Spirit Airlines today started further expanding its network of ultra low fares throughout Central America with the introduction of service between Fort Lauderdale and San Salvador, El Salvador. Spirit now operates three non-stop flights per week between Fort Lauderdale and San Salvador, El Salvador.
Spirit is offering $19 fares* (each way based on round-trip purchase) available today and tomorrow at www.spiritair.com.
“With the arrival of Spirit to El Salvador, an airline known for cheap fares, we hope to attract more international tourists to our country. This is a major achievement as it will boost El Salvador’s tourism market to the world,” said El Salvador’s Minister of Tourism Jose Napoleon Duarte Durán.” Duarte added that “this kind of competition benefits the users and general public, and strengthens us as a potential destination in Central America.”
“The Civil Aviation Authority of El Salvador is pleased to extend a warm welcome to Spirit Airlines. As of June 14, 2011, Spirit Airlines is providing a new option for Salvadoran people with their new San Salvador – Fort Lauderdale service,” said Alirio Jose Serrano, Board President Director, Civil Aviation Authority of El Salvador. “The Civil Aviation Authority of El Salvador is making every effort to ensure the accessibility and safety of commercial air transport, and at the same time to further President Funes’ objective for our sector to benefit the Salvadoran people.”