SPIRIT AIRLINES® Announces Nonstop Service to Ponce, Puerto Rico

Fort Lauderdales First Non-Stop Service to Ponce Begins November 1, 2007, With $8 Fares

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--()--Spirit Airlines announces daily nonstop service between its Fort Lauderdale base and Ponce, Puerto Rico, beginning November 1, 2007. Service will be via Mercedita Airport, just 5 km from Ponces business district.

Ponce is Spirits third destination in Puerto Rico, as the airline currently serves San Juan and Aguadilla. It is the carriers 22nd destination in the Bahamas, Caribbean and Latin America region, and its 37th destination overall.

In addition to nonstop service from its Fort Lauderdale base, Spirit also will offer connecting service to Ponce from its domestic network. Spirit serves all routes with its fleet of Airbus aircraft, the youngest in the Americas.

As Fort Lauderdales hometown carrier serving more destinations than any other airline, we are thrilled to add daily service to Ponce, said Barry Biffle, Spirit Airlines Chief Marketing Officer. Customers have come to prefer Spirit for our legendary ultra-low fares, on-time service, and friendly staff. Were looking forward to taking travelers to enjoy Ponces colonial-era charm and its dynamic business environment. Likewise, Spirit is the excellent low fare option for Puerto Ricans to travel and enjoy the amenities of South Florida or any of our other destinations.

A todos les encantan nuestras reconocidas tarifas de $8.00 dolares, dijo Ocho Loco la mascota de Spirit Airlines . Es muy emocionante anunciar este nuevo servicio que aportara al crecimiento economico de Puerto Rico.

Translation:

Everyone loves our famous $8 fares, said Ocho Loco, Spirit Airlines mascot. It is very exciting how much this service will improve Puerto Ricos economy.

Schedule for nonstop service effective November 1, 2007(A):

To Ponce, Puerto Rico, from: Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
Fort Lauderdale 11:30 pm 2:00 am +1 749 0 Daily
 
From Ponce, Puerto Rico, to: Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
Fort Lauderdale 2:50 am 5:35 am 750 0 Daily

(A) Arrival and departure times at Ponce operate one hour later effective November 4, 2007

Fares:

Fares From Dates Available
From: Fort Lauderdale

To: Ponce, Puerto Rico

$8 Nov. 1 15, 2007

Nov. 28 Dec. 12, 2007

Fares From Dates Available
From: Ponce, Puerto Rico

To: Fort Lauderdale

$8 Nov. 1 15, 2007

Nov. 28 Dec. 12, 2007

$8 fares must be booked on spiritair.com by 11:59 PM ET on July 27, 2007, for travel from November 1, 2007, to November 15, 2007, and November 28, 2007, to December 12, 2007. All fares are for coach class travel and reflect the spiritair.com discount. Fares are each way based on roundtrip purchase, and roundtrip travel is required, but these fares may be combined with other valid and applicable Spirit Airlines fares on other days of the week. All fares listed on spiritair.com are per customer for each way of travel and include the base fare plus a federal excise tax. Fares do not include (a) a segment tax of $3.40 per U.S. domestic flight segment (a flight segment is defined as one takeoff and landing) of a passengers itinerary; (b) up to $18 per round trip in local airport charges; or (c) a September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport. International itineraries do not include governmental taxes and fees (including U.S. government excise tax) of up to $125 per round trip. Additionally, if sold in, or travel originates in a country outside of the U.S., additional taxes may apply (up to 22% of the fare value per country). Fares are capacity controlled and subject to availability, and will be highly restricted around certain holiday periods. Previously purchased tickets may not be exchanged for these new sale fares. Certain restrictions apply. For best results, please book early.

About Spirit Airlines

Spirit Airlines, Inc. is the largest Ultra Low Cost Carrier in the United States, Latin America and The Caribbean. Its all-Airbus fleet, the youngest in the Americas, flies more than 185 daily flights to 35 destinations. The company is based in Miramar, Florida, and employs 2,200 professionals.

Contacts

Spirit Airlines, Fort Lauderdale
Alison Russell, 954-628-4827
alison.russell@spiritair.com
or
Juan Arbelaez, 954-447-7856
juan.arbelaez@spiritair.com

Contacts

Spirit Airlines, Fort Lauderdale
Alison Russell, 954-628-4827
alison.russell@spiritair.com
or
Juan Arbelaez, 954-447-7856
juan.arbelaez@spiritair.com