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Spirit Airlines To Start Service At Louis Armstrong Airport

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NEW ORLEANS, La. – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport announced Monday that Spirit Airlines will begin service from New Orleans starting January 2013.  

"We are pleased to welcome Spirit Airlines to New Orleans," said New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu during a press conference.  "This is another sign of the airport's growing momentum and the strength of the New Orleans market.  It's a great opportunity to continue to grow our air service to meet the demands of our citizens, visitors and conventioneers."

Spirit is a low-cost carrier with service to over 50 destinations within the United States, Caribbean, Bahamas and Latin America. 

"We are committed to saving our customers money on travel by offering them the lowest fares," said Spirit's Senior Director of Sales Michael Pewther.  "We're excited to offer travelers our popular ultra low fares to New Orleans just in time for many of 2013's premier events and festivals.  And now travelers from New Orleans have easy access to the same super low fares that our growing customer following has come to know and love."

Spirit will begin with daily non-stop service from New Orleans International to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Jan. 24.

Spirit's planned daily flight schedule is:

Origin       Destination          Departure             Arrival

MSY          DFW                     1:35pm                  3:05am

DFW         MSY                      11:20am                12:45pm

 

For more information, visit http://www.flymsy.com

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