Spirit Airlines Announces Nonstop Service From Houston to Four New Cities: Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale, New Orleans, San Diego
April 24, 2014

MIRAMAR, Fla. (April 24, 2014) – Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today announced that it is starting new service between Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport and four new cities, including Atlanta (ATL) and New Orleans (MSY) starting on August 1, 2014, and to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and San Diego (SAN) starting on September 3, 2014.  These new routes join new service from Houston to Kansas City (MCI) announced just yesterday that begins on August 7, 2014.

Customers can check out the crazy low fares and vacation packages available to all of these destinations offered every day at www.spirit.com and also sign up to receive alerts on Spirit’s email deals and offers.

“We’re excited to offer more flights nonstop to more cities from Houston,” said Mark Kopczak, Spirit’s Vice President, Network Planning.  “Since starting service to Houston almost two years ago, our unique product offering has become popular with savvy, value-conscious customers here who appreciate saving money on travel with Spirit’s ultra-low fares, optional add-ons, and low total prices that are tough to beat”.   

“Spirit Airlines continues to capitalize on the expansion opportunities available to them in the Houston market and our passengers are definitely benefitting as a result,” says Houston Aviation Director Mario C. Diaz.  “We appreciate their confidence and look forward to working with them in building an even stronger Houston route map for the future.”

Spirit's Houston (IAH) - Atlanta (ATL) schedule effective August 1, 2014:

  Depart Arrive Flight No. Frequency
IAH - ATL 12:05 p.m. 3:12 p.m. 362 Daily
ATL - IAH 4:10 p.m 5:17 p.m. 363 Daily

Spirit's Houston (IAH) - New Orleans (MSY) schedule effective August 1, 2014:

  Depart Arrive Flight No. Frequency
IAH - MSY 6:03 p.m. 7:18 p.m. 680 Daily
MSY - IAH 10:12 a.m. 11:25 a.m. 657 Daily

Spirit's Houston (IAH) - Fort Lauderdale (FLL) schedule effective September 3, 2014:

  Depart Arrive Flight No. Frequency
IAH - FLL 2 p.m. 5:23 p.m. 858* Daily
FLL - IAH 6:30 p.m. 8:18 p.m. 619 Daily

* Service begins September 4, 2014


Spirit's Houston (IAH) - San Diego (SAN) schedule effective September 3, 2014:

  Depart Arrive Flight No. Frequency
IAH - SAN 9:05 p.m. 10:30 p.m. 619 Daily
SAN - IAH 8 a.m. 1:20 p.m. 858* Daily

* Service begins September 4, 2014

Spirit offers nonstop service to 12 destinations from Houston-Bush Intercontinental, including Atlanta (starting August 1), Chicago-O’Hare, Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Kansas City (starting August 8), Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New Orleans (starting August 1), Orlando, and San Diego (starting September 3).

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 270 daily flights to 55 destinations within the U.S., Latin America and Caribbean.  Visit Spirit at spirit.com
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