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Spirit Airlines is coming to Nashville

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Spirit Airlines is coming to Nashville, Tennessee. Beginning October 10, 2019.

Spirit will begin nonstop daily service from Nashville International Airport (BNA) to Baltimore/Washington, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, New Orleans, Las Vegas and Orlando.

The airline will also add nonstop service to Tampa on November 5. The six routes will operate year-round and create dozens of connections to some of Spirit’s most popular destinations, throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America.

Nashville, TN (BNA) to/from:  Starts: Frequency:
Baltimore, MD/Washington, DC (BWI) October 10, 2019 Daily, year-round
Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) October 10, 2019 Daily, year-round
New Orleans, LA (MSY) October 10, 2019 Daily, year-round
Las Vegas, NV (LAS) October 10, 2019 Daily, year-round
Orlando, FL (MCO) October 10, 2019 Daily, year-round
Tampa, FL (TPA) November 5, 2019 Daily, year-round

The announcement will add to Spirit’s growing network, as the carrier recently announced it would be launching service in Burbank, Sacramento, and Charlotte on June 20.

Top Copyright Photo: Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-232 WL N618NK (msn 5458) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 945345.

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Spirit Airlines to add two routes this winter from Latrobe

Spirit Airlines (Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood) has announced it is starting new seasonal service between Arnold Palmer Regional Airport serving Latrobe (near Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania (LBE) and two additional Florida cities – Tampa (TPA) and Fort Myers (RSW) starting on December 18, 2014.

These nonstop seasonal flights are in addition to Spirit’s regular, year-round service to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood and Orlando.

Copyright Photo: Tony Storck/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-232 N618NK (msn 5458) taxies to runway 09L at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).

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Spirit Airlines announces new seasonal service from Boston to West Palm Beach

Spirit Airlines (Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood) has announced new seasonal service between Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS) and Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), serving West Palm Beach, Florida starting on November 21, 2014.

Spirit offers nonstop service from Boston to seven cities, including Atlantic City, Chicago/O’Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Fort Myers, Myrtle Beach, and beginning in November, West Palm Beach.

Copyright Photo: Tony Storck/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-232 N618NK (msn 5458) in the special DFW advertising scheme lands at Baltimore/Washington (BWI)>

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Spirit Airlines announces new routes from Houston and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood

Spirit Airlines (Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood) continues to quickly grow its network. It is the growth airline in the United States. The ultra low-fare airline has announced that it is starting new service between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and two new cities – Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood (FLL) and Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) starting on August 1, 2014.

Schedules:

Spirit MSY Service 8.1.14

Additionally Spirit announced that it is starting new service between Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport and three other new cities, including Atlanta (ATL) starting on August 1, 2014, and to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood (FLL) and San Diego (SAN) starting on September 3, 2014. These new routes join new service from Houston to Kansas City (MCI) that begins on August 7, 2014.

Schedules:

Spirit IAH 8.1.14 New Schedules

Copyright Photo: Tony Storck/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-232 N618NK (msn 5458) in the special “Greetings from Fort Worth” DFW Airport promotional livery lands on runway 09L at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).

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Spirit Airlines announces new seasonal summer routes

Spirit Airlines (Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood) has announced several new routes starting just in time for the peak summer travel season. Joining the list is new nonstop seasonal service between Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW). This new service will consist of one daily seasonal nonstop flight operating between May 22, 2014 and November 1, 2014.

Spirit recently announced seasonal service operating May 22, 2014 through November 1, 2014 from Chicago/O’Hare (ORD) to Baltimore/Washington, DC (BWI) and Portland, OR (PDX); operating May 1, 2014 through November 1, 2014 from Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) to Baltimore/Washington, DC (BWI) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH); and daily year-round nonstop service between Chicago/O’Hare and Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area beginning May 1, 2014. 

Schedules:

Spirit’s Chicago/O’Hare (ORD) – Baltimore/Washington (BWI) service May 22, 2014 – November 1, 2014:
 
Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
Chicago/O’Hare – Baltimore/Washington 8:00 AM 10:50 AM 368 0 Daily
Baltimore – Chicago/O’Hare 8:55 PM 9:56 PM 369 0 Daily
Spirit’s Chicago/O’Hare (ORD) – Portland, OR (PDX) service May 22, 2014 – November 1, 2014:
Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
Chicago/O’Hare – Portland 8:45 PM 11:25 PM 655 0 Daily
Portland – Chicago/O’Hare 12:10 AM 6:00 AM 654* 0 Daily
* = Effective May 23, 2014
Spirit’s Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) – Houston (IAH) service May 1, 2014 – November 1, 2014:
 
Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
Minneapolis-St. Paul – Houston 6:56 PM 9:49 PM 281** 0 Daily
Minneapolis-St. Paul – Houston 8:16 PM 11:08 PM 281*** 0 Daily
Houston – Minneapolis-St. Paul 6:00 AM 8:44 AM 346** 0 Daily
Houston – Minneapolis-St. Paul 7:00 AM 9:44 AM 346*** 0 Daily
Spirit’s Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) – Baltimore/Washington (BWI) service May 1, 2014 – November 1, 2014:
 
Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
Minneapolis-St. Paul – Baltimore/Washington 9:27 AM 12:57 PM 106** 0 Daily
Minneapolis-St. Paul – Baltimore/Washington 4:45 PM 8:15 PM 106*** 0 Daily
Baltimore – Minneapolis-St. Paul 12:05 PM 1:47 PM 105*** 0 Daily
Baltimore – Minneapolis-St. Paul 1:36 PM 3:19 PM 105** 0 Daily
** = Effective May 1, 2014 – May 21, 2014 only
*** = Effective May 22, 2014
Spirit’s Oakland (OAK) – Chicago/O’Hare (ORD) service beginning May 1, 2014:
 
Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
Oakland – Chicago/O’Hare 9:10 AM 3:18 PM 872 0 Daily
Chicago/O’Hare – Oakland 3:20 PM 5:55 PM 209 0 Daily

Copyright Photo: Tony Storck/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-232 N618NK (msn 5458) taxies to runway 9L at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). The new logo jet is part of Spirit’s new advertising program to enhance revenues. N618NK is a partnership ad that promotes Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The pictured left side has “Greetings from Dallas” showing scenes from Dallas. The other side has “Greetings from Fort Worth”.

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Spirit Airlines turns to aircraft advertising for additional revenue

Spirit Airlines (Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood) known for its ultra low fare model (based on Ryanair) which charges for everything else besides a basic seat on airplane, is taking a page out of the old Western Pacific Airlines (Colorado Springs) book to raise additional revenue through aircraft exterior advertising.

Airbus A320-232 N618NK (msn 5458) is now adverting the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (one of its growth airports) with this unique “Greetings from Fort Worth” “aircraft postcard”.

Copyright Photo: Rurik Enriquez/AirlinersGallery.com. N618NK makes a stop at Cancun with the new look.

Video:

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