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Growing on the Gulf Coast! Spirit Airlines Connects Hartford and Pittsburgh to Fort Myers and Tampa

MIRAMAR, Fla., June 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At Spirit Airlines, there*s no such thing as too much Sunshine State! Now, South Florida*s Hometown Airline is delivering more sunshine and more service to its two newest cities. Just in time for winter, Spirit will begin service to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers and Tampa International Airport (TPA) from Hartford*s Bradley International Airport (BDL) and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). The daily seasonal flights will bring new ultra-low fare options for customers to escape the cold and plan the ultimate tropical beach escape.

Spirit will also begin service from Hartford and Pittsburgh to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) beginning tomorrow. The airline will roll out additional service from Pittsburgh to Orlando, Las Vegas, Houston and Los Angeles in the coming weeks.

**We are excited to bring these two popular destinations to the newest cities in our network,** said Mark Kopczak, Spirit Airlines* Vice President of Network Planning. **Spirit Airlines is committed to bringing more ultra-low fare options to Hartford and Pittsburgh and we look forward to growing our presence in Southwest Florida. Our service will allow more friends to reconnect and more families to go on vacation, saving money on airfare to spend it at their destination.**

New and existing service includes:

Hartford (BDL) to/from Start Date Orlando (MCO) April 27, 2017 Myrtle Beach (MYR) April 28, 2017 Fort Lauderdale (FLL) June 15, 2017 Fort Myers (RSW) November 9, 2017 Tampa (TPA) November 9, 2017 Pittsburgh (PIT) to/from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) May 25, 2017 Myrtle Beach (MYR) May 25, 2017 Fort Lauderdale (FLL) June 15, 2017 Orlando (MCO) June 22, 2017 Las Vegas (LAS) June 22, 2017 Houston (IAH) July 13, 2017 Los Angeles (LAX) July 13, 2017 Fort Myers (RSW) November 9, 2017 Tampa (TPA) November 9, 2017

Spirit*s new flights are available for purchase now. Customers can check out the crazy low fares and vacation packages available to all of the destinations we fly and also sign up to receive alerts on Spirit*s email deals and offers.

20.06.2017. 15:48

Spirit Airlines Chooses Hartfords Bradley International Airport as its 60th Destination

MIRAMAR, Fla., Jan. 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What happens when you combine a revolutionary state with a revolutionary airline? You get the ultimate combo: Hartford*s Bradley International Airport (BDL) and Spirit Airlines, together at last! Beginning April 27, 2017, Spirit Airlines will begin nonstop service between BDL and the Orlando International Airport (MCO) and the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR). Spirit will also roll out daily nonstop service to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood international Airport (FLL) beginning June 15, 2017. So whether you*re looking for the ultimate golf getaway, a theme park-filled family vacation, or the ultimate beachside escape, Spirit Airlines now has Connecticut and western Massachusetts covered with its ultra-low fares.

**We are thrilled to name Hartford as the 60th city to join our growing network,** said Mark Kopczak, Vice President of Network Planning for Spirit Airlines. **Spirit*s super low Bare Fares™ with Frill Control™ provide a new option to customers in Connecticut and western Massachusetts. As the first U.S. airline to give customers the choice to pay for only the extras they want, we know Spirit*s arrival in Hartford will free the region from high airfares and give many more travelers the ability to spend those savings on vacation.**

**Bradley International Airport is a major economic driver for Connecticut, and it continues to be a player in our efforts to grow our economy, boost tourism, and improve our transportation system,** said Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy. **The addition of Spirit Airlines gives residents and businesses in our region another option in a growing, diversified selection of airlines that are servicing our region*s largest airport, and we welcome them to our state.**

26.02.2017. 20:32

Spirit Airlines Joins TSAPrecheck Program

MIRAMAR, Fla., Jan. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Do you love skipping the line? Spirit Airlines is excited to announce its participation in the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's TSAPrecheck program. Effective today, eligible Spirit customers can now speed up the security screening process at participating U.S. airports. This partnership, coupled with Spirit's ultra-low fares, will allow customers to save lots of money and even more time, all to spend making memories on vacation.

TSAPrecheck is an expedited screening program that enables trusted travelers to enjoy a smart and efficient screening experience at more than 180 U.S. airports. TSAPrecheck travelers are not required to remove shoes, 3-1-1 compliant liquids, laptops, light outerwear or belts. Enrollment in TSAPrecheck costs $85, an average cost of $17 per year. Interested participants must submit an application to be approved at www.tsa.gov/precheck. Eligible Spirit customers can now add a Known Traveler Number (KTN) during the booking process or attach it to an existing reservation under the Manage Travel section of www.spirit.com.

Don't have TSAPrecheck or still waiting to be approved? Spirit has customers covered with Shortcut Security™, a fast alternative to skip the security checkpoint line at select airports. Customers can add Shortcut Security to their reservation during the online booking process or purchase at participating airports.

"We are thrilled to give our customers options for a more efficient and expedited security screening experience," said John Bendoraitis, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Spirit Airlines. "Between TSAPrecheck and Shortcut Security, Spirit is committed to providing a fast, safe and seamless experience for our customers, all while saving them money to spend at their final destinations." You can check out the crazy low fares and vacation packages available to all of the destinations we fly at www.spirit.com and also sign up to receive alerts on Spirit's email deals and offers.

26.02.2017. 19:52

 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

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