Spirit Airlines Adds Columbus, Ohio to its Growing Network

Ultra-low fares now available to Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Tampa and Fort Myers; New nonstop service begins on February 15, 2018

Miramar, Florida, UNITED STATES

MIRAMAR, Fla., Nov. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- O-H-I-O! Get ready to ditch your winter coats and start packing those flip flops. Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) is bringing its super savings to Columbus just in time for spring break! America’s first ultra-low cost carrier will arrive at John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) on February 15, 2018 with new nonstop service to Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Tampa and Fort Myers. But the good news for C-BUS doesn’t stop there! New seasonal service to New Orleans and Myrtle Beach will start on March 22, 2018, providing the Arch City with a total of seven new routes to the country’s best vacation hotspots. The new service includes:

Columbus (CMH) to/fromStart DateFrequency
Orlando (MCO)February 15, 2018Daily, year-round
Fort Lauderdale (FLL)February 15, 2018Daily, year-round
Las Vegas (LAS)February 15, 2018Daily, year-round
Tampa (TPA)February 15, 2018Daily, seasonal (ends 4/11/18, resumes 11/8/18
Fort Myers (RSW)February 15, 2018Daily, seasonal (ends 4/11/18, resumes 11/8/18
New Orleans (MSY)March 22, 20183x weekly, seasonal (3/22/18 to 11/7/18)
Myrtle Beach (MYR)March 22, 20184x weekly, seasonal (3/23/18 to 11/7/18)

"We are excited to bring our ultra-low fares to Columbus just in time for spring break, connecting central Ohio to some of Spirit’s top vacation destinations,” said Mark Kopczak, Spirit Airlines' Vice President of Network Planning. "With more daily, nonstop flight options to Florida and Las Vegas this winter, we know our guests will be able to save tons of money on air travel, and instead spend those savings on souvenirs, attractions and making memories on vacation.”

“By entering John Glenn International with service to seven cities, ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has made a bold commitment to our region’s growing economy,” said Elaine Roberts, President & CEO of the Columbus Regional Airport Authority, which operates John Glenn International. “These new flights will provide travelers with additional options for creating lifetime memories of travel adventures with family and friends.”

Guests can check out the crazy-low fares and vacation packages available to all of Spirit’s destinations at the redesigned spirit.com, where they can 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 Guests start with an unbundled 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 www.spirit.com.

*U.S. Department of Transportation statistics

MEDIA NOTE:  Spirit aircraft photos and video b-roll are available in the press room section of spirit.com at http://www.spirit.com/Pressrelease.aspx.

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