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Spirit Airlines Starts Ultra Low Fare Service Between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth


Houston to Chicago and Las Vegas Starts October 4, 2012


HOUSTON - (September 20, 2012) – Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today launched its ultra low fare service between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth. Spirit now offers twice daily nonstop flights between Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, with connections available to 12 destinations throughout the Americas, including Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Fort Myers, Las Vegas, Myrtle Beach, Oakland/San Francisco, Phoenix/Mesa, Portland (Oregon), Tampa, and Toluca/Mexico City.

Spirit is also introducing daily nonstop service from Houston to Chicago O’Hare and Las Vegas on October 4, 2012.

“We know that Houstonians have been hungry for low fares and we are thrilled to be here to satisfy that need,” said Texas native and Spirit’s Chief Marketing Office Barry Biffle. “We are committed to saving our customers money on travel by offering them the lowest fares, and we look forward to giving our new customers from Houston the opportunity to take advantage of the ultra low fares that the rest of our growing customer base has come to know and love.”

“Houston’s economy thrives because of strong trade and tourism to our city,” said Houston Mayor Annise Parker. “Today, Bush Intercontinental celebrates Spirit’s new non-stop service to Dallas/Fort Worth as it offers low-fare flights between two strong business centers. The commitment of Spirit to broaden its service to Chicago and Las Vegas is welcomed.”

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.

Spirit’s Houston Bush Intercontinental (IAH) – Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) schedule effective September 20, 2012:

Depart Arrive Flight # Frequency

Houston - Dallas/ Fort Worth

9:15 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

281

Daily

7:55 p.m.

9:10 p.m.

713

Daily

Dallas/Fort Worth - Houston

7:30 a.m.

8:35 a.m.

832

Daily

6:10 p.m.

7:15 p.m.

950

Daily

Spirit’s Houston Bush Intercontinental (IAH) – Chicago O’Hare (ORD) schedule effective October 4, 2012 – November 7, 2012:

Depart

Arrive

Flight#

Stops

Frequency

Houston - Chicago

6:15 a.m.

8:52 a.m.

200*

0

Daily

Chicago - Houston

8:35 p.m.

11:19 p.m.

295

0

Daily

*Effective October 5, 2012

Spirit’s Houston Bush Intercontinental (IAH) – Las Vegas (LAS) schedule effective October 4, 2012 – November 7, 2012:

Depart

Arrive

Flight#

Stops

Frequency

Houston - Las Vegas

4:25 p.m.

6:00 p.m.

199

0

Daily

Las Vegas - Houston

10:30 p.m.

3:35 p.m.

298

0

Daily

Spirit’s Houston Bush Intercontinental (IAH) – Chicago O’Hare (ORD) schedule effective November 8, 2012:

Depart

Arrive

Flight#

Stops

Frequency

Houston - Chicago

7:00 a.m.

9:37 a.m.

200

0

Daily

Chicago - Houston

7:10 p.m.

9:54 a.m.

295

0

Daily

Spirit’s Houston Bush Intercontinental (IAH) – Las Vegas (LAS) schedule effective November 8, 2012:

Depart

Arrive

Flight#

Stops

Frequency

Houston - Las Vegas

10:35 p.m.

12:10 a.m. +1

295**

0

Daily

Las Vegas - Houston

1:00 a.m.

6:05 a.m.

200**

0

Daily

**Effective November 9, 2012

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 www.spirit.com.

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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.

Spirit Airlines Media Contacts:
Misty Pinson, Director, Corporate Communications, misty.pinson@spirit.com, 954-628-4827/cell 954-918-9432
Manuel Jaquez, Senior Manager Commercial - Latin America, manuel.jaquez@spirit.com, 954-628-4898

Houston Airports Media Contact: 281-233-1234

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