Thursday, January 24, 2013

Spirit expands service

NEW ORLEANS -- Spirit Airlines begins its nonstop daily service Thursday between New Orleans Louis Armstrong International Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Spirit said in July it would begin the service with hopes of expanding to twice-daily flights in June. Based in Miramar, Fla., with a fleet of 35 Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft, Spirit operates flights to 49 destinations in the United States, Caribbean, Bahamas and Latin America. (Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune, 01/23/13)