Spirit Airlines Adds Second Daily Flight in Las Vegas

27th Jun 2002

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (June 26, 2002) - “We haven’t even started our much anticipated service into Las Vegas and already the market is demanding we add a second daily flight!’” said Tom Anderson, chief marketing officer of Spirit Airlines. “And our new flight to Detroit with continuing service to Fort Lauderdale as well as connecting service to New York’s LaGuardia and Atlantic City, NJ will begin just in time for the 2002 holiday season.”

Spirit, the largest privately-held airline in the U.S., had already announced its first entry into the Las Vegas market, would begin on June 27, 2002. Starting tomorrow, Spirit will offer daily non-stop service from McCarran International Airport to Detroit with connecting service to Fort Myers, Fla

On November 14, 2002, just before the Thanksgiving travel season, the second daily flight will take travelers from Las Vegas to Detroit continuing on to Fort Lauderdale as well as offering connections from Detroit to Atlantic City, NJ and New York’s LaGuardia Airport. Fares from Las Vegas to Ft. Lauderdale, Atlantic City, and New York begin at $99* each way. These fares are each way based on round trip purchase and must be purchased by July 17 for travel between November 14, 2002 and January 31, 2003.

For more information and to make reservations go to the airline’s website spiritair.com, by calling 1-800-772-7117 or en Español at 1-800-756-7117 and through local travel agents. Spirit now serves 15 destinations including the two recent new market launches of Denver and Las Vegas serving the western part of the U.S.

*Fares do not include a $3.00 Federal Excise tax that will be imposed on each flight segment. A flight segment is defined as a take-off and a landing. Passenger facility fees up to $18, depending on itinerary, are not included. Fares do not include the September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per segment. Seats are limited and restrictions apply.


Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Spirit Airlines is the largest privately-held airline in the U.S. and serves 15 destinations with 100 daily flight departures. With a fleet of modern aircraft for scheduled and charter service, Spirit serves Atlantic City, N.J. Chicago/O’Hare, Denver, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Myrtle Beach, S.C., New York/LaGuardia, Oakland, Calif., San Juan, Puerto Rico and the Florida cities of Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Orlando, Tampa and West Palm Beach. Reservations can be made online at www.spiritair.com, by calling 1-800-772-7117 or en Español at 1-800-756-7117 and through local travel agents.



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