MIRAMAR, Fla., Oct. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Is the fall chill already getting you down? Toss the pumpkin latte and start planning your next Florida vacation. Flying to the Sunshine State with more cash left in your pocket for theme parks, mojitos and souvenirs just got a lot easier, thanks to Spirit Airlines' new service starting early next year. Your Florida adventure just got a lot cheaper with daily nonstop service to and from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) starting January 7, 2016. So ditch your snow boots for your flip-flops and hop on board!
"Spirit customers love saving money on air travel and these routes offer the perfect escape from winter," said Mark Kopczak, Spirit Airlines' Vice President of Network Planning. "Spirit's friendly service combined with our low Bare Fares™ with Frill Control™ makes that dream Florida vacation more affordable than ever before."
But the "sun in the fun" options don't stop there! Spirit will also add a third daily nonstop flight between BWI to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) starting January 8, 2016. Spirit customers can now fly nonstop from Baltimore/Washington to 10 destinations, including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Myrtle Beach, and now Orlando (starting 01/07/16). Spirit operates 18 daily departures to 12 destinations from Orlando, including Atlanta, Atlantic City, Baltimore/Washington (starting 01/08/16), Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Latrobe/Pittsburgh, and San Juan.
"Spirit continues to grow here at BWI Marshall, which means more ultra-low fares and more travel options for our customers," said Ricky Smith, Chief Executive Officer for BWI Marshall. "We welcome the added service from Spirit."
About Spirit Airlines:
Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) is committed to offering the lowest total price to the places we fly, on average nearly 40% less 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 350 daily flights to 56 destinations in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. Come save with us at www.spirit.com.
*U.S. Department of Transportation statistics
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