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Spirit Airlines Starts Ultra Low Fare Service Between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth

September 20, 2012

Houston to Chicago and Las Vegas Starts October 4, 2012

HOUSTON, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Houston Airport System announces that Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today launched its ultra low fare service between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth. Spirit now offers twice daily nonstop flights between Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, with connections available to 12 destinations throughout the Americas, including Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Fort Myers, Las Vegas, Myrtle Beach, Oakland/San Francisco, Phoenix/Mesa, Portland (Oregon), Tampa, and Toluca/Mexico City.

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Spirit is also introducing daily nonstop service from Houston to Chicago O’Hare and Las Vegas on October 4, 2012.

“We know that Houstonians have been hungry for low fares and we are thrilled to be here to satisfy that need,” said Texas native and Spirit’s Chief Marketing Office Barry Biffle. “We are committed to saving our customers money on travel by offering them the lowest fares, and we look forward to giving our new customers from Houston the opportunity to take advantage of the ultra low fares that the rest of our growing customer base has come to know and love.”

“Houston’s economy thrives because of strong trade and tourism to our city,” said Houston Mayor Annise Parker. “Today, Bush Intercontinental celebrates Spirit’s new non-stop service to Dallas/Fort Worth as it offers low-fare flights between two strong business centers. The commitment of Spirit to broaden its service to Chicago and Las Vegas is welcomed.”

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

Spirit’s Houston Bush Intercontinental (IAH) – Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) schedule effective September 20, 2012:

                                Depart Arrive Flight # Stops     Frequency
                                ------ ------ -------- -----     ---------
    Houston - Dallas/Fort Worth 9:15 am 10:30 am       281     0 Daily
    --------------------------- ------- --------       ---   --- -----
                                7:55 pm 9:10 pm        713     0 Daily
                                ------- -------        ---   --- -----
    Dallas/Fort Worth - Houston 7:30 am 8:35 am        832     0 Daily
    --------------------------- ------- -------        ---   --- -----
                                6:10 pm 7:15 pm        950     0 Daily
                                ------- -------        ---   --- -----

Spirit’s Houston Bush Intercontinental (IAH) – Chicago O’Hare (ORD) schedule effective October 4, 2012 – November 7, 2012:

                      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

Spirit’s Houston Bush Intercontinental (IAH) – Las Vegas (LAS) schedule effective October 4, 2012 – November 7, 2012:

                        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
    ------------------- -------- -------          ---       --- -----

Spirit’s Houston Bush Intercontinental (IAH) – Chicago O’Hare (ORD) schedule effective November 8, 2012:

                      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
    ----------------- ------- -------          ---       --- -----

Spirit’s Houston Bush Intercontinental (IAH) – Las Vegas (LAS) schedule effective November 8, 2012:

                        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

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. Visit Spirit at www.spirit.com.

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 on Twitter @HobbyAirport and @IAH.

SOURCE Houston Airport System


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