Spirit Airlines, Inc.
Oct 4, 2012

Spirit Airlines Starts Service Between Denver and Phoenix/Mesa

Miramar, Florida (October 4, 2012) - Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today started daily nonstop service between Denver International Airport and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.

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.

"We're thrilled to continue saving consumers money and satisfying their need for affordable low fares as we offer the best value in travel," says Spirit's Chief Marketing Officer Barry Biffle. "Spirit's ultra low fares and optional add-ons provide customers a total price that's tough to beat," says Spirit's Chief Marketing Officer Barry Biffle.

"Spirit Airlines rejoined the Denver International Airport family last May and has become an important partner in five short months," Aviation Manager Kim Day said. "We are delighted to see this new flight and new non-stop destination added to our robust domestic network. Each new flight brings greater choice to our traveling public and we are grateful to Spirit for this further commitment to Denver."

"We're grateful for Spirit's commitment to Arizona and the Southeast Valley," Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Executive Director, Lynn Kusy said. "Denver is one of the top requested destinations from Gateway Airport. The demand, combined with Gateway Airport's 'plane easy' travel experience and Spirit's ultra-low-cost fares, will result in a very successful route."

Spirit's fall/winter schedule from Denver includes daily nonstop service to Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth (twice daily), Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas (twice daily), and Phoenix-Mesa, as well as one-stop service to Los Angeles and New York LaGuardia.

Spirit's fall/winter schedule from Phoenix-Mesa includes daily nonstop service to Denver and Dallas/Fort Worth, and seasonal service to Chicago O'Hare, as well as one-stop service to Fort Lauderdale.

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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Manuel Jaquez
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