FILE - In this file photo taken June 13, 2010, a Spirit Airlines airplane sits on the tarmac at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Spirit Airlines passengers may want to get to the airport a little …
DETROIT, Mich. - Getting to the Lone Star state just got a little easier for people living in Metro Detroit.
Spirit is adding nonstop service between Detroit and Dallas/Fort Worth, starting June 21st. The airline is also bringing back nonstop service to Los Angeles and Atlantic City in May.
“With all the new flights, Spirit will be about 17% bigger in Detroit this summer versus last year,” said Marcus Kemper, Sr. Vice President of Business Development for Detroit Metro. “Spirit is growing quickly and we are happy to share in that success.”
The service is the second new destination to be added by Spirit in less than a year. Last August, Spirit added new flights to Chicago O'Hare airport.
“The local economy has improved enough so that the airlines are starting to grow service again from our region,” said Joe Cambron, Director of Air Service Development for WCAA. “I feel confident we will continue this upbeat trend going forward.”
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