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Spirit Is Launching New Nonstop Service To Puerto Rico’s Southern Coast

Spirit Airways at the moment introduced plans to increase its service to Puerto Rico with new routes to Mercedita Worldwide Airport (PSE) within the southern coastal metropolis of Ponce. Spirit additionally has present routes to the capital metropolis of San Juan (SJU) on the northern coast and Aguadilla (BQN) on the northwestern tip of the island.

Spirit is ready to begin working every day flights between Orlando (MCO) and PSE on February 16, 2022. With roughly 70 flights operating every day, MCO is one in all Spirit’s largest airport operations. From right here, the price range provider can be providing one-stop flight choices linking Ponce with over a dozen U.S. cities.


“Including Ponce as our third market in Puerto Rico is a improbable strategy to rejoice 20 years of Spirit serving the island,” stated John Kirby, Spirit’s Vice President of Community Planning. “Our new nonstop flights to Orlando present connectivity to many high-value journey choices for flying in or out of Ponce, together with serving the colourful and rising Puerto Rican group in Central Florida.”

Spirit Airways’ One-Cease Choices To/From PSE:
Atlanta (ATL) Baltimore (BWI) Cleveland (CLE) Columbus (CMH)
Detroit (DTW) Dallas-Fort Value (DFW) Hartford-Bradley (BDL) Houston (IAH)
Minneapolis (MSP) Nashville (BNA) New Orleans (MSY) Pensacola (PNS)
Philadelphia (PHL) Pittsburgh (PIT)

Spirit made its entrance into Puerto Rico in 2001 with the launch of service to San Juan, adopted by an growth to Aguadilla in 2007. With the addition of flights to Ponce as a 3rd choice, prospects will be capable to select from eight nonstop routes operating between Florida and Puerto Rico airports.

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“Our Island continues selling its nice potential with the announcement of this new continuous flight between Orlando and Ponce, a route that may enhance flight availability for our individuals in addition to those that go to us,” stated Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi.

“The financial improvement of Ponce and the southern area is a precedence for my administration, and we’ll proceed looking for alliances useful to our financial system reminiscent of this one. I thank Spirit Airways and John Kirby for placing their belief in Puerto Rico and being key gamers within the growth of flight choices to our Island.”

“We thank Spirit for his or her assist,” stated Carlos Mercado Santiago, govt director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Firm (PRTC).

“The brand new path to the southern metropolis of Ponce is a part of the PRTC’s dedication to proceed increasing seat availability and flight frequency to all three worldwide airports on the Island. For the previous 20 years, Spirit has been a tremendous associate in our mission to place Puerto Rico as a significant air entry hub within the Caribbean and we look ahead to proceed strengthening our enterprise ties and making Puerto Rico extra enticing and accessible to these in search of an awesome trip.”

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