Spirit Airlines, Inc.
Spirit Airlines, Inc. (Form: 8-K, Received: 12/18/2017 10:25:58)


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) : December 18, 2017
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SPIRIT AIRLINES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

001-35186
(Commission File Number)
38-1747023
(IRS Employer Identification Number)

2800 Executive Way
Miramar, Florida 33025
(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code )

(954) 447-7920
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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Item 3.01
Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.
On December 18, 2017, Spirit Airlines, Inc. (the “Company”) provided written notice to the NASDAQ Global Select Market (“NASDAQ”) that the Company intends to voluntarily transfer the listing of its common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Common Stock ”), from NASDAQ to the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”). The notice stated that the Company expects to voluntarily delist the Common Stock from NASDAQ effective as of the close of trading on December 28, 2017 and to commence trading on the NYSE the following business day, December 29, 2017. The Common Stock will continue to trade under the ticker symbol “SAVE.” Until the transfer of the listing to the NYSE is completed, the Common Stock will continue to be traded on NASDAQ.

A copy of the press release issued by the Company in connection with the transfer of its listing is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.
Description
99.1
Press release, dated December 18, 2017

SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: December 18, 2017
SPIRIT AIRLINES, INC.
 
 
 
 
 
By:   /s/ Thomas Canfield
 
 
Name: Thomas Canfield
 
 
Title: Senior Vice President and General Counsel
 
 
 









EXHIBIT INDEX

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LOGO1A05.JPG Exhibit 99.1

Spirit Airlines Announces Transfer to the New York Stock Exchange

December 18, 2017 - Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today announced that it intends to transfer the listing of its common stock to the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) from the NASDAQ Global Select Market (“NASDAQ”). After consideration, the Board of Directors of Spirit determined that the transfer would be in the best interests of Spirit's stockholders. Spirit expects that its common stock will begin trading on the NYSE on December 28, 2017, under its current ticker symbol “SAVE”. Spirit will continue to trade on the NASDAQ until the transfer is complete. 

“We are pleased to partner with the New York Stock Exchange as the new home for our stock listing and look forward to joining the collection of preeminent companies listed on the exchange as we continue to focus on generating long-term value for our shareholders,” said Robert Fornaro, Spirit’s President and Chief Executive Officer. 

“We are delighted to welcome Spirit Airlines to the NYSE community - a company that truly understands the meaning of value," said Tom Farley, NYSE President. “We are committed to a long-term partnership with Spirit Airlines and its stockholders, and we look forward to being a high-value partner to the company’s future growth as it brings ultra-low fare options to travelers, creates new jobs and stimulates business growth in the communities in which it serves.”

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. 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. With our Fit Fleet™, the youngest fleet of any major U.S. airline, 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 .

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