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Spirit Airlines Liberates Houston Travelers from High Fares

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Spirit Airlines Liberates Houston Travelers from High Fares10:30 EDT Tuesday, July 03, 2012Carrier Announces Nonstop Ultra Low Fare Service Between Houston and DFWMIRAMAR, Fla., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) is celebrating Independence Day by liberating Houston travelers from high fares.  The carrier today announced that it is introducing its popular ultra low fares to customers traveling between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth.  Twice daily nonstop service between Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport begins September 20, 2012, with connections available to six destinations throughout the Americas, including, Baltimore/Washington, Las Vegas, Phoenix/Mesa, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Toluca/Mexico City, and Portland, Oregon."The addition of more flights and low fares is always reason to celebrate," said Houston Mayor Annise Parker. "Bush Intercontinental is a thriving economic engine that continues to offer expanded flight opportunities. The addition of Spirit Airlines will give Houstonians new low-fare options and bring more visitors to our city.""We are excited to celebrate this Independence week by liberating Houstonians from high fares," said Houstonian native and Spirit's Director of Sales Scott Fisher.  "We are committed to offering consumers the opportunity to save money on travel with the super low fares that our growing customer following has come to know and love."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 Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) ? Houston Intercontinental (IAH) schedule effective September 20, 2012:DepartArriveFlight #StopsFrequencyDallas/Fort Worth ? Houston7:00 am8:00 am8320Daily5:55 pm6:55 pm9500DailyHouston ? Dallas/Fort Worth8:50 am10:05 am2810Daily7:35 pm8:50 pm7130DailyAbout Spirit AirlinesSpirit 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. ABOUT HOUSTON AIRPORTSThe Houston Airports served more than 49.9 million passengers in 2011. Houston's three airports, George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Ellington Airport (EFD) contribute more than $27 billion to the regional economy. Visit fly2houston.com and follow us @IAH and @HobbyAirport.MEDIA NOTE:  Spirit aircraft photos and video b-roll are available in the press room section of spirit.com at http://www.spirit.com/Pressrelease.aspx. SOURCE Spirit Airlines