Spirit Airlines’ first flight to Idaho takes off with the launch of nonstop service from Boise

Daily service starts today with non-stop flights to Vegas and gifts of tickets and hotels

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MIRAMAR, Florida., August 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Getaways to and from “The City of Trees” are easier than ever with today’s launch of the first Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) Idaho service at Boise Airport (BOI). The non-stop daily route connects Vegas’ entertainment and attractions Boise’s bustling, tree-lined town and its surrounding outdoor recreation opportunities.

“Bring more Go to the capital of Idaho calls for a big celebration as we welcome Boiseans to experience our convenient options and low rates for the first time,” said John Kirby, Vice President of Network Planning at Spirit Airlines. “We are thrilled to celebrate with our special gift of tickets and to give back to the community through the Spirit Charitable Foundation.”

To celebrate the new service, Spirit is hosting a Las Vegas Flyaway for Boise customers. One lucky winner will receive a pair of tickets to fly Spirit’s new non-stop route to Vegas (LAS), including complimentary round-trip airfare, baggage, seat selection and abbreviated boarding. Winners will also receive a three-night stay at treasure island and a pair of Cirque du Soleil Mystère tickets, provided in partnership with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. Participants can enter now via August 31 at spirit.com/flyaway.

“We are delighted that our partners at Spirit Airlines continue to expand nonstop service to Vegas with three new routes,” said H. Fletch Brunelle, vice president of marketing for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “The addition of these new flights is extremely exciting as we invite visitors to explore all that is new in the sports and entertainment capital. of the world. From stunning new resorts and meeting spaces to spectacular new entertainment offerings and the most anticipated international sporting events, Vegas continue to thrive.”

Vegas is one of Spirit’s largest airport operations with around 70 flights a day, which now offers one-stop options between BOI and more than a dozen cities on the airline’s route map.

Spirit Airlines connection options to/from BOI:

Atlanta (ATL)

Los Angeles (LAX)

Portland (PDX)

Charlotte (CLT)

Newark (EWR)

Sacramento (SMF)

Chicago (ORD)

Oakland (oak)

San Diego (SAN)

Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)

Orange County (SNA)

Seattle (WED)

Detroit (DTW)

Orlando (OCM)

Tampa (TPA)

Houston (IAH)

Phoenix (PHX)


“We are thrilled to welcome Spirit at such an exciting and dynamic time in the airline’s history,” said the Boise Airport Manager. Rebecca Hupp. “Add daily service to Vegas on a low-cost carrier, along with easy connections to Spirit’s wider network, allows more BOI passengers access to a wide variety of one-stop destinations.”

The Spirit Charitable Foundation commemorated the carrier’s entry into Wooded with a $20,000 donation to Global Gardens. The WoodedThis non-profit organization supports beginning farmers from diverse backgrounds by giving them access to land, training and the market. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations such as Global Gardens that have a significant social impact on one of its three key pillars: children and families, the military, and the environment.

“Global Gardens is deeply grateful for this generous gift from the Spirit Charitable Foundation,” said Rabiou Manzo, Head of the World Garden Program. “It creates a win-win situation by helping farmers advance their careers while giving the local community better access to fresh produce. For nearly 20 years, Global Gardens has provided training and resources to refugee farmers and immigrants, allowing them to continue farming as they rebuild their lives here in the United States. Many of our farmers grow ethnic products from their home countries that would otherwise not be available to local buyers.”

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Spirit’s elevated customer experience

The entry into Wooded demonstrates Spirit’s continued commitment to investing in the Guest, which involves a number of initiatives aimed at delivering the best value in the sky:

  • Fleet Spirit’s Fit® is one of the most fuel-efficient fleets in the industry, with 24 new aircraft scheduled for delivery this year and another 33 aircraft scheduled for delivery in 2023.
  • An all-new cabin interior with ergonomic seats and more usable legroom, offering the best deal in the sky with our unique large front seat®.
  • Fast built-in Wi-Fi that allows guests to watch content from streaming services.

Acknowledgement

Spirit has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Diversity Employers 2022 following its active efforts to create and celebrate a diverse work environment. The carrier also won “Best Airport Innovation” at the 2021 APEX/IFSA awards for its revolutionary self-service bag drop system with biometric photo matching, which speeds up the check-in process and reduces face-to-face contact. . Spirit also recently received the “Aviation Maintenance Technician Diamond Award of Excellence” from the FAA for the fourth consecutive year.

About Spirit Airlines:

Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is committed to delivering the best value in the sky. We are the leader in providing customizable travel options from an unbundled fare. This allows our guests to only pay for the options they choose – like bags, seat assignments and refreshments – something we call À La Smarte®. We enable our customers to venture further and discover more than ever before. Our Fit Park® is one of the youngest and most fuel-efficient in the United States. We serve destinations across the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean, and are dedicated to giving back and improving these communities. Come save with us at spirit.com.

SOURCESpirit Airlines, Inc.

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