Spirit Airlines Increases Flight Frequency to Costa Rica

As of July 19, there will be two daily flights that the company will conduct between Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and San Jose, Costa Rica.

Monday, May 18, 2009

The airline began flights to Costa Rica in April 2007, using aircraft with a capacity for 145 passengers.

Nación published the statements of Michael Crosgrove, reservations manager for the airline, on its website: "The success achieved in the last two years influenced the decision to increase the frequency of flights to the country. Before we arrived, ticket cost for flights to the US were higher. We entered the competition and airlines lowered prices."

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The low-cost carrier Spirit will offer connections to 26 U.S. cities.

Promoting flights to Southern USA will be the cornerstone of Spirit's expansion strategy in El Salvador.

The airline, which recently made its maiden flight between San Salvador and Fort Lauderdale will offer connections to 26 U.S. cities, with the possibility of flying to more cities depending on demand.

Spirit to Fly to El Salvador

April 2011

The low-cost US airline will inaugurate a new daily route between Florida in the USA and the Salvadoran capital.

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The airline will start with three flights per week on June 13 and by the end of the year expects to operating daily.

Nature Air Begins Flights to Nicaragua

February 2011

The Costa Rican domestic airline will begin flights to Managua, Nicaragua, on March 02.

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Pilot Strike Grounds Spirit Airlines

June 2010

All the flights of the discount airline Spirit are cancelled, at least until June 17; its pilots demand a 30% wage increase.

Spirit has regular flights linking Fort Lauderdale with several Central American airports: Guatemala City, San Pedro Sula, Managua, San José and Panama.

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