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Spirit Airlines Celebrates 30 Years in Fort Myers, Launches Exclusive Service to Puerto Rico

Celebrating their 30th anniversary at Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Florida, Spirit Airlines has announced the launch of new exclusive service to San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Spirit Airlines Airbus A320neo - Courtesy Spirit Airlines

On Friday (December 15, 2023), Spirit Airlines celebrated their 30th anniversary at Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, Florida.  Marking the occasion, Spirit also announced the launch of exclusive nonstop service between Fort Myers and Luis Muñoz International Airport (SJU) in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  The route will operate four times weekly with an Airbus A320 Family aircraft.  Spirit launched service to/from Fort Myers in 1993, and now offers nonstop service to 14 destinations with 20 peak-day departures.

In Friday’s announcement, Spirit Airlines’ Vice President of Network Planning, John Kirby, said,

“RSW is a great, long-time partner of Spirit Airlines, and we're thankful to the Fort Myers community for their continued support as we add the only nonstop service to SJU on our 30th anniversary.  The addition of nonstop service to San Juan creates an exciting opportunity to connect the two vibrant communities with reliable and convenient service.”

Also commenting on Spirit’s new service to San Juan, Lee County Airport Authority’s 

Executive Director, Ben Siegel, CPA, C.M., added,

“We are extremely pleased that Spirit Airlines is inaugurating new nonstop flights to San Juan, Puerto Rico from Southwest Florida International Airport. San Juan is the most highly sought Caribbean destination at RSW.  This new service not only gives travelers from Southwest Florida an opportunity to visit family and friends on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico but will also bring business partners and visitors to Fort Myers to enjoy everything our region has to offer.”

Spirit Airlines' Network From Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, Florida - Courtesy Spirit Airlines

In November 2023, Spirit Airlines also launched new service from Fort Myers to Charleston (CHS), Norfolk (ORF) and Richmond (RIC). 

Miramar, Florida-based low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is committed to offering the best value in the sky with service to nearly 100 destinations in the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean.  The airline allows customers to select and pay for only the products and services they want, something they call “À La Smarte.”  Spirit also operates one of the youngest and most fuel-efficient fleets in the U.S.  The carrier proudly calls their youthful fleet of aircraft their “Fit Fleet®.”  Spirit Airlines operates a fleet of 202 Airbus A320 Family and A320neo Family aircraft.


Source: Spirit Airlines/PRNewswire


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