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High Five, Orlando! Spirit Airlines Brings a Handful of New Destinations to the Theme Park Capital of the World

MIRAMAR, Fla., July 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- How do you bring more joy to one of the happiest places in the world? Deliver ultra-low fares to five new destinations, of course! Flying to Orlando with more cash left in your pocket for theme parks, hotels and souvenirs just got a lot easier, thanks to Spirit Airlines’ five new daily nonstop flights starting later this year. Spirit will begin service between the Orlando International Airport (MCO) and the following destinations:

Orlando to/fromService Start Date
Boston, MAOctober 7, 2016
Philadelphia, PAOctober 7, 2016
Kansas City, MONovember 10, 2016
Niagara Falls, NY/Toronto AreaNovember 17, 2016
Plattsburgh, NY/Montreal AreaNovember 17, 2016

"More ultra-low fares to Orlando International Airport, the close-to-it-all hub to fun in Central Florida, is great news for cost conscious travelers,” said Mark Kopczak, Spirit Airlines' Vice President of Network Planning. "These new nonstop flights will allow people from five more cities to plan that dream family getaway and have more money left over to make memories on vacation."

Spirit operates to 17 destinations from Orlando, including Atlanta, Atlantic City, Baltimore/Washington, Boston (starting 10/7/16), Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Kansas City (starting 11/10/16), Minneapolis-St. Paul, Latrobe/Pittsburgh, Niagara Falls (starting 11/17/16), Philadelphia (starting 10/7/16), Plattsburgh (starting 11/17/16), and San Juan.

“Spirit Airlines decision to offer service to five additional domestic markets opens travel opportunities to countless potential passengers and residents,” says Phil Brown, Executive Director of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. “Adding to the over 40 million annual passengers at Orlando International, daily nonstop service will provide a new business and leisure stimulus for both Orlando and these five new destinations.”

Spirit’s new flights will be available for purchase beginning today. Customers 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.

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, on average nearly 40% less* 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. Our Fit Fleet is one of the youngest, most fuel-efficient in the U.S. We operate more than 400 daily flights to more than 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

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.

Contact: Stephen Schuler 954-364-0231 Stephen.Schuler@spirit.com En Espanol: Brittany Portalatin 954-364-0243 Brittany.Portalatin@spirit.com

Source:Spirit Airlines, Inc.