Spirit Airlines jumps into Cleveland market – Cleveland Plain Dealer

Spirit's new taxi like livery seen at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Photo: Andrew Thon – OPShots Contributor //

Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines announced Wednesday it was entering the increasingly competitive market at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, with nonstop service to eight popular destinations including Orlando, Florida; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; and Los Angeles. Spirit — which boasts of ultra-low fares combined with fees for bags, beverages and almost everything else — brings its …

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Ryanair orders 100 Boeing 737 MAXs – USA Today

One of 300 737s in Ryanair's fleet lifts off from 08R at Gatwick. Photo – OPShots Contributor: Mark Thomas

Irish low-cost-carrier Ryanair announced a firm order for 100 Boeing 737 jets in New York on Monday. The airline also added options for an additional 100 jets. The firm deal would be worth $11 billion at list prices, though carriers typically receive significant discounts. “Ryanair is proud and honored to become the lead operator of …

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Allegiant Air Adds Five New Routes In Florida – Aviation Week

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Allegiant Air will add five new routes this fall to Florida, continuing its strategy of connecting smaller U.S. cities with popular vacation destinations.One of the new routes—Belleville, Illinois to St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport—will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays, two days that until recently Allegiant had scheduled relatively few flights. “We are seeing more opportunity in …

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Spirit Airlines Record Second Quarter 2014: Second Quarter Adjusted Net Income Increases 45.2 Percent – Yahoo Finance

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Spirit Airlines, Inc. (SAVE) today reported second quarter 2014 financial results. Adjusted net income for the second quarter 2014 increased 45.2 percent to $66.5 million ($0.91 per diluted share) compared to $45.8 million ($0.63 per diluted share) for the second quarter 20131. GAAP net income for the second quarter 2014 was $64.8 million ($0.88 per …

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