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Spend Less Money and Have More Fun in Denver and LA

MIRAMAR. Fla., Dec. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Whether you want to enjoy the sights and sounds of Los Angeles, or the clean, crisp air of the Mile High City, now you can do both and save a lot of money on airfare. Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq:SAVE) is thrilled to announce new daily nonstop service between Denver and Los Angeles beginning April 16, 2015.

"Our new nonstop service between Denver and Los Angeles is sure to be popular with anyone who wants to save money on their air travel," said Mark Kopczak, Vice President of Network Planning for Spirit Airlines. "With Spirit's Bare Fare™ and Frill Control™ traveling to these two great cities has never been more affordable."

Spirit will operate one flight daily between Denver and Los Angeles. These flights can be purchased on Spirit.com immediately.

In addition to this new service, Spirit recently announced that nonstop service between Denver and San Diego will begin on January 6, 2015, as will a second daily flight between Denver and Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Spirit also will begin nonstop service between Los Angeles and Cleveland on April 16, 2015.

"Spirit continues to increase its footprint in Denver since it began service here in February 2012, which demonstrates the strength of Colorado's market for air travel," said Denver International Airport CEO Kim Day. "Their new daily nonstop service to Los Angeles adds another great option for passengers, and it increases the connectivity Denver offers as the third-busiest domestic hub in the U.S."

From Denver (DEN), Spirit will offer nonstop flights to ten cities, including Chicago (O'Hare), Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Houston (Bush Intercontinental), Las Vegas, Los Angeles (starting 04/16/15), Minneapolis-St. Paul, Phoenix, and San Diego (starting 01/06/15).

From Los Angeles (LAX), Spirit will offer nonstop flights to nine cities, including Chicago (O'Hare), Cleveland (starting 04/16/15), Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver (starting 04/16/15), Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Houston (Bush Intercontinental), Las Vegas, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Spirit also provides connecting service to over 35 additional domestic and international destinations from both Denver and Los Angeles.

According to Department of Transportation data, on average Spirit Airlines' airfare is more than 40% less than other airlines. Even after adding some of the optional services Spirit offers, the total price is still 35% less.1 Customers can check out the crazy low fares and vacation packages available to all the destinations we fly at www.spirit.com and also sign up to receive alerts on Spirit's email deals and offers.

About Spirit Airlines:

Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq:SAVE) is committed to offering the lowest total price to the places we fly, on average much lower than other airlines. Our customers start with an unbundled, stripped-down 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. With our modern and fuel-efficient all-Airbus fleet, we operate more than 300 daily flights to 57 destinations in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. Come save with us at www.spirit.com.

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.

1 Based on US Department of Transportation data for Spirit and other U.S. airlines for the twelve months ended second quarter 2014 adjusted for differences in length of haul.

CONTACT: Paul Berry 954-918-9432 Paul.Berry@spirit.com En Espanol: Manuel Jaquez 954-628-4898 Manuel.Jaquez@Spirit.com

Source:Spirit Airlines