Spirit profits on 2Q improved ancillary revenue, on-time performance

Air Transport World  2018-07-27 13:53:00

Fort Lauderdale-based ultra-LCC Spirit Airlines returned to profitability in the second quarter of 2018, posting an $11.3 million net profit on top of a 21.6% rise in revenue. read more

Spirit 2Q revenue projections rise; improved costs, completions cited

Air Transport World  2018-07-13 19:31:00

Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based ultra-LCC Spirit Airlines said it will report better-than-expected revenue for the 2018 second quarter, and has adjusted its 2Q total RASM guidance to reflect a 6.8% year-over-year ...

Spirt Airlines to offer new US Virgin Islands connection from Orlando

Breaking Travel News  2018-06-15 07:44:59

On the heels of the launch of new service between Fort Lauderdale and St. Croix, Spirit Airlines has announced even more flights to the US Virgin Islands from the Sunshine State.

Spirit?s Orlando expansion includes 11 Latin American, Caribbean destinations

Air Transport World  2018-06-14 18:27:00

Fort Lauderdale-based Spirit Airlines plans to launch 14 new destinations out of its Orlando International Airport (MCO) focus city this fall, including 11 new markets in Latin America and the Caribbean, ...

Spirit Airlines, Thales sign fleetwide Wi-Fi deal

Air Transport World  2018-05-11 19:25:00

Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based ultra-LCC Spirit Airlines will equip its entire fleet with inflight Wi-Fi capability by mid-2019 as part of an ongoing effort to revamp its image and improve the value proposition ...

Spirit posts $45 million 1Q loss, cites pilot contract-related charges

Air Transport World  2018-04-27 13:11:00

Fort Lauderdale-based ultra-LCC Spirit Airlines posted a $44.9 million net loss for the first quarter of 2018, reversed from a $31.3 million net profit in 1Q 2017, as $89 million in special charges related ...

ALPA: Frontier pilots confident new agreement within reach

Air Transport World  2018-03-12 20:12:00

The recent agreement with Florida-based ultra-LCC Spirit Airlines set against a generally positive industry economic environment has the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) confident that a long-sought-after ...

Spirit adjusts cost guidance after pilot contract settlement

Air Transport World  2018-03-05 18:26:00

Following the resolution last week of a new labor contract with its pilots, Fort Lauderdale-based ultra-LCC Spirit Airlines raised its expected operating expenses excluding fuel for the 2018 first quarter ...

Spirit to settle labor issues after posting $421 million 2017 profit

Air Transport World  2018-02-07 12:35:00

Fort Lauderdale-based ultra-LCC Spirit Airlines reported a $420.6 million net profit for 2017, a 58.8% increase over a $264.9 million net income in 2016. Spirit cited a one-time, non-cash $199.3 million ...

Stocks Under Scanner in the Major Airlines Space -- American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Continental

PR Newswire  2017-09-07 10:50:00

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Spirit to add four routes to New Orleans

Air Transport World  2017-08-25 16:53:00

Spirit Airlines is adding four routes to New Orleans this fall, the ultra LCC said Aug. 25.read more

Pre-Market Technical Recap on Major Airlines Stocks -- Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and United Continental

PR Newswire  2017-08-02 10:05:00

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GoJet Airlines Announces Pilot Pathway Program with Spirit Airlines

PR Newswire  2017-08-01 16:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Flying an Airbus will now be the next step in the career progression of many GoJet Airlines pilots. GoJet has entered into a Pilot Pathway Program with Airbus operator ...

Spirit Airlines updates guidance for 2Q

Air Transport World  2017-07-19 16:18:00

Ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) Spirit Airlines expects to record higher-than-anticipated second-quarter unit revenue but a smaller capacity increase, largely because of ?pilot-related flight cancellations,? ...

Woman gives birth on Spirit flight

CNN  2017-06-28 12:04:01

A Spirit Airlines flight was diverted after a woman gave birth midair.

Flight diverted after woman gives birth

CNN  2017-06-28 08:53:40

It was not weather or a mechanical problem that diverted a Spirit Airlines flight on June 22. It was the unscheduled arrival of an additional passenger, born midflight, that caused the plane from Fort ...

Spirit Airlines pilot and wife overdosed, tests show

CNN  2017-06-01 22:59:30

A toxicology report confirmed a drug overdose as the cause of death for a Spirit Airlines pilot and his wife, who were found dead in their southwest Ohio home on March 16.

Spirit Airlines launches new routes this summer

Air Transport World  2017-05-26 16:37:00

Florida-based ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) Spirit Airlines added two routes at Pittsburgh International Airport on May 25, and plans to introduce several more throughout the summer.read more

Spirit Airlines to launch flights to Cancun from Baltimore

Air Transport World  2017-05-22 21:22:00

Florida-based ultra-low-cost-carrier Spirit Airlines will begin nonstop service from Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) and Chicago O?Hare to Cancun International Airport beginning Nov. 9. read more

Spirit, ALPA agree to uphold restraining order on pilots

Air Transport World  2017-05-11 19:41:00

Spirit Airlines said it has reached an agreement with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) to indefinitely extend a temporary restraining order compelling Spirit?s pilots to cease what the ultra low-cost ...