Spirit Airlines to begin service from New Orleans

New Orleans, La. - Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport announced Monday that Spirit Airlines will begin service from New Orleans in January 2013.

Spirit is an ultra low cost carrier with service to over 50 destinations within the United States, Caribbean, Bahamas and Latin America.

Spirit will begin with daily non-stop service from New Orleans International to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on January 24, 2013.

Spirit operates one of the newest fleets of Airbus aircraft in the Americas, and plans to start service at Armstrong International Airport with either an Airbus A319 (145-seat aircraft) or Airbus A320 (178-seat aircraft).