November 7, 2013

Spirit Airlines Starts Service from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Chicago, Denver and Minneapolis-St. Paul

MIRAMAR, Fla., Nov. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq:SAVE) today starts daily nonstop seasonal service from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) to three new cities, including Chicago O'Hare (ORD), Denver (DEN) and Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP).

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 Vice President 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!"

"The addition of Spirit Airlines to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, along with the recent approval of Terminal 3 improvements, only further exemplifies Phoenix's continued commitment to improve America's Friendliest Airport™, promote economic development, and enhance our relationships with other markets and passengers," said Phoenix Vice Mayor Bill Gates.

Spirit also recently started daily nonstop service between Phoenix Sky Harbor and Dallas/Fort Worth on October 24, 2013.

Spirit's Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) — Chicago (ORD) seasonal schedule effective November 7, 2013:

           
  Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
Phoenix Sky Harbor — Chicago O'Hare 1:25 am 5:50 am 168* 0 Daily
Chicago O'Hare — Phoenix Sky Harbor 9:15 pm 12:10 am +1 167 0 Daily

*effective 11/8/13

Spirit's Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) — Denver (DEN) seasonal schedule effective November 7, 2013:

           
  Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
Phoenix Sky Harbor — Denver 12:35 pm 2:23 pm 906 0 Daily
Denver — Phoenix Sky Harbor 12:40 pm 2:30 pm 939 0 Daily

Spirit's Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) — Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) seasonal schedule effective November 7, 2013:

           
  Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
Phoenix Sky Harbor — Minneapolis/St. Paul 3:10 pm 7:15 pm 342 0 Daily
Minneapolis/St. Paul — Phoenix Sky Harbor 9:25 am 11:50 am 345 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.

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CONTACT: Media Contact:

         Misty Pinson

         Director, Corporate Communications

         mediarelations@spirit.com

         954-628-4827


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