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Viva Las Vegas! Spirit Airlines Delivers More Sin City Service from Northeast Ohio

MIRAMAR, Fla., Sept. 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northeast Ohio, it’s time to roll the dice on a trip to remember! Spirit Airlines is excited to announce new daily nonstop service between the Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) and the Las Vegas International Airport (LAS) beginning April 27, 2017. Book your bachelor party, gather up the girls for a getaway or start planning the ultimate family vacation, and let Spirit’s ultra-low fares save you more cash to spend at the casinos, nightclubs or shopping centers that only the Entertainment Capital of the World can deliver.

"Spirit customers love saving money on air travel, using their savings to make memories on vacation,” said Mark Kopczak, Spirit Airlines Vice President of Network Planning. "We are thrilled to add Las Vegas to the list of exciting destinations coming to Akron-Canton this year. Whether you’re looking for a Florida beach getaway, a golf trip to Myrtle Beach or an escape to the Las Vegas Strip, our ultra-low fares and nonstop flights make planning that dream vacation more affordable than ever before.”

Spirit Airlines will begin service at Akron-Canton on November 10, 2016, with nonstop service to four Florida destinations. Daily flights to/from Myrtle Beach and Las Vegas will start on April 27, 2017.

Akron-Canton to/from Service Start Date Frequency
Fort Lauderdale November 10, 2016 Once daily
Orlando November 10, 2016 Once daily
Tampa November 10, 2016 3 days/week (seasonal)
Fort Myers November 11, 2016 4 days/week (seasonal)
Myrtle Beach April 27, 2017 Once daily (seasonal)
Las Vegas April 27, 2017 Once daily

“We are excited for the growth of Spirit Airlines at the Akron-Canton Airport. With new nonstop service to Las Vegas from CAK, customers have a wonderful, affordable option to get to one of their most requested leisure destinations,” said Rick McQueen, President and CEO of Akron-Canton Airport. “The combination of Spirit’s low fares and CAK’s convenience truly makes this service a better way to go.”

“We are excited to see our partners at Spirit continue to expand service,” said Cathy Tull, senior vice president of marketing for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “With a new record of more than 42 million visitors last year, every new seat provides opportunity for continued growth.”

Spirit’s new flights to Las Vegas will be available for purchase beginning today. 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.

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 approximately 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

Source:Spirit Airlines, Inc.