Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Going to Greensboro! Spirit Airlines Lands in the Piedmont Triad

The ultra-low-cost airline Spirit Airlines are going to launch Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), Orlando International Airport (MCO), and Tampa International Airport (TPA) services from 6th September.

The Piedmont Triad will mark Spirit’s 66th service station in its rapidly expanding route network and the airline says its service to and from Orlando will run 3 times weekly, while service to and from Fort Lauderdale and Tampa will each operate 2 times weekly, starting this September.  Service will increase to 4 times weekly to Orlando and 3 times weekly to Fort Lauderdale and Tampa starting November 8, 2018.

“Spirit is excited to offer the Piedmont Triad ultra-low fares to warm, family-friendly destinations just in time for a winter getaway,” said Mark Kopczak, Spirit Airlines’ Vice President of Network Planning.  “Our Guests will be able to make the most out of their vacations by choosing the options they want and saving money in the process.  We pride ourselves on providing more opportunities for everyone to travel.”

“The Airport Authority is very excited to welcome Spirit to PTI,” said Stephen D. Showfety, chairman of the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority.  “Spirit is an ultra-low cost carrier that is building a sterling reputation for reliable, on-time service to key markets.  Spirit service at PTI is a great win for the airport and a great win for the community and the state.”

Piedmont Triad (GSO) to/fromStarts:Frequency:
Tampa (TPA)September 62-3x weekly, year-round
Fort Lauderdale (FLL)September 62-3x weekly, year-round
Orlando (MCO)September 73-4x weekly, year-round