Saturday, 17 November 2018

Spirit Airlines adds more nonstop flights to New Orleans

It’s getting even easier to get to The Big Easy, thanks to new routes to be launched by the from the US ultra-low-cost carrier, Spirit Airlines! 

Starting February 14th, 2019, Spirit will begin daily nonstop flights between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Denver International Airport (DEN). Also starting on the same day will be nonstop daily flights between New Orleans and Austin, Texas. Then just a few months later, on May 2nd, the budget carrier will begin nonstop seasonal service between NOLA and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), so travellers can plan a summer getaway.

“New Orleans’ popularity as a destination for both fun and business has contributed to Spirit’s growth here over the last five years,” said Mark Kopczak, Spirit’s Vice President of Network Planning.   “In 2014, Spirit flew to New Orleans from one city with one daily flight, and with this new service, Spirit is expanding to serve nearly 20 cities nonstop with an average of 17 flights per day.”

"Spirit has been an outstanding partner to MSY, and we are grateful to see them continuing to bring ultra-low fares to the New Orleans market,” said Kevin Dolliole, Director of Aviation for the New Orleans Aviation Board. "Spirit is our fastest growing airline, and with this week’s announcement of 3 new flights, they will now serve 19 nonstop destinations from MSY.”(photo Spirit)