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Spirit Airlines announces the addition of Memphis to its route map

Spirit Airlines has announced that its bright yellow planes will soon be flying into the Home of the Blues for the first time as Spirit Airlines today announced the addition of Memphis to its route map.

Starting 20th April 2022, Spirit Airlines will begin serving Memphis International Airport with daily flights from Orlando International Airport and Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport.

The flight schedule of Memphis-Las Vegas-Memphis route is:

  • Las Vegas-Memphis
  • Departure time: 12:05
  • Arrival time: 17:26
  • Flight time: 3 hours and 21 minutes
  • Flight number: NK3374
  • Frequency: Daily
  • Memphis-Las Vegas
  • Departure time: 09:50
  • Arrival time: 11:15
  • Flight time: 3 hours and 25 minutes
  • Flight number: NK3373
  • Frequency: Daily

The flight schedule of Orlando-Memphis-Orlando route is:

  • Orlando-Memphis
  • Departure time: 08:00
  • Arrival time: 09:00
  • Flight time: 2 hours
  • Flight number: NK2866
  • Frequency: Daily
  • Memphis-Orlando
  • Departure time: 18:16
  • Arrival time: 21:21
  • Flight time: 2 hours and 05 minutes
  • Flight number: NK2865
  • Frequency: Daily

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In addition to this, as of 8th June 2022, Spirit will operate daily nonstop flights between Los Angeles International Airport and Memphis International Airport. The flights will run with the following schedule:

  • Los Angeles-Memphis
  • Departure time: 09:13
  • Arrival time: 15:00
  • Flight time: 3 hours and 47 minutes
  • Flight number: NK2824
  • Frequency: Daily
  • Memphis-Los Angeles
  • Departure time: 06:30
  • Arrival time: 08:23
  • Flight time: 3 hours and 53 minutes
  • Flight number: NK2823
  • Frequency: Daily

Memphis will be the second Tennessee airport Spirit serves following its entrance into Nashville in 2019.

John Kirby, Vice President of Network Planning, Spirit Airlines, said:

We’re excited about serving Memphis because we think travelers in Western Tennessee and nearby states could use more high value flight options to popular leisure destinations. Also, Memphis is a vibrant community with so much to explore in music, food, culture and more for visitors looking for a rich experience.

Pace Cooper, Chairman of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority Board of Commissioners, said:

The arrival of Spirit Airlines at MEM provides our passengers with more low-cost travel options, and reflects our continued recovery from the pandemic. These three new daily routes indicate that Spirit sees Memphis as a promising market and we look forward to their continued growth at MEM.

Meanwhile, Spirit Airlines recently announced 7 new routes from Philadelphia.

Featured image by Spirit Airlines

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