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Keeping Up the Record-Setting Pace! Spirit Airlines Celebrates Historic 90.4 Percent On-Time Performance


MIRAMAR, Fla., Dec. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The good news keeps on rolling at Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE). South Florida’s Hometown Airline is celebrating a second month of record-breaking performance with 90.4% of all network flights arriving on-time in the month of November. The airline has improved by 4% in system-wide on-time performance year over year.

“We remain committed to becoming a more reliable and friendlier airline,” said Bob Fornaro, President and CEO of Spirit Airlines. “I’m so proud of our Spirit Strong team for delivering consistent improvements and bringing our Spirit Signature Service to every guest, both in the sky and at the airport.”

In November, Spirit also announced two new cities and an additional eleven new routes connecting some of the country’s most exciting destinations. Spirit will bring its ultra-low fares to Columbus, Ohio and Richmond, Virginia early next year. The two new additions will bring Spirit’s growing network to 62 airports in the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America.

Spirit will also receive three new Airbus aircraft next week, adding two A320s and one A321 to its Fit Fleet, the youngest and most fuel-efficient in the U.S. The additional aircraft will allow Spirit to add new service to places where low fares are needed most, giving more friends the chance to reunite and more families the chance to plan their dream vacations.

Spirit’s operational improvement accompanies the airline’s latest initiatives to improve the guest experience, including a mobile check-in app; refreshed, mobile-responsive; improved airport kiosks; and Facebook and Instagram accounts. Thanks to these important improvements, Spirit’s guest satisfaction scores have reached an all-time record high.

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 more than 30% less*. Our Guests start with an unbundled 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

*U.S. Department of Transportation statistics

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