Articles Tagged ‘Spirit’

Latest route launches (3 to 9 December)

Latest route launches (3 to 9 December)

EgyptAir begins Hurghada to Budapest, while Viva Air Colombia launches Cali to Barranquilla and Santa Marta. Spirit restarts Fort Lauderdale to Cap-Haitien.

Spirit restarts Fort Lauderdale to Cap-Haitien

Spirit restarts Fort Lauderdale to Cap-Haitien

Spirit recommenced Fort Lauderdale to Cap-Haitien on 3 December after an absence of six months. It is one of 13 destinations Spirit will serve in the Caribbean from the Florida airport this winter. this 

Latest new routes (19 - 25 November)

Latest new routes (19 – 25 November)

Tampa sees six new routes, QantasLink gets tropical on new Canberra – Cairns, Star Air launches new Delhi Hindon service, and much more.


Spirit begins Fort Lauderdale to Barranquilla, Colombia

Spirit begins Fort Lauderdale to Barranquilla, Colombia

Spirit started Fort Lauderdale to Barranquilla on 19 November, with the carrier serving seven Colombian airports from Fort Lauderdale this week.

Spirit jets off from Orange County to Oakland and Las Vegas

Spirit jets off from Orange County to Oakland and Las Vegas

Spirit began Orange County operations on 17 November, with its network to comprise three destinations from January with Phoenix coming.

Southwest announces O’Hare and Houston Intercontinental coming in 1H 2021

Southwest announces O’Hare and Houston Intercontinental coming in 1H 2021

We’re reporting from the 25th IAFS, with content from management at five airlines. Sun Country’s CEO: “Our close-in fares are now stronger than last year”. 


Spirit adds Orange County, its 6th airport in CA; initial routes well above RASK-distance trend

Spirit adds Orange County, its 6th airport in CA; initial routes well above RASK-distance trend

As Spirit adds its next California airport, we examine why Orange County. And we see that the ULCC’s California and West Coast presence is reducing.

The US’ top-100 airports: Orlando Sanford, Charleston, Austin key for % growth since 2010

The US’ top-100 airports: Orlando Sanford, Charleston, Austin key for % growth since 2010

We explore how capacity at the US’ top-100 airports changed in 2019 versus 2010 on a % basis. Leisure markets feature highly, with some major airports thrown in.

Spirit Airlines has direct competition on 84% of routes; Southwest is #1 by route overlap

Spirit Airlines has direct competition on 84% of routes; Southwest is #1 by route overlap

With very significant head-to-head competition, we explore how this has changed and the core airlines and routes on which Spirit Airlines overlaps.


Sun Country begins Baltimore, a new airport, from Minneapolis

Sun Country begins Baltimore, a new airport, from Minneapolis

With up to four-weekly services, Sun Country joins Delta, Southwest, and Spirit on Baltimore – Minneapolis.

Finnair and Spirit CEO live headline tomorrow’s “Post-COVID-19 Airlines & Aircraft” virtual event

Finnair and Spirit CEO live headline tomorrow’s “Post-COVID-19 Airlines & Aircraft” virtual event

971 people watched last week’s first webinar. Tomorrow, it’s airlines: Finnair CEO gives the European hub carrier view & Spirit CEO the US LCC perspective.

Consultants' Corner: COVID-19 and the impact on US airlines

Consultants’ Corner: COVID-19 and the impact on US airlines

US aviation has been hard hit by COVID-19, with nearly 15 million seats lost in two months. Ailevon Pacific’s Sophie Wang looks at the virus on US airlines.