Articles Tagged ‘Spirit Airlines’

Cancun – US sees 3.3 million indirect passengers; InterJet returns

Cancun – US sees 3.3 million indirect passengers; InterJet returns

8.5 million people flew US – Cancun in the last year. 3.3 million connected en route. 50 US airports have a median of 43,000 connecting passengers.

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

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

Spirit Airlines launches daily flights to Newark, LaGuardia and Indianapolis from Tampa; adds over 400,000 passengers in 2019.

Spirit Airlines sees hope in troubled Cancun and announces five routes

Spirit Airlines sees hope in troubled Cancun and announces five routes

Spirit Airlines is to start five routes to Cancun, taking its total to 11. 47 other US cities have a median 41,000 indirect passengers to Cancun.


New airline routes launched (07 October – 18 October)

New airline routes launched (07 October – 18 October)

In this week’s edition of new routes launched, IndiGo wins Route of the Week with Delhi to Riyadh services and Spirit opens a new base in Nashville…

Nashville gets Spirit with launch of new base

Nashville gets Spirit with launch of new base

Spirit launches its Nashville base with five routes and more to come in 2020.

Tampa-ing with the FL competition

Tampa-ing with the FL competition

In S19 alone, Tampa International Airport has added 22 routes, operated by nine airlines. We look at the airport’s increasing presence on the international stage, and top unserved markets.


Boyd Group’s 24th International Aviation Forecast Summit

Boyd Group’s 24th International Aviation Forecast Summit

As the world’s only aviation forecast event, Boyd Group’s 24th IAFS provided forecasts, insights and data from the true leaders of the industry to an audience of 400 attendees, including over 80 airline representatives.  McCarran International Airport and Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority were awesome hosts who provided fabulous networking events.

New airline routes launched (18 June – 24 June 2019)

New airline routes launched (18 June – 24 June 2019)

A total of 16 new routes were launched by some 13 airlines, including Wizz Air launching an additional three new routes to Baden and Castellon.

Spirit Airlines enters Hollywood Burbank and Las Vegas

Spirit Airlines enters Hollywood Burbank and Las Vegas

Spirit Airlines launched two new services from Sacramento to Hollywood Burbank and Las Vegas on 20 June.


30 Second Interview: Ted Christie, CEO Spirit Airlines

30 Second Interview: Ted Christie, CEO Spirit Airlines

Ted Christie, CEO of Spirit Airlines spoke at this years ACI-NA 2019 JumpStart conference in Nashville, TN and caught up with anna.aero.

ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

anna.aero looks at the development of the US market ahead of the upcoming ACI-NA JumpStart Nashville conference. Data published by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics shows that 1.01 billion scheduled passengers flew from US airports in 2018, averaging at 2.77 million travellers a day. 

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.