Spirit Airlines Adds Service to New Orleans From Five New Destinations

Nonstop service to New Orleans from Boston, Newark, Tampa, Minneapolis/St. Paul begins this week

MIRAMAR, Fla. — It’s not just the Saints who will be marching into New Orleans this winter. Spirit Airlines is expanding its service at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport with new nonstop flights between the Big Easy and Boston, Newark, Tampa and Minneapolis/St. Paul beginning now. Spirit will also begin seasonal service to its newest city, Columbus, Ohio, starting on March 22, 2018.

The new routes are an extension of Spirit’s growth in New Orleans. Earlier this year, Spirit started routes to Baltimore, Cleveland and Orlando. The new service includes flights to and from New Orleans from the following destinations:

– Boston (BOS), daily, starting Nov. 9   

-Newark/New York (EWR), daily, starting Nov. 9

-Tampa (TPA), daily, starting Nov. 9

-Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP), four times a week, starting Nov. 10

-Columbus, OH (CMH), three times a week, seasonal, from March 22, 2018  to Nov. 7, 2018

“We are excited to bring even more ultra-low fares to New Orleans this winter,” said Mark Kopczak, Spirit Airlines' Vice President of Network Planning. “Adding to our expanded service earlier this year, we are excited to celebrate our growth in New Orleans and we remain committed to saving our Guests more money on air travel, so they can spend their hard-earned cash at the country’s best vacation destinations.”

“Spirit’s continued growth in the New Orleans market has contributed extensively to our community by providing affordable travel to 16 destinations. Air travel has become a more accessible means of transportation with the influx of ultra-low cost carriers like Spirit,” said Kevin Dolliole, Director of Aviation for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. “We are very excited for the launch of these new routes and look forward to Spirit’s continued success in New Orleans.”

Guests can check out fares and vacation packages to all of Spirit’s destinations at the redesigned spirit.com, where they can also sign up to receive alerts on Spirit's email deals and offers.

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