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          2/19/2020

SPIRIT AIRLINES TO INCREASE FLIGHTS AT ATLANTIC CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Egg Harbor Township, NJ – February 18, 2020 — Spirit Airlines is increasing their number of flights at Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) with additional frequencies for three of their key markets. The additional flights are to/from Fort Lauderdale, FL; Orlando, FL and Myrtle Beach, SC. The Airport anticipates a positive response for Spirit’s increased service from both the local community and visitors to the Southern New Jersey region as well.

The increased frequencies are as follows:
- Beginning on July 9, 2020, Fort Lauderdale (FLL) will increase their frequency to three flights per day; up from two flights per day
- Beginning on July 9, 2020, Orlando (MCO) will increase their frequency to 19 flights per week; up from 14 flights per week
- Beginning on June 13, 2020, Myrtle Beach (MYR) will increase their frequency to nine fights per week, up from seven flights per week


"We are excited our long-time partner, Spirit Airlines, has responded to the increased growth and corresponding demand within the Southern New Jersey region," said Stephen F. Dougherty, Executive Director - South Jersey Transportation Authority. "We also look forward to continuing to work with Spirit and local stakeholders to secure additional services at ACY in the future."

“In 1992 we launched service to Atlantic City. Nearly 30 years later, we proudly continue to grow with more nonstop flights to Orlando and Fort Lauderdale,” said John Kirby, Vice President of Network Planning for Spirit. “As the only major airline headquartered in the Sunshine State, we are pleased to offer our Guests in Atlantic City even More Go to the state we call home.”

Over 1.1 million passengers used ACY in 2019 with Spirit providing 91% of the total. These additional frequencies will help the Airport realize its goal of surpassing 1.2 million passengers in 2020.

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