Spirit Airlines names Ted Christie as new Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Bob Fornaro

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) announced today that Ted Christie, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will assume the position of President and will join the company’s Board of Directors effective on January 1, 2018. In his management role, Christie will have overall responsibility for the finance, revenue, operations, IT and… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines launches nonstop service from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Myrtle Beach from April 12, 2018

Spirit Airlines to begin nonstop service from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Myrtle Beach on April 12, 2018 MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Is the winter chill already getting you down? Start planning your next family beach vacation or golf trip with friends thanks to Spirit Airlines’ (NASDAQ:SAVE) new seasonal service to the Carolina coast. Beginning… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines celebrates second month of record-breaking performance with 90.4% of all network flights arriving on-time in the month of November

New data shows November marks second straight month of company’s best all-time operational reliability MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

Spirit announces daily, nonstop service from the Richmond, VA to Orlando and Fort Lauderdale from March 15, 2018

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Just as the temperatures start to dip and winter chill sets in, Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) is bringing its ultra-low fares to Virginia’s capital city! Beginning March 15, 2018, Spirit will begin daily, nonstop service from the Richmond International Airport (RIC) to Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Fort… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines starts nonstop service from Connecticut, western Massachusetts and western Pennsylvania to Florida’s Gulf Coast

Seasonal routes start November 9, 2017, include new service from Chicago to West Palm Beach MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — With Old Man Winter right around the corner, Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) is bringing the heat and its ultra-low fares to Connecticut, western Massachusetts and western Pennsylvania with new seasonal service to Florida’s Gulf Coast…. Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines launches new service to Baltimore and Detroit from Oakland International Airport

Service increase moves carrier to the #2 airline position at OAK OAKLAND, CA, 2017-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 25, 2017), Spirit Airlines adds two cities to its roster of destinations from Oakland International Airport (OAK). The Fort Lauderdale-based airline commences nonstop service to Baltimore (BWI) and Detroit (DTW), with daily departures scheduled… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized Spirit Airlines Capt. Daniel “Eric” Tellmann for his Commitment to Pilot Assistance

ALPA recognized Spirit Airlines Capt. Daniel “Eric” Tellmann for his Commitment to Pilot Assistance   WASHINGTON, D.C., 2017-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 25, 2017), at the Air Line Pilots Association, International’s (ALPA) biennial Pilot Assistance Forum, Spirit Airlines Capt. Daniel “Eric” Tellmann was recognized with a Presidential Citation Award for his efforts… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines celebrated its growing Fit Fleet with a huge surprise for customers

More than 600 customers receive $100 future flight credits and airport concerts in Orlando, Atlantic City and Fort Lauderdale MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines celebrated its growing Fit Fleet with a huge surprise for customers travelling on three different flights today (May 23, 2017). Spirit’s new Airbus A321 took flight… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines launches daily nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Cancun International Airport

Spirit Airlines launches daily nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Cancun International Airport   CHICAGO, 2017-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines has announced it will start daily nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Cancun International Airport (CUN) on November 9, 2017. “The addition of international flight options is always great… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines takes part in the U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s TSAPrecheck® program

Eligible Spirit customers to receive expedited screening at security checkpoints of participating U.S. airports MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Do you love skipping the line? Spirit Airlines is excited to announce its participation in the U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s TSAPrecheck® program. Effective today, eligible Spirit customers can now speed up the security screening process… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines starts nonstop service from Hartford to Myrtle Beach, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale from April 27, 2017

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — What happens when you combine a revolutionary state with a revolutionary airline? You get the ultimate combo: Hartford’s Bradley International Airport (BDL) and Spirit Airlines, together at last! Beginning April 27, 2017, Spirit Airlines will begin nonstop service between BDL and the Orlando International Airport (MCO) and… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines appoints Edward M. (Ted) Christie as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Takes on Commercial-Focused Functions In Addition to CFO Responsibilities MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) announced today that Edward M. (Ted) Christie has been appointed to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  The move is effective immediately. In this expanded role, Christie will continue running the finance… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces 10 new routes for summer

DAILY NONSTOP FLIGHTS TO/FROM HOUSTON, NEW ORLEANS, BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON AND DETROIT MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Are you dreaming of summer? The barbecues, baseball games and weekend getaways might feel like a distant memory, but it’s never too early to start planning your next summer adventure. Spirit Airlines is here to help, announcing… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces seasonal service from Boston Logan International Airport to Tampa International Airport

DAILY NONSTOP SERVICE FROM BOSTON LOGAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BEGINS FEBRUARY 16, 2017 MIRAMAR, Fla., 2016-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The sun’s setting earlier, the temperatures are dropping drastically and you haven’t felt your toes since Thanksgiving. Don’t worry, Boston! Your tropical getaway just got a lot more affordable with Spirit Airlines’ new daily nonstop… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines to begin new daily nonstop service between Newark and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Orlando International Airport from October 30

DAILY NONSTOP FLIGHTS BETWEEN NEWARK AND FORT LAUDERDALE AND ORLANDO BEGIN OCTOBER 30, 2016; MYRTLE BEACH FLIGHTS START MARCH 9, 2017 MIRAMAR, Fla., 2016-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, all breathtaking sights dotting America’s most famous skyline. And now the view is set to… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) to become the 57th city to join its expanding network

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2016-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Endless political ads, raking leaves, the end of summer…all depressing reminders that fall will be here in no time. Don’t worry Northeast Ohio! Spirit Airlines has you covered with new routes and ultra-low fares to escape the cold. Spirit is proud to announce Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) will become… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces tentative agreement with its ramp service team members at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

MIRAMAR, 2016-Jun-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines is pleased to announce that its ramp service team members located at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) ratified a tentative agreement, completing negotiation of their first collective bargaining agreement. The team members had ratified an interim agreement in June of 2015, covering wages, job security, union… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces the appointment of Myrna M. Soto as its newest board member

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2016-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Myrna M. Soto as its newest board member, effective March 29, 2016. “We are looking forward to Myrna becoming a member of our board,” said Spirit’s Chairman of the Board, Mac Gardner. “Myrna’s expertise in… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines adds Seattle-Tacoma to its growing route network

Twice-daily service to/from Los Angeles starts today, Las Vegas service begins April 14 MIRAMAR, Fla., 2016-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Space Needle, Puget Sound, the Pike Place Market, and now…Spirit Airlines! As the first new domestic carrier to join Seattle-Tacoma in eight years, Spirit Airlines is giving the people of the Emerald City more… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines launches daily nonstop service between Baltimore-Washington and Orlando

One Lucky Winner Receives Instant Getaway on Inaugural Flight and Three Nights in Orlando MIRAMAR, Fla., 2016-1-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Is the winter chill already getting you down? Ditch that ice scraper and grab your sunscreen! Spirit Airlines begins new daily nonstop service to and from the Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) and the… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces the appointment of Robert L. Fornaro as President and Chief Executive Officer

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2016-1-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAVE) today announced Robert L. Fornaro has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Fornaro, a seasoned airline executive with more than 35 years of experience in a variety of senior leadership and advisory roles, succeeds Ben Baldanza, who joined Spirit in… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces the appointment of Lania Rittenhouse as Vice President, Inflight Experience

New Role Expands Company’s Commitment to Transforming the Inflight Customer Experience MIRAMAR, Fla., 2015-12-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines announced today the addition of Lania Rittenhouse as Vice President, Inflight Experience. Lania brings nearly two decades in the travel/hospitality industry to Spirit and will lead the company’s Inflight Organization. Starting her new role… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines: Daily nonstop service to and from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) starting January 7, 2016

Daily Nonstop Flights Between Baltimore/Washington and Orlando Begin January 7, 2016 MIRAMAR, Fla., 2015-10-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Is the fall chill already getting you down? Toss the pumpkin latte and start planning your next Florida vacation. Flying to the Sunshine State with more cash left in your pocket for theme parks, mojitos and… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines makes traveling between Atlanta and Los Angeles more affordable than ever

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2015-8-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The “Hot” in “Hotlanta” refers to the many wonderful activities to do in Atlanta. Los Angeles is world renowned for its night life, beaches, and beautiful people. Now, more people can live it up in Atlanta and Los Angeles while saving money because, starting today, Spirit Airlines… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines to inaugurate twice daily nonstop flights between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Oakland, CA, 2015-5-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines has announced that it will inaugurate service between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with twice daily nonstop flights on November 12, 2015. The new service builds on Spirit’s existing daily nonstop flights connecting Oakland with Las Vegas (LAS), Chicago O’Hare (ORD)… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces new daily service from Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Latrobe/Pittsburgh to Las Vegas starting April 16, 2015

New Nonstop Flights Can Take Western Pennsylvanians To The Strip For Less MIRAMAR, FL, 2014-11-7 — /Travel PR News/ — The bright lights of Las Vegas will be a lot easier and cheaper to get to beginning next April. Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today announced new daily service from Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Latrobe/Pittsburgh… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces its preliminary traffic results for September 2014

MIRAMAR, FL, 2014-10-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today reported its preliminary traffic results for September 2014. Traffic (revenue passenger miles) in September 2014 increased 13.5 percent versus September 2013 on a capacity (available seat miles) increase of 18.0 percent. Load factor for September 2014 was 81.5 percent, a decrease of 3.2 pts… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces its preliminary traffic results for August 2014

MIRAMAR, FL, 2014-9-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today reported its preliminary traffic results for August 2014. Traffic (revenue passenger miles) in August 2014 increased 14.4 percent versus August 2013 on a capacity (available seat miles) increase of 15.8 percent. Load factor for August 2014 was 89.6 percent, a decrease of 1.1 pts… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announced its traffic in July 2014 increased 10.7 percent versus July 2013

MIRAMAR, FL, 2014-8-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today reported its preliminary traffic results for July 2014. Traffic (revenue passenger miles) in July 2014 increased 10.7 percent versus July 2013 on a capacity (available seat miles) increase of 10.7 percent. Load factor for July 2014 was 91.4 percent, flat compared to July… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces seasonal service between Boston’s Logan International Airport and Palm Beach International Airport starting November 21, 2014

MIRAMAR, FL, 2014-6-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Sure, you’re enjoying the nice warm days of summer in Boston right now, but in a few months, the cold winds of winter will begin blowing.  When they do, many in New England will begin dreaming of being on a sunny beach. Well there’s one airline that will help… Read the full press release