Spirit Airlines is basically a low-cost carrier in the United States of America. It is North America’s eighth major commercial airline having its headquarters in Florida’s Miramar. Scheduled flights are operated by Spirit Airlines all over the United States and in Latin America, South America, the Caribbean, and Mexico. Bases are operated by the airline at Chicago-O’Hare, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Orlando, Detroit and Fort Lauderdale.
The fleet size of Spirit Airlines is 119 and you can fly with this carrier to 65 different locations. The official website of Spirit Airlines is www.spirit.com. For being able to fly with Spirit Airlines, at first you need to book your flight ticket. This article gives you detailed information about the formation history, destinations, and services offered by Spirit Airlines to its customers.
History of the Spirit Airlines
The Spirit Airlines commenced its services under the name, Clippert Trucking Company in the year 1964. In 1974, it assumed the name of Ground Air Transfer, Inc. It started providing airline services since 1983. The airline got its current name, Spirit Airlines in 1992, on 29th May.
Initially, the headquarters of Spirit Airlines were in Michigan’s Eastpointe in the Metro Detroit area. The company wanted to relocate the headquarters and options were Detroit, New Jersey, Atlantic City and Michigan. In 1999, in the month of November, Spirit Airlines shifted its headquarters to Florida’s Miramar, that is, in the metropolitan area of Miami.