Growing on the Gulf Coast! Spirit Airlines Connects Hartford and Pittsburgh to Fort Myers and Tampa

New daily nonstop flights from Hartford and Pittsburgh to Fort Myers and Tampa begin November 9, 2017

Miramar, Florida, UNITED STATES

MIRAMAR, Fla., June 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At Spirit Airlines, there’s no such thing as too much Sunshine State! Now, South Florida’s Hometown Airline is delivering more sunshine and more service to its two newest cities. Just in time for winter, Spirit will begin service to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers and Tampa International Airport (TPA) from Hartford’s Bradley International Airport (BDL) and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). The daily seasonal flights will bring new ultra-low fare options for customers to escape the cold and plan the ultimate tropical beach escape.

Spirit will also begin service from Hartford and Pittsburgh to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) beginning tomorrow. The airline will roll out additional service from Pittsburgh to Orlando, Las Vegas, Houston and Los Angeles in the coming weeks.

"We are excited to bring these two popular destinations to the newest cities in our network,” said Mark Kopczak, Spirit Airlines' Vice President of Network Planning. "Spirit Airlines is committed to bringing more ultra-low fare options to Hartford and Pittsburgh and we look forward to growing our presence in Southwest Florida. Our service will allow more friends to reconnect and more families to go on vacation, saving money on airfare to spend it at their destination.”

New and existing service includes:

Hartford (BDL) to/fromStart Date
Orlando (MCO)April 27, 2017
Myrtle Beach (MYR)April 28, 2017
Fort Lauderdale (FLL)June 15, 2017
Fort Myers (RSW)November 9, 2017
Tampa (TPA)November 9, 2017
Pittsburgh (PIT) to/from 
Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW)May 25, 2017
Myrtle Beach (MYR)May 25, 2017
Fort Lauderdale (FLL)June 15, 2017
Orlando (MCO)June 22, 2017
Las Vegas (LAS)June 22, 2017
Houston (IAH)July 13, 2017
Los Angeles (LAX)July 13, 2017
Fort Myers (RSW)November 9, 2017
Tampa (TPA)November 9, 2017

Spirit’s new flights are available for purchase now. Customers can check out the crazy low fares and vacation packages available to all of the destinations we fly at 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, on average more than 30% less*. 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. Our Fit Fleet is one of the youngest, most fuel-efficient in the U.S.  We operate more than 450 daily flights to 60 destinations in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. Come save with us at

*U.S. Department of Transportation statistics

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