Spirit Airlines, Inc.
Spirit Airlines, Inc. (Form: 3, Received: 05/24/2011 20:58:03)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

WILSON JOHN R

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
5/24/2011 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Spirit Airlines, Inc. [SAVE]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

C/O SPIRIT AIRLINES, INC., 2800 EXECUTIVE WAY

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)

(Street)

MIRAMAR, FL 33025       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person


Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
No Securities Are Beneficially Owned   0   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
WILSON JOHN R
C/O SPIRIT AIRLINES, INC.
2800 EXECUTIVE WAY
MIRAMAR, FL 33025
X



Signatures
/s/ Thomas Canfield, as Attorney-in-Fact for John R. Wilson 5/24/2011
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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                                POWER OF ATTORNEY

        KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that the undersigned constitutes and
appoints Ben Baldanza, David Lancelot and Thomas Canfield, and each of them his
true and lawful attorneys-in-fact and agents with full power of substitution,
for him and in his name, place and stead, in any and all capacities, to:

1.      execute for an on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's
        capacity as an officer and/or director of Spirit Airlines, Inc. (the
        "Company"), Forms 3, 4, 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the
        Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules thereunder;

2.      execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, one or more Forms 144
        under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, as and when authorized by
        the undersigned telephonically or by electronic transmission (including
        e-mail);

3.      do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned
        which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such
        Form 3, 4, 5 or 144 and timely file such form with the United States
        Securities and Exchange Commission and any stock exchange or similar
        authority; and

4.      take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the
        foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of
        benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the
        undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such
        attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of
        Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and
        conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such
        attorney-in-fact's discretion.

        The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power
and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever
requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights
and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the
undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of
substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such
attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall
lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the
rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the
foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the
undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the
undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities and
Exchange Act of 1934.

        This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, 5 and 144 with respect to
the undersigned's holdings of an transactions in securities issued by the
Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered
to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

        IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to
be executed on November 23, 2010.

                                        Signature:  /s/ John R. Wilson
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                                        Print Name: John R. Wilson
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