Articles Tagged ‘Spirit Airlines’

Spirit Airlines now transports two million passengers a year from Atlanta; offering 13% the number of departures on routes versus Delta

Spirit Airlines now transports two million passengers a year from Atlanta; offering 13% the number of departures on routes versus Delta

Spirit Airlines has ramped-up its operations from the world’s busiest airport, growing from just under a quarter of a million passengers a year and a single route in 2009, to 2.23 million passengers and 17 routes in 2018. Jonathan Ford looks into the carrier’s expansion from Atlanta in recent years in more detail. 

Spirit Airlines starts 13 sectors which are all served already

Spirit Airlines starts 13 sectors which are all served already

Spirit Airlines introduces 13 new routes across its network – eight involve Austin. 

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

The final new route numbers are in for 2018! anna.aero has been busy studying its New Routes Database to highlight the most newsworthy network statistics from last year. We reveal the top airlines, country markets and airports for new routes in 2018, and a take a look ahead to see what is coming in 2019.


Reno-Tahoe receives its Cake of the Week certificate for Carlsbad route launch

Reno-Tahoe receives its Cake of the Week certificate for Carlsbad route launch

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Reno-Tahoe celebrating its Cake of the Week triumph for its new route to Carlsbad, Adelaide welcomes Singapore Airlines’ medium-haul A350s, plus Myrtle Beach announces its 50th direct destination. More news also from Aena and London Luton. 

Spirit Airlines takes flight from Philly for two new Florida cities

Spirit Airlines takes flight from Philly for two new Florida cities

Spirit Airlines begins flights from Philadelphia to Southwest Florida and Tampa. 

Kuala Lumpur wins the Arch of Triumph public vote Part II of the W18/19 season; anna.aero's judges return to cast scores on eight entrants this week

Kuala Lumpur wins the Arch of Triumph public vote Part II of the W18/19 season; anna.aero’s judges return to cast scores on eight entrants this week

A total of seven airports have sent anna.aero eight FTWAs from the last two weeks of global airline route launches, with entrants coming from airports across Europe, Asia, North and South America, plus the Caribbean. WIth an average score of 28.5, see which global gateway has claimed glory this week. 


Santo Domingo celebrates new service to Orlando

Santo Domingo celebrates new service to Orlando

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Santo Domingo Airport in the Dominican Republic celebrates a new service to Orlando with Spirit Airlines. There is also news of an anniversary at Amsterdam, and of Emirates making Hamburg its 50th A380 destination.

Three regions battle it out for victory in Week 39 of the 2018 Arch of Triumph competition

Three regions battle it out for victory in Week 39 of the 2018 Arch of Triumph competition

A total of seven airports across Europe, North America and the Caribbean entered this week’s Arch of Triumph competition. With an average score of 27.6 out of 40, it has certainly been a par week of performances. Find out here to see which airport did enough to climb into the top ten with its superb display.

Spirit Airlines adds Central America and Caribbean from Orlando

Spirit Airlines adds Central America and Caribbean from Orlando

Spirit Airlines launches flights from Orlando to seven destinations – six already flown to by other airlines.


Spirit Airlines increased Houston Intercontinental traffic by 18% in Q1 2018; airport accounts for 8.2% of the airline's annual traffic

Spirit Airlines increased Houston Intercontinental traffic by 18% in Q1 2018; airport accounts for 8.2% of the airline’s annual traffic

Spirit Airlines is one of the leading ULCCs at Houston Intercontinental Airport, handling a network of 20 destinations. Jonathan Ford looks at the carrier’s recent growth from the Texan hub, which it has served since September 2012, including its top connections and its focus on international markets.

Spirit Airlines launches North Carolina expansion

Spirit Airlines launches North Carolina expansion

Spirit Airlines launches flights on nine new routes, including its first to Asheville and Greensboro.

Senior WOW air, Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines and Swoop execs to talk innovation at Future Travel Experience Global 2018

Senior WOW air, Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines and Swoop execs to talk innovation at Future Travel Experience Global 2018

More than 750 industry innovators will gather in Las Vegas from 10-12 September for the 13th edition of anna.aero’s sister event, Future Travel Experience Global. The theme of the show is “Disrupt or be disrupted”, with many of the world’s leading airline executives speaking at the conference.