FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (February , 2003) - Spirit Airlines’ flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants, voted to ratify a 4? year contract agreement. With approximately 72 percent of the flight attendants voting, 87 percent voted in favor of the contract.
“I am very pleased our flight attendants have found the agreement acceptable,” said Jacob Schorr, president and CEO of Spirit Airlines. “We have been negotiating with our flight attendant union for more than two years and I believe we have a fair and equitable agreement that is in the best interests of everyone involved - flight attendants, passengers and management.”
“Spirit Airlines continues to strive for superior customer service. I believe that this agreement will allow our flight attendants to take their customer service to an even higher level which will benefit our passengers and will help cement our future. We appreciate the support of the AFA membership and look forward to celebrating the success of Spirit Airlines for years to come,” continued Schorr.
About Spirit Airlines: Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Spirit Airlines is the largest privately-held airline in the U.S. With a fleet of modern aircraft for scheduled and charter service, Spirit brings low fares and friendly service to Atlantic City, N.J., Chicago/O’Hare, Denver, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Myrtle Beach, S.C., New York/LaGuardia, San Juan, Puerto Rico and the Florida cities of Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Orlando, Tampa and seasonal service to West Palm Beach. Spirit’s website is www.spiritair.com.
Spirit Airlines recently announced Spirit Plus, an upgraded coach class of service, including wide leather seats in two by two seating, dedicated check-in, complimentary cocktails and snacks, priority boarding and more, all without sacrificing low fares. The upgrade fee, available day of departure at any Spirit Airlines ticket counter, is only $40 per segment. Spirit Plus seats are also available in advance on a non-refundable or refundable basis.