Low-Cost Airline Spirit To Debut In Charlotte In June

MIRAMAR, F.L. (News Release) — More North Carolina nonstops? Sure thing! Spirit Airlines is proud to announce it will soon serve its fourth destination in the Tar Heel State, Charlotte!

Beginning June 20, 2019, Spirit (NYSE: SAVE) will begin nonstop daily service from Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) to Baltimore/Washington, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Newark. The four routes to some of Spirit’s most popular destinations will also provide dozens of connections to destinations throughout the airline’s international network, including the Caribbean and Latin America. The carrier currently serves Asheville and Greensboro and will begin serving Raleigh-Durham on May 2.

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“The North Carolina economy continues to thrive, and we are thrilled to add the state’s largest city, Charlotte, to our route network,” said John Kirby, Spirit Airlines’ Vice President of Network Planning. “We are excited to offer our Guests a chance to experience all of what The Queen City has to offer. Whether a foodie, craft brew enthusiast, or a stock car racing fan, Charlotte offers great restaurants, breweries, and is the home of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Of course, we are equally happy to introduce our new Charlotte-area Guests to our substantial and growing list of domestic and international destinations.”

“Charlotte Douglas International Airport welcomes Spirit Airlines to CLT,” said Brent Cagle,
Aviation Director, CLT. “We look forward to working with Spirit Airlines to advance our excellent customer experience program with even more travel options for our millions of customers.”

Spirit Airlines was recently named 2018 Value Airline of the Year by Air Transport World. The
airline is making good on its promise to offer the best value in the sky by maintaining one of the
most on-time operations in the United States and adding high-speed Wi-Fi to its entire fleet. In
addition to Charlotte, Spirit recently announced it would begin serving Raleigh-Durham,
Indianapolis, and Austin as well as expanding service in Jamaica and Puerto Rico.