APEX: Spirit to resume A320neo deliveries after P&W engine problems

Air Transport World  2018-09-25 13:46:00

Florida-based ultra-LCC Spirit Airlines plans to take delivery of two more Airbus A320neos this year and to resume regular deliveries next year after problems with its Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-powered airliners ...

CEO: Spirit to announce new aircraft order in six months

Air Transport World  2018-08-21 14:04:00

Spirit Airlines would like to wrap up its new aircraft-evaluation process and announce its decision in six months, and the all-Airbus carrier is not ruling out adding a second fleet type if its analysis ...

Spirit CEO eyes double-digit growth; new aircraft

Air Transport World  2018-08-20 20:02:00

Florida-based Ultra-LCC Spirit Airlines plans to mix in both new destinations and additional frequencies to support its double-digit growth, which CEO Bob Fornaro said will be 13%-15% annually for the ...

Man convicted of sexually abusing a woman on a plane could get life in prison

CNN  2018-08-19 18:59:48

A man accused of undressing and fondling a Spirit Airlines passenger while she was asleep could spend the rest of his life behind bars.

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. 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 ...