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New Routes of the Day – Americas 2 (26 May 2022): Spirit at Salt Lake City

SLC first flightSpirit (IATA code NK) has started serving Salt Lake City in Utah for the first time. On 26 May, the ULCC began daily service from Los Angeles and Orlando MCO, and 2-daily service from Las Vegas. All three routes are already well served by other carriers:

  • Las Vegas: Delta (35-weekly), Southwest (33-weekly), Frontier (4-weekly)
  • Los Angeles: Delta (55-weekly), Alaska Airlines (24-weekly), JetBlue (14-weekly), Southwest (13-weekly) and United (13-weekly)
  • Orlando MCO: Delta (32-weekly), JetBlue (5-weekly)

What they said

John Kirby, Vice President of Network Planning, Spirit Airlines said: “We listen to our Guests, and they told us they wanted more exciting Western destinations to experience the great outdoors. This spring is a great time to launch service to Salt Lake City, The Crossroads of the West. We’re also excited to introduce our high-value travel proposition for our new Utah Guests looking for convenient non-stop flights to some of the nation’s most popular leisure destinations.”

Bill Wyatt, Executive Director, Salt Lake City Department of Airports, added: “We are thrilled to welcome Spirit Airlines to Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). Spirit has the distinction of being the first new domestic carrier to come aboard since opening The New SLC. The Spirit model will be a popular addition to SLC’s portfolio of airlines.”

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