Miramar, Florida (March 22, 2012) – Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today started daily non-stop service between Boston Logan International Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, and daily non-stop service between Phoenix-Mesa
Gateway Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport with continuing service to Fort Lauderdale.
To celebrate, Spirit is offering $28.79 fares, which is a $9.00 base fare plus taxes and fees,* from Dallas/Fort Worth to Boston and Phoenix-Mesa (each way based on roundtrip purchase) available today and tomorrow at
"We’re all about giving customers the opportunity to save money on air travel and today travelers from throughout Dallas/Fort Worth, Boston and Phoenix have the opportunity to take advantage of our ultra low fares to even more destinations,"
said Spirit’s Chief Marketing Officer Barry Biffle.
"Spirit's launch of flights from DFW to Boston Logan and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport means more good news for our passengers in the form of more choices and great fares," said Jeff Fegan, CEO of DFW International Airport. "We're glad to see
Spirit Airlines continue to expand at DFW, because that shows its strong commitment to the Dallas/Fort Worth community."
"We are extremely pleased that Spirit Airlines has started seasonal daily service from Logan International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport," said Massport Director of Aviation Edward C. Freni. "Since beginning service in
summer 2006, Spirit has continued to grow its successful niche in Boston and we welcome their continued success and competitive fares for our customers."
"I want to thank Spirit Airlines for recognizing the opportunity to bring daily service from Gateway to Dallas/Fort Worth," Gilbert Mayor and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority Board Chairman John Lewis, said. "I know the people of this
region appreciate the nonstop, low-cost flights and will support the service. The continuing route to Fort Lauderdale will also be quite popular with Valley residents."
"Just last month we celebrated Spirit’s first flight into Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport from Las Vegas," Mayor Scott Smith said. "I am happy to see Dallas/Fort Worth as the next great destination for travelers. And to those heading our way,
welcome to Mesa."
About Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) empowers customers to save money on air travel by offering ultra low base fares with a range of optional services for a fee, allowing customers the freedom to
choose only the extras they value. This innovative approach grows the traveling market and stimulates new economic activity while creating new jobs. Spirit's modern fleet, configuration and other innovations enable Spirit to burn less fuel per seat than competitors,
making Spirit one of the most environmentally-friendly U.S. carriers. Spirit’s all-Airbus fleet currently operates more than 190 daily flights to over 45 destinations throughout the U.S., Latin America and Caribbean. Visit Spirit at
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*Individual travel-date specific fares must be booked on spirit.com by 11:59PM EST on March
23, 2012 for travel on the dates as specified by individual market and by market direction. Fares are based each way on roundtrip purchase and roundtrip travel is required, but these fares may be combined with other valid and applicable Spirit Airlines fares
on other dates of travel. Lower fares generally available at the airport and are subject to availability. To become a member of Spirit Airlines $9 Fare Club,
for membership details and
Terms and Conditions.
Not all markets are operated on a daily basis during the travel period, or necessarily for the entire travel period -- please see
Air Travel within the United States
Quoted fare includes the base fare plus any applicable taxes, fees, and surcharges. The following taxes and fees apply to your domestic air travel: - The $28.79 introductory fare
is only available for nonstop flights. - September 11th Security Fee: A September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 applies per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport up to $10 per roundtrip. - Domestic Segment Tax: A segment tax of $3.80 per U.S. domestic flight
segment (a flight segment is defined as one takeoff and landing). - Passenger Facility Charges (PFC): Up to $18 per round trip per customer in local airport charges. - Passenger Usage Fee: Passenger Usage Fee of $16.99 per one way travel per traveling customer
applies to most reservations. A lower fee of $8.99 may apply to certain discount fares. No fee applies to bookings completed at Spirit Airlines' airport locations. - Unintended Consequences of DOT Regulations Fee: Unintended Consequences of DOT Regulations
Fee of $2.00 per one way travel per traveling customer applies to most reservations. No fee will apply to certain discount fares. No fee applies to bookings completed at Spirit Airlines' airport locations.
International Air Travel (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands)
Quoted fare includes the base fare plus any applicable taxes, fees, and surcharges. The following taxes and fees apply to your international air travel: - September 11th Security
Fee: A September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 applies per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport up to $10 per roundtrip. - APHIS User Fee of up to $5.00 per traveling customer upon arrival to the U.S. - Immigration User Fee of up to $7.00 per traveling customer
upon arrival to the U.S. - Customs User Fee of up to $5.50 per traveling customer upon arrival to the U.S. - Passenger Facility Charges (PFC): Up to $9.00 each way per traveling customer. - International arrival/departure tax of $16.70 for each arrival and
departure to and from the U.S. - Passenger Usage Fee: Passenger Usage Fee of $16.99 per one way travel per traveling customer applies to most international reservations excluding bookings completed at Spirit Airlines' airport locations as well as flights originating
in or departing from airports in Colombia or Panama. A lower fee of $8.99 may apply to certain discount fares. - Unintended Consequences of DOT Regulations Fee: Unintended Consequences of DOT Regulations Fee of $2.00 per one way travel per traveling customer
applies to most reservations. No fee will apply to certain discount fares. No fee applies to bookings completed at Spirit Airlines' airport locations. - Non-U.S. government taxes and fees of up to 19% of total fare.
All Air Travel
- Most fares include
Fuel Pass Through;
however, certain fares exclude Fuel Pass Through, including itineraries originating in Colombia where there is a mandated fuel surcharge that differs from the Fuel Pass Through. - All fares are subject to change until purchased. - All reservations are non-refundable
and non-transferable except that refunds are allowed for reservations made 7 days or more prior to departure and provided that a refund request is made within 24 hours of initial reservation. Changes or cancellations made to itineraries will be subject to
change fees, any fare differential, any differences in government taxes and fees and, with the exception of fees for carry-on bags and first and second checked-in bags, any difference in carrier's ancillary charges. - For a complete list of rules and regulations
please refer to Spirit Airlines' Contract of Carriage.
Rates include flight and hotel taxes and fees. Car rental rates do not include taxes, airport fees, insurance, options, underage driver charges (if applicable) or fuel costs, all
of which must be paid directly to the rental car company and are subject to change by each individual State and/or location.
and advance seat assignment fees
Director, Corporate Communications
Senior Manager Commercial - Latin America