MIRAMAR, Fla., Nov. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- How do you create even more excitement in the Theme Park Capital of the World? Deliver ultra-low cost fares to seven new destinations, of course! Spirit Airlines is excited to begin daily service from the Orlando International Airport to Niagara Falls/Toronto, Plattsburgh/Montreal, Akron-Canton, Kansas City, Newark/New York, Boston and Philadelphia.
"We are excited to celebrate Spirit's tremendous growth at the Orlando International Airport," said Bob Fornaro, President and CEO of Spirit Airlines. "We recognize the need for more ultra-low fare options to Orlando and thank the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority for supporting our expansion. Our partnership will allow even more families to travel to Orlando with extra cash left in their pockets for theme parks, hotels and souvenirs."
Spirit now operates to 19 destinations from Orlando, including Akron-Canton, Atlanta, Atlantic City, Baltimore/Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Kansas City, Latrobe/Pittsburgh, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Newark/New York, Niagara Falls/Toronto, Philadelphia, Plattsburgh/Montreal, and San Juan.
"As Orlando International Airport continues to grow we are pleased to see our partners like Spirit also growing with us," says Frank Kruppenbacher, Chairman of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. "Today's launch of new service to Niagara Falls and Plattsburgh is further evidence of their commitment to this market and this airport."
Spirit's new flights are available for sale now. 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 58 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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Contact: Stephen Schuler 954-364-0231 Stephen.Schuler@spirit.com En Español: Brittany Portalatin 954-364-0243 Brittany.Portalatin@spirit.com