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Spirit Airlines signs for 100 A320neo

Airbus and Spirit Airlines have agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding for the U.S.-based airline to acquire up to 100 A320neo Family aircraft. Spirit announced its intention to place firm orders for a mix of A319neo, A320neo, and A321neo to meet its future fleet requirements. “This new order represents another milestone for Spirit,” said Spirit…

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Spirit Airlines to grow fleet with Airbus A321

Courtesy Airbus Spirit Airlines has placed a firm order for 20 Airbus A321 aircraft and additionally has opted to convert 10 of its existing A320 orders to the larger A321. All of these aircraft are current engine option (ceo) models. Spirit’s A321ceos will accommodate increasing passenger numbers in the airline’s network in the U.S., Caribbean…

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Spirit Airlines firms up 75 A320 Family order including 45 A320neo

Spirit Airlines has finalised its firm order for 75 Airbus single-aisles including 45 A320neo aircraft (new engine option). The original Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was announced at the 2011 Dubai air show. The airline has not yet announced its engine selection. Spirit’s order for 45 A320 neo aircraft was booked in December 2011. The firming…

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Spirit Airlines signs commitment for 75 Airbus A320 Family jets

Courtesy Airbus Deal includes 45 A320neo eco-efficient aircraft Spirit Airlines and Airbus signed today at the Dubai Airshow a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 75 single-aisle aircraft, comprising 45 A320neo aircraft (new engine option) and 30 A320s. The engine selection will be announced later. The new aircraft will be used on Spirit’s targeted growth markets…

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Spirit Airlines Statement Stuns Public

This is something we all cannot believe even C.E.O. of Spirit Airlines reportedly spoke to ABC news. He claims to have made a statement that the airline will charge in future for talking to employees at the airport for help! This is a real bad marketing idea and or a bad publicity stunt. As the…

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Spirit Airlines Returns After Six Day Strike

Yesterday June 18 was the first day back in the air after a six-day strike. Stranding many passengers and creating havoc to some people’s finances. Spirit Airlines began flying Friday with some delays and cancellations earlier in the day. However they picked up latter in the day with a regular schedule. Fridays full schedule came…

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Spirit Airlines Cancels More Flights

It seems there is no resolve as of Monday lunchtime. Spirit Airlines has cancelled all flights up until Wednesday June 16 2010 for now. This will bring a total of five days of no flights by the airline. In this economic environment for airlines each day a delay of getting back to the air is…

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Spirit Airlines Pilots on Strike

Saturday at 12.01am this morning the unions and airline extended the talks for two more hours in trying to resolve a strike. In waking up this morning many found the airline without pilots. For the first time since 2005 an airline has suffered from a strike. It was mechanics from Northwest back in 2005 that…

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Spirit Cancels Flights Prior to Strike

Spirit Airlines has not had the best positive press in recent past from non-reclining seats to new rules on bags. Effective in August 2010 the airline plans to charge for carry on luggage! In addition the airlines pilots are the lowest paid in the industry. Hence the pilot unions after many discussions with the airline…

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Carry On Luggage Charges

It has come to a point where as the editor of this site has to bring to attention some issues that just are outrageous in our view. Carry on luggage charges “Come on ENOUGH ALREADY” Spirit Airlines have just gone overboard with added charges. Even Jetblue pokes fun at Spirit Airlines where we are sure…

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