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Spirit Airlines Adds Seven New Routes from Pittsburgh

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Spirit Airlines announced Pittsburgh International Airport will become the 61st city to join its expanding network, with new nonstop service to seven popular destinations, including Dallas/Fort Worth, Myrtle Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Las Vegas, Houston and Los Angeles.

The new service includes:

  • Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) from May 25, 2017 Once daily
  • Myrtle Beach (MYR) from May 25, 2017 Once daily (seasonal)
  • Fort Lauderdale (FLL) June 15, 2017 3 days/week
  • Orlando (MCO) June 22, 2017 Once daily
  • Las Vegas (LAS) June 22, 2017 Once daily
  • Houston (IAH) July 13, 2017 Once daily
  • Los Angeles (LAX) July 13, 2017 Once daily

“Pittsburgh is an excellent place to expand our growing network,” said Mark Kopczak, Vice President of Network Planning for Spirit Airlines.

“Spirit’s super low fares allow customers to choose only those extras they want to pay for and gives them the most control over their travel budget. This new service complements Spirit’s existing service from Latrobe, and will help us provide even more ultra-low fare options from western Pennsylvania.”

“We are thrilled that Spirit has joined the growing list of airlines at Pittsburgh International Airport offering nonstop service,” Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said.

“We’re proud that the airport has seen an 80 percent increase in nonstop destinations in the past two years. Its growth matches the renaissance of our region and we’re delighted to have Spirit join us in those gains.”

“Spirit’s announcement to join the momentum at Pittsburgh International Airport with seven markets is fantastic news and continues our push to give our customers more air service options,” Allegheny County Airport Authority CEO Christina Cassotis said.

“We thank them for their commitment and we look forward to working with them as partners.”

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