Spirit Airlines announces a major expansion at Orlando including eight international routes

Spirit Airlines Airbus A321-231 WL N660NK  (msn 6804) FLL (Jay Selman). Image: 403764.

Spirit Airlines has announced it will grow in Orlando.  In an unprecedented expansion, starting on October 4, 2018, Spirit will begin offering international service from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to 11 new destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as 3 more domestic routes rolling out through the fall.  The announcement marks one of the largest expansions in the airline’s history and includes service to the U.S. territories of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

With this announcement, Spirit will now provide additional service from Orlando to eight countries and two U.S. territories.  It comes just days after the airline announced new routes from Orlando to Asheville and Greensboro, North Carolina, as well as Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Spirit will now provide the Orlando region with nonstop service to and from 38 destinations, with up to 49 daily flights across the U.S., the Caribbean, and Latin America.

Orlando to/from Starts: Frequency:
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico (BQN) October 4 Daily
Guatemala City, Guatemala (GUA)* October 4 4x weekly
Panama City, Panama (PTY)* October 4 4x weekly
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (SDQ)* October 4 4x weekly until Nov. 7
Daily from Nov. 8
San Pedro Sula, Honduras (SAP)* October 5 2x weekly
San José, Costa Rica (SJO)* October 5 4x weekly until Nov. 7
Daily from Nov. 8
San Salvador, El Salvador (SAL)* October 6 2x weekly
Bogota, Colombia (BOG)*ǂ November 8 Daily
St. Thomas, USVI (STT) November 8 3x weekly
Medellin, Colombia (MDE)* November 9 2x weekly
Cartagena, Colombia (CTG)* November 10 2x weekly
Asheville, North Carolina (AVL) September 7 3x weekly until Nov. 7
4x weekly from Nov. 8
Greensboro, North Carolina (GSO) September 7 3x weekly until Nov. 7
4x weekly from Nov. 8
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (MYR) November 10 2x weekly

With Spirit’s expanding network, the airline continues to improve its on-time performance and Guest satisfaction, while building upon its larger commitment to invest in the Guest experience.  The airline recently announced that state-of-the-art high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity will be installed on its entire fleet by summer of 2019.

Copyright Photo: Spirit Airlines Airbus A321-231 WL N660NK (msn 6804) FLL (Jay Selman). Image: 403764.

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