American low cost carrier Spirit Airlines has announced that it will be adding 7 new nonstop routes from Philadelphia, bringing the total number of routes served by Spirit from Philadelphia to 20.
Between 16th February 2022 and 18th May 2022, Spirit Airlines will add 7 new routes from Philadelphia. The airline will add new flights to New Orleans; Aguadilla, Puerto Rico; Nashville; Houston; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Montego Bay, Jamaica and over to the West Coast at Oakland/San Francisco. Spirit will be the first airline to operate flights from Philadelphia to Aguadilla and Oakland.
New route details are:
- New Orleans: starting 16th February 2022 – daily flights
- Aguadilla, Puerto Rico: starting 20th April 2022 – 4-flights-a-week
- Nashville: starting 11th May 2022 – daily flights
- Houston: starting 11th May 2022 – daily flights
- Punta Cana, Dominican Republic: starting 18th May 2022 – 4-flights-a-week
- Montego Bay, Jamaica: starting 18th May 2022 – 3-flights-a-week
- Oakland/San Francisco: starting 18th May 2022 – daily flights
In addition to this, the carrier will increase service between Philadelphia and Cancun to daily flights starting 20th April 2022.
Matt Klein, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Spirit Airlines, said:
Philadelphia has been a great partner of Spirit Airlines for a long time, and we’re thankful to the airport team for enabling this opportunity to add many more popular, nonstop destinations for our Guests. This expansion is particularly exciting because of the variety of destinations stretching from the Pacific Coast, to popular spots in the Southern U.S., and three new options for Caribbean getaways.
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Chellie Cameron, CEO, Philadelphia International Airport, said:
This is wonderful news for PHL, our passengers and our region. In addition to offering more options to popular vacation destinations, Spirit will be the only airline at PHL serving Oakland and Aguadilla nonstop. This is especially important for our passengers wanting to visit friends and relatives.
Spirit began operations at PHL in 2013 with service to Dallas, Las Vegas and Myrtle Beach, and gradually added service over the years. With the seven new routes, Spirit will now serve 20 destinations in the United States and the Caribbean from Philadelphia. These destinations are:
- New Orleans
- Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
- Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
- Montego Bay, Jamaica
- Oakland/San Francisco
- Cancun, Mexico
- Dallas/Fort Worth
- Fort Lauderdale
- Fort Myers
- Las Vegas
- Los Angeles
- Myrtle Beach
- San Juan, Puerto Rico
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