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Articles Tagged ‘Spirit Airlines’

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. 


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.