Spirit adds three connections from Tampa; grows 50% since 2017

The Tampa International and Spirit team celebrate the launch of daily services to Indianapolis and New York on 15 November. The ULCC has accounted for almost 40% of Tampa’s passenger growth in 2019.

Spirit on Thursday 15 November launched daily services from Tampa International to New York LaGuardia, Newark and Indianapolis. The new flights bring Spirit’s total number of routes out of Tampa International Airport to 24 – a 50% increase in service since 2017. In total, Spirit added 437,000 passengers over the past year, accounting for nearly 40% of the airport’s growth for FY2019.

Joe Lopano, Tampa International CEO said: Spirit’s tremendous growth at TPA over the past two years, both in nonstop destinations and passengers, reflects the airline’s commitment to success in Tampa Bay. We look forward to seeing plenty more of those yellow planes in the future.”


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