Richmond Bound! Spirit Airlines Arrives in Virginia’s Capital City

11/14/17

MIRAMAR, Fla., Nov. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Just as the temperatures start to dip and winter chill sets in, Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) is bringing its ultra-low fares to Virginia’s capital city! Beginning March 15, 2018, Spirit will begin daily, nonstop service from the Richmond International Airport (RIC) to Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). Richmond will become the 62nd destination to join Spirit’s growing network, connecting the Old Dominion to the Sunshine State just in time for spring.

“As a Richmond native, I’m thrilled to bring our ultra-low fares to my hometown,” said Bobby Schroeter, Spirit Airlines' Vice President of Consumer Marketing. “Watching both this community and this airline grow and change over the last decade, I know the time is right to bring Spirit to Virginia. Our commitment to low fares will bring more travel opportunities to the area, whether it be a family theme park vacation or last-minute beach getaway.”

"Richmond International Airport welcomes the arrival of Spirit Airlines,” said Aubrey M. Stanley, chairman of the Capital Region Airport Commission. “Spirit is one of America’s fastest-growing airlines and with its announcement of new Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale service from RIC, Richmond Region travelers have more choices, easier access, and more savings than ever before to two of our most popular destinations.”

Guests can check out the crazy-low fares and vacation packages available to all of Spirit’s destinations at the redesigned spirit.com, where they can also sign up to receive alerts on Spirit's email deals and offers.

About Spirit Airlines:

Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) is committed to offering the lowest total price to the places we fly, on average much lower than other airlines, on average more than 30% less*. Our customers start with an unbundled Bare Fare™ and get Frill Control™ which allows them to pay only for the options they choose – like bags, seat assignments and refreshments – the things other airlines bake right into their ticket prices. We help people save money and travel more often, create new jobs and stimulate business growth in the communities we serve. Our Fit Fleet is one of the youngest, most fuel-efficient in the U.S. We operate more than 450 daily flights to 60 destinations in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. Come save with us at spirit.com.

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