Spirit Airlines, Inc.
Spirit Airlines, Inc. (Form: 8-K, Received: 03/08/2017 16:54:02)


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) : March 8, 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 7.01
Regulation FD
The information in this report furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. It may only be incorporated by reference in another filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, if such subsequent filing specifically references the information furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 of this report.
On March 8, 2017 , Spirit Airlines, Inc. reported certain operating and traffic statistics for February 2017 , a copy of which report is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.
Description
99.1
February 2017 Traffic Results

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: March 8, 2017
SPIRIT AIRLINES, INC.
 
 
 
 
 
By:   /s/ Thomas Canfield
 
 
Name: Thomas Canfield
 
 
Title: Senior Vice President and General
 
 
Counsel









EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.
Description
 
 
99.1
February 2017 Traffic Results
 
 






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Exhibit 99.1
Spirit Airlines Reports February 2017 Traffic

MIRAMAR, Fla., ( March 8, 2017 ) - Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today reported its preliminary traffic results for February 2017 .

Traffic (revenue passenger miles) in February 2017 increased 10.6 percent versus February 2016 on a capacity (available seat miles) increase of 14.9 percent . Load factor for February 2017 was 80.7 percent , a decrease of 3.1 percentage points compared to February 2016 .
  Preliminary Traffic Results
 
February 2017

February 2016

Change

Revenue passenger miles (RPMs) (000)
1,733,004
1,566,798
10.6
 %
Available seat miles (ASMs) (000)
2,147,968
1,869,638
14.9
 %
Load factor
80.7
%
83.8
%
(3.1) pts

Passenger flight segments
1,722,592
1,543,392
11.6
 %
Average stage length (miles)
984
992
(0.8
)%
Total departures
12,311
11,043
11.5
 %
 
 
 
 
 
YTD 2017

YTD 2016

Change

Revenue passenger miles (RPMs) (000)
3,556,361
3,226,634
10.2
 %
Available seat miles (ASMs) (000)
4,479,359
3,900,592
14.8
 %
Load factor
79.4
%
82.7
%
(3.3) pts

Passenger flight segments
3,519,011
3,162,006
11.3
 %
Average stage length (miles)
987
996
(0.9
)%
Total departures
25,608
22,944
11.6
 %

Preliminary Systemwide Operational Performance
 
 
February 2017

On-Time Performance 1
 
83.2
%
Completion Factor
 
98.3
%

1 Total percentage of flights arriving within 14 minutes of scheduled arrival time.

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 420 daily flights to 59 destinations in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. Come save with us at www.spirit.com .
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