Thursday, April 24, 2008

Spirit Airlines Brings the First Low Fare Service to Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago


Source: Centre Daily
5-Cent and 5 Cents a Mile Introductory Fares(A) Available at http://www.spiritair.com/

MIRAMAR, Fla. — Spirit Airlines continues to expand its international route network as the ultra low cost carrier today announced the addition of another new route from its Fort Lauderdale gateway with non-stop service to Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Scheduled to begin on June 12, 2008, Port of Spain becomes Spirit's 22nd Caribbean/Latin American destination and the 43rd city it serves.

Spirit's low-fare mascot Nickel Centpiece, commonly known by his rap moniker 5-cent, is kicking off the new service with his infamous 5-cent fares(A) and also debuting his newest 5 cents a mile fares(A) available today and tomorrow at http://www.spiritair.com/.

"We couldn't be more excited to introduce this new service to Trinidad and Tobago," said Spirit's Chief Marketing Officer Barry Biffle. "Trinis will look back on this day as the day they gained their independence from high fares!"

"We congratulate our hometown carrier, Spirit Airlines, on their continued growth and new service to the capitol of Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain," said Kent George, Broward County Aviation Director.

"Trinidad and Tobago is thrilled to be part of the expanding network of international destinations for Spirit Airlines," said Jason Baptiste, Marketing Manager, Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Development Company. "The arrival of Spirit Airlines is certainly welcome. In addition to their low cost competitive air fare structure they will be a major factor in the expansion of visitor arrivals in Trinidad and Tobago. We look forward to working closely with them to ensure this flight is a success."

Schedule for Spirit's Fort Lauderdale-Port of Spain service effective June 12, 2008:

Depart Arrive Flight #--------------------------------- ---------- ---------- ----------FromFort Lauderdale to Port of Spain 8:55pm 12:30am+1 949--------------------------------- ---------- ---------- ----------

--------------------------------- ---------- ---------- ----------FromPort of Spain to Fort Lauderdale(effective 6/13/08) 1:30am 5:30am 948--------------------------------- ---------- ---------- ----------
5-Cent and 5 Cents a Miles Introductory Fares(A)
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One- Round- Way Trip Routes Fare Fare Travel Dates----------------------------------- ------ ------ --------------------5-Cent Fares:----------------------------------- ------ ------ -------------------- Fort Lauderdale-Port of Spain $0.05 $0.10 6/12/2008, 6/13/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ -------------------- Port of Spain-Fort Lauderdale $0.05 $0.10 6/13/2008, 6/14/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ --------------------
----------------------------------- ------ ------ --------------------5 Cents a Mile Fares:----------------------------------- ------ ------ -------------------- Atlantic City-Port of Spain $108 $216 6/14/2008-10/31/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ -------------------- Atlanta-Port of Spain $108 $216 6/14/2008-10/31/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ -------------------- Boston-Port of Spain $114 $227 6/14/2008-10/31/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ -------------------- Columbia, SC-Port of Spain $102 $204 6/14/2008-10/31/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ -------------------- Washington Reagan-Port of Spain $109 $218 6/14/2008-10/31/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ -------------------- Detroit-Port of Spain $128 $256 6/14/2008-10/31/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ -------------------- Fort Lauderdale-Port of Spain $82 $163 6/14/2008-10/31/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ --------------------Long Island MacArthur-Port of Spain $110 $221 6/14/2008-10/31/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ -------------------- New York LaGuardia-Port of Spain $111 $222 6/14/2008-10/31/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ -------------------- Orlando-Port of Spain $89 $179 6/14/2008-10/31/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ -------------------- Myrtle Beach-Port of Spain $97 $195 6/14/2008-10/31/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ -------------------- Chicago O'Hare-Port of Spain $135 $270 6/14/2008-10/31/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ -------------------- San Antonio-Port of Spain $136 $273 6/14/2008-10/31/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ -------------------- Tampa-Port of Spain $91 $183 6/14/2008-10/31/2008----------------------------------- ------ ------ --------------------

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