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Spirit Airlines Starts Daily Non-Stop Service Between Oakland/San Francisco, California and Las Vegas

Spirit Airlines Starts Daily Non-Stop Service Between Oakland/San Francisco, California and Las Vegas

Press Releases
August 18th, 2011

Miramar, Florida (August 18, 2011) – Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq: SAVE) today starts two daily non-stop flights between Oakland International Airport serving the Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area and Las Vegas.  Service will increase to three daily non-stop flights on September 7, 2011.

To celebrate, Spirit is offering $17 fares* (each way based on round trip purchase) at www.spirit.com available today through Saturday.

“We are excited to be giving consumers from Oakland and the entire San Francisco Bay Area and Las Vegas the opportunity to save money on travel.  Our ultra low base fares with a range of optional services for a fee allows customers the freedom to choose only the extras they value,” said Mark Kopczak, Spirit’s Senior Director Network Planning.

“Oakland International Airport is thrilled to welcome Spirit Airlines and we're delighted that they have selected OAK as their gateway of choice to the San Francisco Bay Area,” said Deborah Ale Flint, Director of Aviation for the Port of Oakland, which owns and operates OAK. “Spirit Airlines' unique a la carte pricing - from big seats up front to options for onboard amenities and for checked or carry-on bags – allows customers to tailor their travel experience to their individual needs. We think this is a winning formula for the savvy Bay Area traveler,” she continued.

“We are pleased to partner once again with Spirit Airlines,” said Cathy Tull, senior vice president of marketing for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.  “Las Vegas is a popular destination for both leisure and business travelers, and these new flights provide those in Oakland with another easy way to get here.”

Schedule for Spirit’s Oakland/San Francisco, California (OAK) – Las Vegas (LAS)
service effective August 18, 2011 – September 6, 2011
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Schedule for Spirit’s Oakland/San Francisco, California (OAK) – Las Vegas (LAS)
service effective September 7, 2011
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$17 Fares* (each way based on round trip purchase):
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About Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq: SAVE) empowers customers to save money on air travel by offering ultra low base fares with a range of optional services for a fee, allowing customers the freedom to choose only the extras they value. This innovative approach grows the traveling market and stimulates new economic activity while creating new jobs.  Spirit's modern fleet, configuration and other innovations enable Spirit to burn less fuel per seat than competitors, making Spirit the most environmentally-friendly U.S. carrier.  Spirit’s all-Airbus fleet currently operates more than 175 daily flights to over 45 destinations throughout the U.S., Latin America and Caribbean.  Visit Spirit at www.spirit.com.

About the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport
The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport, Oakland International Airport and 20 miles of waterfront. The Oakland seaport is the fifth busiest container port in the U.S.; Oakland International Airport is the second largest San Francisco Bay Area airport and fourth largest airport in California, offering over 300 daily passenger and cargo flights; and the Port’s real estate includes commercial developments such as Jack London Square and hundreds of acres of public parks and conservation areas. The Port of Oakland was established in 1927 and is an independent department of the City of Oakland. Visit portofoakland.com and oaklandairport.com. Facebook / Oakland International Airport.

Media Note:  Spirit aircraft photos and video b-roll is available at http://marketing.spirit.com/press.

*Individual travel-date specific fares must be booked on spirit.com by 11:59PM ET on August 20, 2011 for travel on the dates as specified by individual market and by market direction. Fares are based each way on roundtrip purchase and roundtrip travel is required, but these fares may be combined with other valid and applicable Spirit Airlines fares on other dates of travel. To become a member of the Spirit Airlines $9 Fare Club, please go to www.spirit.com for more details. Not all markets are operated on a daily basis during the travel period, or necessarily for the entire travel period -- please see www.spirit.com for details.

Travel within the United States
Quoted fare includes the base fare, any fuel surcharges and a 7.5% U.S. excise tax. The quoted fare does not include the following taxes and fees that may apply to your air travel:

- September 11th Security Fee: A September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 applies per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport up to $5.00 each way.

- Domestic Segment Tax: A segment tax of $3.70 per U.S. domestic flight segment (a flight segment is defined as one takeoff and landing).

- Passenger Facility Charges (PFC): Up to $9.00 each way per traveling customer.

- Passenger Usage Fee: Passenger Usage Fee of $8.00 per one way travel per traveling customer applies to all reservations excluding bookings created directly at Spirit Airlines' airport locations.

International Flights (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands)
Quoted fare includes the base fare and any fuel surcharges. The quoted fare does not include the following taxes and fees that may apply to your air travel:

- September 11th Security Fee: A September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 applies per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport up to $5.00 each way.

- APHIS User Fee of up to $5.00 per traveling customer upon arrival to the U.S.

- Immigration User Fee of up to $7.00 per traveling customer upon arrival to the U.S.

- Customs User Fee of up to $5.50 per traveling customer upon arrival to the U.S.

- Passenger Facility Charges (PFC): Up to $9.00 each way per traveling customer.

- International arrival/departure tax of $16.30 for each arrival and departure to and from the U.S.

- Passenger Usage Fee: Passenger Usage Fee of $13.00 per one way travel per traveling customer applies to all international reservations excluding bookings created directly at Spirit Airlines' airport locations as well as flights originating in or departing from airports in Colombia or Panama.

- Non-U.S. government taxes and fees of up to 19% of total fare.

All Travel

- Most fares include Fuel Pass Through; however, certain fares exclude Fuel Pass Through, including itineraries originating in Colombia where there is a mandated fuel surcharge that differs from the Fuel Pass Through.

- All fares are subject to change until confirmed and purchased.

- All reservations are non-refundable and non-transferable. Changes or cancellations made to itineraries will be subject to change fees, any fare differential, any differences in government taxes and fees and carrier ancillary charges.

- Refundable fares purchased on or before October 25, 2010, are unrestricted and fully refundable. Changes and cancellations are permitted without a change fee; however, any new reservation will be a non-refundable fare.

- For a complete list of rules and regulations please read our Contract of Carriage.

Other Fees
Additional baggage fees, change fees, and advance seat assignment fees may apply.

Please go to www.spirit.com for a complete list of Spirit Airlines' Travel Policies and Contract of Carriage.

Media Contacts:
Misty Pinson
Director, Corporate Communications
misty.pinson@spirit.com

Manuel Jaquez (Latin America & Caribbean)
manuel.jaquez@spirit.com

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