MIRAMAR, Fla., June 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Whether you’re looking to theme park hop or hop onto a beautiful beach, Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE) is set to whisk the Piedmont Triad away to sunny Florida with ultra-low fares! Beginning September 6, 2018, Spirit will begin service from Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), Orlando International Airport (MCO), and Tampa International Airport (TPA). The Piedmont Triad will mark Spirit’s 66th service station in its growing network. Service to and from Orlando will run 3 times weekly, while service to and from Fort Lauderdale and Tampa will each operate 2 times weekly, starting this September. Service will increase to 4 times weekly to Orlando and 3 times weekly to Fort Lauderdale and Tampa starting November 8, 2018.
“Spirit is excited to offer the Piedmont Triad ultra-low fares to warm, family-friendly destinations just in time for a winter getaway,” said Mark Kopczak, Spirit Airlines’ Vice President of Network Planning. “Our Guests will be able to make the most out of their vacations by choosing the options they want and saving money in the process. We pride ourselves on providing more opportunities for everyone to travel.”
“The Airport Authority is very excited to welcome Spirit to PTI,” said Stephen D. Showfety, chairman of the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority. “Spirit is an ultra-low cost carrier that is building a sterling reputation for reliable, on-time service to key markets. Spirit service at PTI is a great win for the airport and a great win for the community and the state.”
|Piedmont Triad (GSO) to/from||Starts:||Frequency:|
|Tampa (TPA)||September 6||2-3x weekly, year-round|
|Fort Lauderdale (FLL)||September 6||2-3x weekly, year-round|
|Orlando (MCO)||September 7||3-4x weekly, year-round|
With Spirit’s expanding network, the airline continues to improve on its on-time performance and Guest satisfaction, while building upon its larger commitment to invest in the Guest experience. The airline recently announced state-of-the-art high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity will be installed on its entire fleet by summer of 2019. Recent Department of Transportation data shows Spirit Airlines among the top carriers for on-time performance and baggage handling. Guests can learn more about Spirit’s pledge to keep improving at InvestInTheGuest.com. To check out Spirit’s super low fares and vacation packages head to spirit.com, and don’t forget to sign up to receive alerts on Spirit's email deals and special offers.
About Spirit Airlines:
Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE) is committed to offering the lowest total price to the places we fly, on average more than 30% lower than other airlines*. Our customers 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 and most fuel-efficient in the U.S. We operate more than 500 daily flights to 65 destinations in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. Come save with us at spirit.com.
* Based on data from the Department of Transportation and verified by an independent service.