Spirit Airlines Announces New Ultra Low Fare Service
January 30, 2013
Baltimore/Washington – Las Vegas and Philadelphia – Las Vegas
Miramar, Florida – Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today announced it is starting daily nonstop ultra low fare service between Baltimore/Washington and Las Vegas and between Philadelphia and Las Vegas on April 25, 2013.
Customers can check out the insanely low fares on flights and vacation packages offered every day at www.spirit.com and also sign up to receive email alerts on Spirit’s deals and offers.
“We look forward to giving even more customers the opportunity to save money on travel with our ultra low fares and optional add-ons that provide customers with a total price that’s tough to beat,” said Spirit’s Chief Marketing Officer Barry Biffle.
“We are excited to once again welcome added service from Spirit Airlines,” said Paul J. Wiedefeld, Executive Director of BWI Marshall Airport. “The new flights will offer more convenience, flexibility, and low fares to a popular destination.”
“Spirit’s plan to bring more nonstop service from two well-established East Coast markets is a welcome development,” said Rosemary Vassiliadis, Deputy Director of Aviation for Clark County, Nevada, which owns and operates McCarran International Airport.
“Baltimore/Washington and Philadelphia International already rank among our Top 20 feeder airports, combining to send approximately 1,300 travelers per day to Las Vegas in recent weeks. We’re confident Spirit’s entry will help to grow that number by providing travelers in those areas with more options when selecting their flights to and from Las Vegas.”
“We are thrilled to welcome additional service from both Baltimore and Philadelphia through our partnership with Spirit Airlines,” said Cathy Tull, Senior Vice President of Marketing for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “Every new destination that is added to the schedule provides additional convenience and flexibility for travelers. With record visitation to Las Vegas in 2012, every new seat provides opportunity for continued growth.”
As previously announced, Spirit currently offers daily nonstop service from Baltimore/Washington to Dallas/Fort Worth and Fort Lauderdale, as well as a variety of connections throughout the Americas. Daily nonstop seasonal service to Myrtle Beach begins April 25, 2013.
Spirit currently offers daily nonstop service from Las Vegas to Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Oakland/San Francisco, San Diego, and Portland, Oregon, as well as a variety of connections throughout the Americas.
Spirit’s Baltimore/Washington (BWI) – Las Vegas (LAS) schedule effective April 25, 2013:
Baltimore/Washington – Las Vegas
Depart: 7:30 pm
Arrive: 9:22 pm
Las Vegas – Baltimore/Washington
Depart: 11:47 pm
Arrive: 7:20 am+1
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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