Spirit Airlines to Launch New Service Between Hartford and Montego Bay From December 15, 2022
Spirit Airlines will launch four weekly year-round flights between Hartford, Connecticut and Montego Bay, Jamaica starting December 15, 2022. The new service will be the only nonstop connection between Connecticut and Jamaica.
On Thursday (September 1, 2022), Spirit Airlines announced the launch of new nonstop service between Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, Connecticut and Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The new route will mark the only available nonstop service between Connecticut and Jamaica. The route will be operated four times weekly year-round, providing a convenient and affordable option for tourists and the state’s large Jamaican population.
In Thursday’s announcment, Spirit Airlines’ Vice President of Network Planning, John Kirby, said,
“Spirit Airlines is excited to launch our first ever international flight from Bradley International Airport. We sincerely appreciate our partnership with the airport and the opportunities to grow since launching service in 2017. We have tremendous teams both here in Connecticut and in Montego Bay and have proudly served Jamaica since 2005. We can’t wait to provide our Guests with More Go.”
Also commenting on the new Montego Bay service, Connecticut Airport Authority’s Executive Director, Kevin A. Dillon, A.A.E., added,
“We have pursued nonstop Jamaica service at Bradley International Airport for years now in an effort to meet our community’s needs, and we are proud to finally make it a reality with Spirit’s partnership. I have no doubt that this service will be successful, and I am proud that Bradley Airport will finally be able to offer this convenient connectivity for the state’s strong Jamaican population, their friends, and their relatives.”
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