Spirit Airlines to Launch New Service From Memphis to Las Vegas, Orlando and Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines is launching new daily service from Memphis to Las Vegas and Orlando from April 20, 2022, and to Los Angeles starting June 8, 2022. Memphis will be Spirit’s second Tennessee gateway, following the carrier’s entry into Nashville in 2019.
Today (December 14, 2021), Spirit Airlines announced the launch of new daily service from Memphis (MEM) to Las Vegas (LAS), Orlando (MCO) and Los Angeles (LAX). The carrier will offer daily service on all routes, with Las Vegas and Orlando service starting on April 20, 2022, followed by flights between Memphis and Los Angeles on June 8, 2022. Memphis will become Spirit’s second gateway in Tennessee, complementing existing service from Nashville which started in 2019.
In Tuesday’s announcement, Spirit Airlines’ Vice President of Network Planning, John Kirby, said,
“We're excited about serving Memphis because we think travelers in Western Tennessee and nearby states could use more high value flight options to popular leisure destinations. Also, Memphis is a vibrant community with so much to explore in music, food, culture and more for visitors looking for a rich experience.”
Also commenting on Spirit’s new Memphis Service, Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority Board of Commissioners’ Chairman, Pace Cooper, said,
“The arrival of Spirit Airlines at MEM provides our passengers with more low-cost travel options, and reflects our continued recovery from the pandemic. These three new daily routes indicate that Spirit sees Memphis as a promising market and we look forward to their continued growth at MEM.”
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.
Source: Spirit Airlines/PRNewswire