Spirit Airlines Announces New Flights from Houston to Chicago and Las Vegas

HOUSTON, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) announced that it is adding two more new routes from Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) starting October 4, 2012, including:

  • Daily nonstop service between Houston and Chicago's O'Hare International Airport
  • Daily nonstop service between Houston and Las Vegas

Spirit is launching twice daily nonstop service between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on September 20, 2012, with connections available to six destinations including, Baltimore/Washington, Las Vegas, Phoenix/Mesa, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Toluca/Mexico City, and Portland, Oregon.

Customers can check out the insanely low fares offered every day at www.spirit.com and sign up to receive alerts on Spirit's email deals and offers.

"Bush Intercontinental is an important economic engine for the City of Houston, and Spirit's expansion in the largest city in Texas offers passengers great options for nonstop flights from Houston," said Mario C. Diaz, director of aviation for Houston Airports. "Houston is thrilled to welcome Spirit, offering low fares to key markets, to the Gulf Coast of Texas."

"We're very pleased that Spirit has added new service from Chicago O'Hare to Houston Intercontinental Airport," said Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino. "Spirit Airlines continues to expand flight options at O'Hare, which is great news for travelers seeking low-cost airfares."

Houston Intercontinental (IAH) – Chicago O'Hare (ORD) effective Oct. 4Nov. 7:


Depart

Arrive

Flight #

Stops

Frequency

Houston – Chicago

6:15 am

8:52 am

200*

0

Daily

Chicago – Houston

8:35 pm

11:19 pm

295

0

Daily

*Effective October 5, 2012

Houston Intercontinental (IAH) – Las Vegas (LAS) effective Oct. 4Nov. 7:


Depart

Arrive

Flight #

Stops

Frequency

Houston – Las Vegas

4:25 pm

6:00 pm

199

0

Daily

Las Vegas – Houston

10:30 am

3:35 pm

298

0

Daily


Houston Intercontinental (IAH) – Chicago O'Hare (ORD) effective Nov. 8:


Depart

Arrive

Flight #

Stops

Frequency

Houston – Chicago

7:00 am

9:37 am

200

0

Daily

Chicago – Houston

7:10 pm

9:54 pm

295

0

Daily

Houston Intercontinental (IAH) – Las Vegas (LAS) effective Nov. 8:


Depart

Arrive

Flight #

Stops

Frequency

Houston – Las Vegas

10:35 pm

12:10 am +1

295**

0

Daily

Las Vegas – Houston

1:00 am

6:05 am

200**

0

Daily

**Effective November 9, 2012

Houston Intercontinental (IAH) – Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) effective Sept. 20:


Depart

Arrive

Flight #

Stops

Frequency

Houston – Dallas/Fort Worth

9:10 am

10:05 am

281

0

Daily


7:55 pm

9:10 pm

713

0

Daily

Dallas/Fort Worth – Houston

7:30 am

8:30 am

832

0

Daily


6:15 pm

7:15 pm

950

0

Daily

About Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) empowers customers to save money on air travel by offering ultra low base fares with a range of optional services for a fee, allowing customers the freedom to choose only the extras they value. This innovative approach grows the traveling market and stimulates new economic activity while creating new jobs.  Spirit's modern fleet, configuration and other innovations enable Spirit to burn less fuel per seat than competitors, making Spirit one of the most environmentally-friendly U.S. carriers.  Spirit's all-Airbus fleet currently operates more than 200 daily flights to over 50 destinations within the U.S., Latin America and Caribbean. 

About Houston Airport System
The Houston Airport System served 49.9 million passengers in 2011. Houston's three airports, George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), William P. Hobby (HOU) and Ellington Airport (EFD) contribute over $27 billion to the regional economy. Visit fly2houston.com and follow us @IAH and @HobbyAirport.

SOURCE Houston Airport System



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http://www.spirit.com
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