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Spirit Airlines to Launch New Daily Service From Norfolk to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando

From March 8, 2023, Spirit Airlines will launch new daily service from Norfolk, Virginia to both Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, Florida. Guests traveling to Orlando will also enjoy seamless one-stop connections to Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Latin America.

Spirit Airlines Airbus A319 - Courtesy Spirit Airlines

On Tuesday (October 4, 2022), Spirit Airlines announced the launch of new daily nonstop service from Norfolk International Airport (ORF) in Virginia to both Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Orlando (MCO) starting March 8, 2023. Spirit will be the only airline offering direct service between Norfolk and Fort Lauderdale, while guests traveling to Orlando will enjoy seamless one-stop connections to Puerto Rico and a range of other popular destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America. Norfolk will become the airline’s second gateway in Virginia, following the launch of service to/from Richmond (RIC) in 2018.

In Tuesday’s announcment, Spirit Airlines’ SVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Bobby Schroeter, said,

“It’s great to bring More Go to Norfolk with daily, nonstop flights to a fun pair of locations in Florida, with exciting options for connections to Latin America and the Caribbean. Our Norfolk Guests will love our Signature Service combined with our affordable fares, and our Florida Guests will enjoy the historical attractions, museums and festivals that Coastal Virginia has to offer.”

Spirit to Launch New Service From Norfolk to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando Starting March 8, 2023 - Courtesy Spirit Airlines

Also commenting on Spirit’s new service, Norfolk Airport Authority’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Mark Perryman, said,

“Spirit Airlines' decision to enter southeastern Virginia via Norfolk International Airport is a sign of confidence in our region. Passenger demand hit all-time records this summer and 2022 is on a path to be the highest year in the airport's 84-year history. Spirit’s new service from Norfolk to Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, two of our largest markets, will be very well received within the community and we anticipate robust growth.”

Miramar, Florida-based low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is committed to offering the best value in the sky with service to 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 will add 24 new fuel-efficient Airbus A320neos to their fleet in 2022, expanding their fleet to 197 aircraft, as well as 33 new aircraft in 2023.

Source: Spirit Airlines / PRNewswire


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