Spirit Airlines announces weekly non-stop service between Fort Lauderdale and Aruba, beginning November 10, 2007. Service is via Queen Beatrix International Airport.
Aruba is Spirit's 23rd destination in the Bahamas, Caribbean and Latin American region, and the 39th destination overall.
In addition to non-stop service from Fort Lauderdale, Spirit will also offer connecting service to Aruba from its domestic network. Spirit serves all routes with a fleet of Airbus aircraft, the youngest in the Americas.
"We are pleased to offer our customers more low fare options for travel to one of the most preferred islands in the Caribbean," said Michael Pewther, Senior Director of Sales for Spirit Airlines. Customers have come to prefer Spirit for our legendary ultra-low fares, clean new planes, on-time service, and friendly staff. We're looking forward to taking travelers to enjoy all of the wonderful vacation options that Aruba has to offer."
"We look forward to greeting more Floridians than ever before and we are happy to welcome Spirit Airlines to Aruba this November with the first-ever non-stop service from Fort Lauderdale to the island," said Myrna Jansen, Managing Director of the Aruba Tourism Authority.
"This new service from Spirit Airlines will help vacationers discover the many beauties and delights of our wonderful island."
"We welcome Spirit Airlines to Aruba and are very pleased to now have the first non-stop service between Fort Lauderdale and Queen Beatrix International Airport," said Peter Steinmetz, Managing Director Aruba Airport Authority. "Spirit Airlines will increase demand to Aruba by bringing more visitors from Florida, as well as through its connecting service from many other cities in the United States."
Schedule for non-stop service effective November 10, 2007(A):
To Aruba from: Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
Fort Lauderdale 11:00 am 3:05 pm 885 0 Saturday
From Aruba to: Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
Fort Lauderdale 3:55 pm 6:00 pm 886 0 Saturday
(A) Service subject to foreign government approval.
About Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines, Inc. is the largest Ultra Low Cost Carrier in the United States, Latin America and The Caribbean. Its all-Airbus fleet, the youngest in the Americas, flies more than 200 daily flights to 39 destinations. The company is based in Miramar, Florida, and employs 2,200 professionals. © 2007 NoticiasFinancieras - Business Wire Latin America - All rights reserved