily|
|Ft. Lauderdale – Houston/Bush||September 3, 2014||Daily|
|Houston/Bush – San Diego||September 3, 2014||Daily|
|Latrobe/Pittsburgh – Ft. Myers||December 18, 2014||Tue/Thu/Sun|
|Latrobe/Pittsburgh – Tampa||December 19, 2014||Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat|
Customers can check out the crazy low fares and vacation packages available to all the destinations we fly at spirit.com and also sign up to receive alerts on Spirit's email deals and offers.
About Spirit Airlines:
Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq:SAVE) is committed to offering the lowest total price to the places we fly, on average much lower than other airlines. Our customers start with an unbundled, stripped-down Bare Fare™ and get Frill Control™ which allows them to pay only for the options they choose – like bags, seat assignments and refreshments – the things other airlines bake right into their ticket prices. We help people save money and travel more often, create new jobs and stimulate business growth in the communities we serve. With our modern and fuel-efficient all-Airbus fleet, we operate more than 280 daily flights to more than 55 destinations in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. Come save with us at www.spirit.com.
Spirit aircraft photos and video b-roll are available in the press room section of spirit.com at www.spirit.com/Pressrelease.aspx.
|Contact: Paul Berry (954) 628-4827|
|En Español: Manuel Jaquez|