Spirit Airlines announces daily, nonstop service to Phoenix from November 2022

Spirit Airlines announces daily, nonstop service to Phoenix from November 2022

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2022-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Kansas City travelers will be soaking up the “Valley of the Sun” this November with Spirit Airlines’ (NYSE: SAVE) new, nonstop service to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). The new route offers the only ultra-low-fare option connecting Kansas City

International Airport (MCI) to PHX and makes it easier for Kansas City Guests to discover Phoenix’s iconic desert gardens, gateways to national parks, award-winning dining and resorts, and much more.

“We listened to our Kansas City Guests and are excited to deliver more convenient options to vacation destinations in the Southwest,” said John Kirby, Spirit Airlines Vice President of Network Planning. “We can’t wait to offer MCI travelers low fares to Phoenix ahead of the holiday travel season.”

Spirit’s growth at MCI includes an increase in frequency to Las Vegas (LAS), with twice-daily service starting in September. The addition of Phoenix grows the carrier’s MCI options to four, sunny leisure destinations just in time for a winter getaway.

Spirit Airlines Routes at MCI:
Destination: Flights Available: Launch Date:
Phoenix (PHX) NEW Daily SEASONAL November 7, 2022
Las Vegas (LAS) Twice Daily Increasing Service September 7
Los Angeles (LAX) Daily Existing Service
Orlando (MCO) Daily Existing Service

“We’re pleased that Spirit Airlines is further investing in Kansas City and expanding service here,” said Pat Klein, Director of the Kansas City Aviation Department. “Phoenix has long been a popular destination and this route will offer travelers additional options to the city.”

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Spirit’s Elevated Guest Experience

Spirit continues its commitment to invest in the Guest, which entails a number of initiatives aimed at delivering the best value in the sky:

  • Spirit’s Fit Fleet® is one of the most fuel-efficient fleets in the industry, with 24 brand new planes planned for delivery this year, and 33 more planes projected for delivery in 2023.
  • The Free Spirit® loyalty program, which is the fastest way to earn rewards and status*
  • An all-new cabin interior with ergonomically-designed seats and more usable legroom, featuring the best deal in the sky with our unique Big Front Seat®.
  • Fast onboard Wi-Fi that allows Guests to watch content from streaming services.


Spirit was recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2022 following its active efforts to create and celebrate a diverse workplace environment. The carrier also won “Best Airport Innovation” in the 2021 APEX/IFSA Awards for its groundbreaking self-bag drop system with biometric photo matching, which speeds up the check-in process and reduces face-to-face contact. Spirit also recently received the FAA’s “Aviation Maintenance Technician Diamond Award of Excellence” for the fourth consecutive year.

*  Based on points earned on published fares (excluding sale fares) and optional services using the Free Spirit Credit Card (the “Card”), and includes status qualifying points earned by spending on Spirit and everyday purchases using the Card.

About Spirit Airlines: 

Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is committed to delivering the best value in the sky. We are the leader in providing customizable travel options starting with an unbundled fare. This allows our Guests to pay only for the options they choose — like bags, seat assignments and refreshments — something we call À La Smarte®. We make it possible for our Guests to venture further and discover more than ever before. Our Fit Fleet® is one of the youngest and most fuel-efficient in the U.S. We serve destinations throughout the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean, and are dedicated to giving back and improving those communities. Come save with us at spirit.com.


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SOURCE: Spirit Airlines, Inc.