MIRAMAR, Fla., May 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spirit Airlines celebrated its growing Fit Fleet with a huge surprise for customers travelling on three different flights today. Spirit's new Airbus A321 took flight this morning as the airline's 100th aircraft, joining the youngest, most fuel-efficient fleet in the U.S. In honor of the big addition, Spirit gave away $100 future flight credits, new plane air fresheners and inflight concerts to more than 600 lucky customers heading from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando, Orlando to Atlantic City, and Atlantic City to Fort Lauderdale. Check out this video of the big inflight surprise reveal here: https://vimeo.com/218701063
Dubbed NK 675, Spirit's snazzy yellow 100th plane is 44.5 meters long with a max take-off weight of 89 tons. As part of the celebration around its first flight, Spirit also hooked up customers with some awesome inflight music to complement the new plane smell. The music continued as customers boarded and deplaned at all three different airports, showcasing an artist from Spirit's new "Give & Go" program. Give & Go supports up and coming musical artists with flights to gigs and distribution of their music to our customers in exchange for pop up concerts and fun inflight experiences. We will be expanding to include other creative types like photographers and filmmakers, giving them a chance to trade their talent for travel—giving everyone "More Go". Interested artists can head to www.spiritgiveandgo.com to enter and find out more.
Spirit will also be celebrating its 100th plane with sales and deals all week long. To check out the celebratory ultra-low fares and discounts, head to www.spirit.com and start planning your next vacation now.
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 30% 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 450 daily flights to 60 destinations in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. Come save with us at www.spirit.com.
*U.S. Department of Transportation statistics
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. Raw video and additional b-roll of today's events available for download via request at email@example.com.
Contact: Stephen Schuler 954-364-0231 Stephen.Schuler@spirit.com En Español: Brittany Portalatin 954-364-0243 Brittany.Portalatin@spirit.com