Egg Harbor Township, NJ - April 26, 2017 -- Spirit Airlines will resume operating seasonal service from Boston (BOS) and Atlanta (ATL) to Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) beginning April 27, 2017. Additionally, the airline has announced an increase of one daily seasonal roundtrip between ACY and Orlando International Airport, bringing the total to three daily nonstop frequencies to the popular vacation destination from ACY. The seasonal service will continue to run through the summer and into the fall for Atlanta.
"We appreciate Spirit's continuing confidence in the Atlantic City International Airport and look forward to working together in providing an enjoyable flying experience to all of our destinations, including the returning seasonal service from Atlanta and Boston," said Stephen F. Dougherty, Executive Director for the South Jersey Transportation Authority.
"As Spirit adds more new aircraft to our growing Fit Fleet, we are committed to offering new service to the places our customers want to fly," said Mark Kopczak, Vice President of Network Planning for Spirit Airlines. "We are pleased to offer this summer service and show our commitment to serving our loyal customers in Atlantic City and throughout the region."
Spirit Airlines was one of ACY's first scheduled and its longest continuously operating air carrier. The airline carry's more than one million passengers annually to and from the Atlantic City region and represents tens of millions in economic impact. They have been credited with helping the airport maintain its status as one of the lowest fare airports in the country offering value combined with ACY's convenience. Seats on these new flights are available now at Spirit.com .
About Atlantic City International Airport:
Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) is a world-class international gateway located in the heart of southern New Jersey in Egg Harbor Township just twelve miles from Atlantic City. ACY sits on 5,300 acres of land and it boasts one of the longest runways in the country. The FAA's William J. Hughes Technical Center is located adjacent to the airport site and houses the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Laboratory. ACY is home to the Air National Guard, the 177th Fighter Wing "Jersey Devils" and the U.S. Coast Guard. For more information, visit www.acairport.com .
About Spirit Airlines:
Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) is committed to offering the lowest total price to the places we fly, on average much lower than other airlines, on average nearly 40% less. Our customers start with an unbundled, stripped-down Bare Fare™ and get Frill Control™ which allows them to pay only for the options they choose - like bags, seat assignments and refreshments - the things other airlines bake right into their ticket prices. We help people save money and travel more often, create new jobs and stimulate business growth in the communities we serve. Our Fit Fleet is one of the youngest, most fuel-efficient in the U.S. We operate more than 450 daily flights to 60 destinations in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. Come save with us at www.spirit.com .