Miramar, Florida (July 17, 2012) - Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) is doubling the number of cities it serves from Fort Myers Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) this winter as it today announced it is adding nonstop ultra low fare service to three new cities, including Boston, Dallas/Fort Worth and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
"We are committed to saving our customers money on travel and offering them the lowest fares," says Spirit's Senior Director of Network Planning Mark Kopczak. "We're excited to offer travelers to Fort Myers our popular ultra low fares during the winter travel season."
"We are extremely pleased that Spirit Airlines will begin nonstop service to Boston, Dallas and Minneapolis from Southwest Florida International Airport starting in early November through the winter season," said Robert M. Ball, A.A.E., executive director of the Lee County Port Authority. "Spirit Airlines has been operating at RSW since 1993, and these new flights will double the number of cities they currently serve from Fort Myers and offer our customers more choice when flying in and out of Southwest Florida."
Spirit currently offers its ultra low fares from Fort Myers to Atlantic City, Chicago and Detroit.
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.
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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