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Spirit Airlines Launching New Service to Las Vegas from New Orleans - 8/14/2015 -

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(NEW ORLEANS, LA) – Spirit Airlines will begin ultra‐low cost service between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday,November 13, 2015. This new daily flight will arrive in New Orleans at 1:15 a.m. and depart to Las Vegas at 7:00 a.m.

"Getting to Las Vegas from New Orleans has never been easier or less expensive,” says Mark Kopczak,Vice President of Network Planning at Spirit Airlines. "These flights are designed so our customers can maximize their time and spending money while they are in Las Vegas.”

Spirit Airlines was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Miramar, FL. They currently operate more than 250 daily flights to over 50 destinations within the U.S., Latin America, Caribbean and Canada.Spirit offers unbundled, ultra‐low fares with a range of optional services for a fee allowing passengers to choose the perks they prefer. This new service to Las Vegas will bring Spirit’s total number of nonstop destinations from New Orleans to six routes, including Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Ft. Lauderdale and Houston. All flights are currently available for sale at

"We are excited to see Spirit Airlines continue to grow in New Orleans,” said New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu. "Their ultra‐low fares and expanding options for travel are a great benefit for our community and visitors alike.”

"Spirit Airlines offers a unique product in our market, and we are thrilled to see them continue to grow,” said Cheryl Teamer, New Orleans Aviation Board Chairwoman."

Las Vegas is a popular destination for our community, and we are excited that Spirit Airlines will now offer ultra‐low cost service between our great cities,” stated New Orleans Councilman Jared Brossett,Chair of the Transportation and Aviation Committee.

"With this latest announcement, Spirit Airlines will now serve six non‐stop destinations from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport,” said Iftikhar Ahmad, Director of Aviation. "We are excited to see their growing presence and look forward to this new, ultra‐low cost option for travel to Las Vegas.”


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