Spirit Airlines Announces New Service Between Detroit and Denver

Nonstop Service Starts February 14, 2013

Miramar, Florida, 2012-12-06 — /travelprnews.com/ — Detroit and Denver, get ready for even more ultra low fare options – and just in time for Valentine’s and President’s Day Weekend. Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today announced it is adding nonstop service between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Denver International Airport (DEN) starting February 14, 2012.

Initial service will operate daily except Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and increase to daily service on March 1, 2013.

Customers can check out the insanely low fares offered every day at www.spirit.com and also sign up to receive email alerts on Spirit’s deals and offers.

“We’re thrilled to save consumers money while satisfying their desire to travel. With our affordable low fares, we offer the best value in travel,” says Spirit’s Chief Marketing Officer Barry Biffle. “Spirit’s ultra low fares and optional add-ons provide customers a total price that’s tough to beat.”

“With the announcement of Spirit Airlines service and their low fares, Detroit-Denver will become one of the most competitive markets in the country and a great opportunity for customers to fly the route,” said Tom Naughton, CEO Wayne County Airport Authority which operates Detroit Metropolitan Airport. “As always, we appreciate Spirit’s attention to our Detroit visitors and residents.”

“We are pleased to see Spirit add service to Detroit,” said Kim Day, manager of aviation at Denver International Airport. “These new flights will stimulate the local market and provide an additional option for our passengers.”

Spirit started service at Denver International Airport in May 2012 and currently offers nonstop daily service to Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas and Phoenix/Mesa, as well as convenient connections throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America.

Spirit currently offers nonstop daily service from Detroit to Cancun, Dallas/Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Las Vegas, New York LaGuardia, Orlando and Tampa, as well as convenient connections throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America.

About Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) empowers customers to save money on air travel by offering ultra low base fares with a range of optional services for a fee, allowing customers the freedom to choose only the extras they value. This innovative approach grows the traveling market and stimulates new economic activity while creating new jobs. Spirit’s modern fleet, configuration and other innovations enable Spirit to burn less fuel per seat than competitors, making Spirit one of the most environmentally-friendly U.S. carriers. Spirit’s all-Airbus fleet currently operates more than 200 daily flights to over 50 destinations within the U.S., Latin America and Caribbean. Visit Spirit at www.spirit.com.

MEDIA NOTE: Spirit aircraft photos and video b-roll are available in the press room section of spirit.com at http://www.spirit.com/Pressrelease.aspx.

Media Contacts:
Misty Pinson
Director, Corporate Communications
954-628-4827/cell 954-918-9432

Manuel Jaquez
Senior Manager Commercial – Latin America