Ultra low fare carrier Spirit Airlines has announced plans to to begin service from Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport in June. The 8th-largest U.S. carrier is headquartered in Miramar (metro Miami), Florida, operating a fleet of Airbus aircraft more than 500 times daily to 78 destinations in the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America.
Spirit will offer daily non-stops to Orlando (MCO) and Las Vegas (LAS) in competition with Southwest and Frontier Airlines, and will fly the only non-stop from MKE to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Its unique “A La Smarte’ service features super low airfares, with customers able to purchase options such as checked bags, advance seat assignments and inflight refreshments.
Flights from Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP) began several years ago with current non-stop destinations including Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington (BWI), Denver, Detroit, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Myrtle Beach, New Orleans, Orlando, Phoenix, and Tampa/St. Petersburg (TPA).