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Spirit plans to furlough up to 30% of its workers

Friday will see the start of negotiations between the United States-based low-cost Spirit Airlines and workers’ unions about the possibility to put 20-30% of employees on unpaid leave in October 2020...


Zivile Zalagenaite

Spirit Airlines inks 100 Airbus A320neo airplanes order

The United States-based ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines finalized an order for 100 Airbus A320neo family aircraft, the Toulouse-based plane maker confirmed on January 6, 2019. The order could be worth as much as $10 billion (at list prices). ...


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Zivile Zalagenaite

Lufthansa maintenance goes wrong, three workers injured

Spirit Airlines 31-strong Airbus A319 fleet appears to have just gotten one airplane short. An A319-100 was seriously damaged while under maintenance and is now in storage. ...


AeroTime Team

Spirit Airlines to acquire 100 aircraft from A320neo family

Spirit Airlines, the Florida-based low-cost carrier, signed a memorandum of understanding to acquire 100 aircraft from the A320neo family, with an option for 50 more. With an average list price of $110.6 million per unit, this order could amount to $10 billion....


AeroTime Team

Spirit Airlines appoints Scott Haralson as new CFO

Spirit Airlines announced on October 17, 2018, that its board of directors has promoted Scott M. Haralson to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective October 16, 2018.  Haralson has over 18 years of airline experience and most recently served as Spirit’s Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis and Corporate Real Estate. ...


Zivile Zalagenaite

Spirit Airlines announces CEO change in 2019

Spirit Airlines, the United States ultra-low-cost carrier, announced executive management changes to take place in 2018-2019. The Chief Financial Officer Ted Christie is joining the company's Board of Directors and assuming the role of President from January 1, 2018, with the intention to replace the current Chief Executive Officer Bob Fornaro on January 1, 2019....


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Woman Gives Birth Mid-Flight on Spirit Airlines

Cristina Penton was 36 weeks pregnant when she boarded Spirit Airlines flight 971 from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Dallas....


Yulius Yoma

Spirit Airlines, pax up by 12.5% in December 2016

Spirit Airlines, a US-based LCC, reported that in December 2016 its traffic (Revenue Passenger Miles - RPMs) increased 12.5% year over year on a capacity (available seat miles) increase of 16.6%....


Yulius Yoma

Spirit Airlines, net income $81.4M in Q3 2016

Spirit Airlines, a US LCC, reported that the GAAP net income for the third quarter of 2016 was $81.4 million ($1.17 per diluted share), or $86.3 million ($1.24 per diluted share) excluding special items....


Yulius Yoma

Spirit Airlines takes delivery of first A320neo in US

Spirit Airlines, an LCC based in Florida (USA), took delivery of the very first A320neo for a US customer on the 11th of October 2016. It is the first of 50 A320neo Family aircraft the low-cost carrier has ordered. All of Spirit’s A320neo Family aircraft will be powered by Pratt & Whitney Pure Power PW1100-JM engines....