July 16, 2012

Spirit Airlines Announces Service to Six More New Cities from DFW: Fort Myers, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Latrobe/Pittsburgh and Files to Service Los Cabos, Mexico

Miramar, Florida (July 16, 2012) - Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) is continuing its expansion at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) as it today announced it is adding nonstop service to yet another six new cities from DFW, including Fort Myers, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Latrobe/Pittsburgh, and the airline has also filed to service Los Cabos, Mexico. This will bring the total number of nonstop destinations that Spirit serves from DFW to 26.

  • Spirit will offer nonstop seasonal service between DFW and Fort Myers Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) with three weekly flights starting November 8, 2012 through April 24, 2013.

  • Daily nonstop service between DFW and New Orleans International Airport (MSY) begins January 24, 2013, with a second daily flight starting June 13, 2013.

  • Spirit will offer four weekly nonstop flights between DFW and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) beginning April 26, 2013, with service increasing to daily on June 13, 2013.

  • Spirit will offer four weekly nonstop flights between DFW and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) beginning April 26, 2013, with service increasing to daily on June 13, 2013.

  • Spirit will offer three weekly nonstop flights between DFW and Latrobe's Arnold Palmer Regional Airport near Pittsburgh (LBE) beginning June 14, 2013.

  • In addition, Spirit has filed with the U.S. Department of Transportation to begin nonstop service between DFW and Los Cabos, Mexico, serving Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo. Schedules and fares will be announced upon receipt of necessary governmental approval.

"We are committed to saving our customers money on travel by offering them the lowest fares," says Texas native and Spirit's Chief Marketing Officer Barry Biffle. "Now travelers from throughout the Metroplex have easy access to Spirit's ultra low fares to 26 nonstop destinations from DFW."

Customers can check out the insanely low fares offered every day at www.spirit.com and also sign up to receive alerts on Spirit's email deals and offers.

Spirit introduced its ultra low fares at DFW just over a year ago in May of 2011 and has continued to grow its operations there ever since. Today Spirit offers nonstop service to 15 destinations from DFW, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Myrtle Beach, New York-LaGuardia, Orlando, Phoenix/Mesa, San Diego, Tampa, Toluca/Mexico City, and Portland, Oregon. In addition to today's announcement, earlier this month Spirit announced it is adding nonstop service to Baltimore/Washington, Houston, Oakland/San Francisco, Los Angeles, and the airline has also filed to service Cancun, Mexico. This brings the total number of nonstop destinations that Spirit serves from DFW to 26.

About Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) empowers customers to save money on air travel by offering ultra low base fares with a range of optional services for a fee, allowing customers the freedom to choose only the extras they value. This innovative approach grows the traveling market and stimulates new economic activity while creating new jobs. Spirit's modern fleet, configuration and other innovations enable Spirit to burn less fuel per seat than competitors, making Spirit one of the most environmentally-friendly U.S. carriers. Spirit's all-Airbus fleet currently operates more than 200 daily flights to over 50 destinations within the U.S., Latin America and Caribbean. Visit Spirit at www.spirit.com.

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Media Contacts:
Misty Pinson
Director, Corporate Communications
misty.pinson@spirit.com
954-628-4827/cell 954-918-9432

Manuel Jaquez
Senior Manager Commercial - Latin America
manuel.jaquez@spirit.com
954-628-4898


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