Thursday, July 31, 2014

Spirit announces new service

NEW ORLEANS -- Spirit Airlines announced plans for nonstop flights from Louis Armstrong International Airport to Chicago and Detroit. The flights to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and Detroit begin Nov. 6, said an announcement from the Miramar, Fla.-based airline. Also, beginning Friday, Spirit plans to add direct flights to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport. When all the flights are running, Spirit will have five nonstop flights from New Orleans, including an existing route to the Dallas and Ft. Worth metropolitan area. (Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune, 07/30/14)