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Spirit Airlines


11 415 reviews
Headquarters: 2800 Executive Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33025 (801) 401-2200 Website
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I fly other but I find myself always coming back to spirit, I was in a small accident on the way to the airport and missed my flight, they changed my flight at no charge and gave me a overnight kit with toothbrush ect. I fly all out the country and never have a problem keep up the good work.

Date of travel: January 2019
Domestic Economy Detroit - Fort Lauderdale
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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213 reviews
50 helpful votes
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I am a frequent traveler, I travel 12 plus times a year. I take spirit about half of the time because of the cheap airfare. This works for me because I pack light and travel with just a backpack which holds a week worth of clothing. If I did not pack like this I probably wouldn’t fly spirit because of...

Date of travel: February 2019
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Flight arrived about 15 minutes early. Spirit had newer planes and they were comfortable. Flight attendants were pleasant and helpful. I would definitely fly them again.

Date of travel: February 2019
Domestic Economy Los Angeles - Houston
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Low cost indeed... I was hooked by the price, no knowing all the details of the transaction. I didn't know the carry ons are extra; I didn't know the carry on bins are small, I didn't know you pay for water or soft drink on board, I didn't know they didn't offer peanuts unless you pay for them. I didn't...

Date of travel: February 2019
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Domestic Economy Jacksonville - Baltimore

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Westlake, Ohio
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310 reviews
92 helpful votes
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Spirit is definitely no frills, but the planes are newer and in decent shape, the aisles are actually wide enough to walk in, and you can have an assigned seat - for a price. The nickeling and diming is getting on my nerves - Spirit is charging for WATER?? What if a passenger is having a coughing attack, or a...

Date of travel: February 2019
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Domestic Economy Cleveland - Fort Lauderdale

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Thank tmoore48
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Although Spirit would not issue me a gate pass to meet my special needs adult nephew who traveled alone they did arrange an escort for my nephew by airport personnel. This type of arrangement does not always go well but everyone did their jobs and my nephew arrived safely.

Date of travel: February 2019
Domestic Economy Dallas - Los Angeles
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Mount Airy, Maryland
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170 reviews
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My wife and I flew to Florida for her birthday weekend on Spirit Airlines. We splurged and bought the tickets for the second row seating with checked bags and carry on. We boarded in the first group. Our seats were very comfortable but did not recline. The crew was very friendly and helpful. Both flights left on time and were...

Date of travel: February 2019
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Domestic Economy Baltimore - Fort Lauderdale

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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34 reviews
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While flying spirit from Phoenix to SanJuanPuertoRico we(party at 4) had a layover in FT.Lauderdale.We sat down for lunch near our gate.With all of our documents in order we boarded the first leg on time.We get up to walk to our gate and all of the gate staff are closing the doors.Everyone had boarded, and the aircraft was pulling away...

Date of travel: November 2018
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No hassle, pleasant. Nothing was too much for the employees. They showed genuine interest in the passengers.

Date of travel: February 2019
Domestic Economy Baltimore - Fort Lauderdale
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Dracut, Massachusetts
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Great service. I’d continue to fly Spirit. Easy trip. No complaints at all. I prefer the no frills. Very easy experience. Best value.

Date of travel: February 2019
Domestic Economy Boston - Tampa
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About Spirit Airlines
Florida-based Spirit Airlines (NK) flies non-stop to more than 55 destinations in the United States, Caribbean, Central America and South America. The carrier, which is not part of a major airline alliance, operates a fleet configured entirely with Economy Class seating. For an additional fee, passengers can reserve Big Front Seats, which are wider seats with more legroom located at the front of the plane. Travelers can also pay additional fees for checked baggage and onboard drinks and snacks. Spirit Airlines has two operating bases: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) and Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL).

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