July 30, 2013

Spirit Airlines Announces Service From Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago and Denver

MIRAMAR, Fla., July 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq:SAVE) today announced that it is starting service from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) to three cities:

  • Daily nonstop service between Phoenix (PHX) and Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) starts October 24, 2013.
  • Daily nonstop seasonal service between Phoenix (PHX) and Chicago O'Hare (ORD) starts November 7, 2013.
  • Daily nonstop seasonal service between Phoenix (PHX) and Denver (DEN) starts November 7, 2013.

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

"Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport fits Spirit's growth strategy by continuing to take customers to the big cities they want to go to at an affordable price," said Spirit's Senior Director of Network Planning Mark Kopczak. "We look forward to serving even more travelers to and from the Phoenix area with Spirit's ultra low fares and optional add-ons for a total price that's tough to beat."

"Phoenix is open for business," Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton said. "Our economy continues to grow with more visitors and clients traveling to our city and investing in our region. America's Friendliest Airport serves as a hub of economic growth for Phoenix and we welcome expanded flight options at Sky Harbor."

Spirit is relocating its operations from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa (AZA) to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. Spirit is reaching out to customers currently holding reservations for flights to and from Gateway Airport. Spirit will discontinue its operations at AZA on October 23, 2013.

Spirit's Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) — Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) schedule effective October 24, 2013:
  Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
Phoenix Sky Harbor — Dallas/Fort Worth 1:00 AM 5:10 AM 772* 0 Daily
Dallas/Fort Worth — Phoenix Sky Harbor 11:15 PM 11:35 PM 771 0 Daily
*Departure and arrival times in Phoenix will be one hour later effective November 3, 2013.
      
Spirit's Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) — Chicago (ORD) seasonal schedule effective November 7, 2013 — April 30, 2014:
  Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
Phoenix Sky Harbor — Chicago O'Hare 1:50 AM 6:00 AM 168 0 Daily
Chicago O'Hare — Phoenix Sky Harbor 8:50 PM 11:45 PM 167 0 Daily
      
Spirit's Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) — Denver (DEN) seasonal schedule effective November 7, 2013 — April 30, 2014:
  Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
Phoenix Sky Harbor — Denver 1:15 PM 3:03 PM 816 0 Daily
Denver — Phoenix Sky Harbor 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 815 0 Daily

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, 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 operates approximately 250 daily flights to over 50 destinations in the U.S., Latin America and Caribbean. Visit Spirit at www.spirit.com.

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: Media Contacts:

         Misty Pinson

         Director, Corporate Communications

         mediarelations@spirit.com

         954-628-4827

         

         Manuel Jaquez

         Senior Manager Commercial - Latin America

         mediarelations@spirit.com

         954-628-4898


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