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Spirit Airlines Announces Nonstop Seasonal Service Between Tampa and Chicago

July 17, 2012

MIRAMAR, Fla. – Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today announced it is adding nonstop ultra low fare service between Tampa and Chicago.

Daily nonstop seasonally service between Tampa International Airport and Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport starts November 8, 2012 and runs through April 24, 2013.

“We are committed to saving our customers money on travel by offering them the lowest fares,” says Spirit’s Chief Marketing Officer Barry Biffle. “We’re excited to offer our popular ultra low fares to even more travelers to the Tampa area during the upcoming winter travel season.”

“We’re delighted that Spirit is expanding its offerings at Tampa International Airport and offering a low-cost option for travelers to Chicago’s O’Hare airport,” said Chris Minner, Tampa International Airport’s Vice President of Marketing.

Customers can check out the insanely low fares offered every day at www.spirit.com and also sign up to receive alerts on Spirit’s email deals and offers.

Spirit’s Tampa (TPA) – Chicago (ORD) seasonal schedule effective November 8, 2012 – April 24, 2013:

Destination Depart Arrive Flight Stops Frequency
Tampa - Chicago 11:30 a.m. 1:05 p.m. 728 0 Tue, Thur, Sun
Tampa - Chicago 3:35 p.m. 5:20 p.m. 728 0 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
Chicago - Tampa 6:50 a.m. 10:20 a.m. 729 0 Tue, Thur, Sun
Chicago - Tampa 10:10 a.m. 1:40 p.m. 729 0 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat

About Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) empowers customers to save money on air travel by offering ultra low base fares with a range of optional services for a fee, allowing customers the freedom to choose only the extras they value. This innovative approach grows the traveling market and stimulates new economic activity while creating new jobs. Spirit's modern fleet, configuration and other innovations enable Spirit to burn less fuel per seat than competitors, making Spirit one of the most environmentally-friendly U.S. carriers. Spirit’s all-Airbus fleet currently operates more than 200 daily flights to over 50 destinations within the U.S., Latin America and Caribbean. Visit Spirit at www.spirit.com.

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