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          7/22/2021

New Nonstop Flights to Cancun, San Juan and Miami Coming Soon to Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., July 20, 2021 – Escaping to Mexico, Florida and the Caribbean will be easier than ever this fall with Spirit Airlines’ (NYSE: SAVE) new nonstop options from the Atlantic City International Airport (ACY). Today Spirit announced its first international service from ACY to Cancun, Mexico (CUN) along with flights to San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) and Miami (MIA) – all in time for winter!
Atlantic City’s expansion to 10 destinations is the latest example of growth across Spirit’s network as demand for air travel increases. This summer, Spirit’s operation at ACY became 35% larger than it was in 2019.
“We couldn’t be more excited to announce our first flights from Atlantic City to the Caribbean and Mexico,” said Matt Klein, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Spirit Airlines. “We know people are ready to get out and travel, and non-stop flights to popular destinations make it easy to plan a quick getaway with plenty of sun and sand. It’s been a pleasure working with government and airport leaders in Atlantic City to give our Guests more options than ever before.”
"We appreciate our long-standing partnership with Spirit and their dedication to increasing travel opportunities to and from Atlantic City International Airport," said Stephen F. Dougherty, South Jersey Transportation Authority Executive Director. "These exciting new markets not only broaden the leisure travel options for local residents, but also provide convenient access to South Jersey, adjacent Shore points and beyond for visiting family, friends and the many tourist activities throughout the region."
Spirit’s Elevated Guest Experience
The Atlantic City expansion arrives alongside Spirit’s continuing commitment to invest in the Guest, which entails a number of initiatives aimed at delivering the best value in the sky.
• Our Fit Fleet™ is one of the youngest in the skies, with 16 brand new Airbus A320neo planes joining this year and another 21 on the way next year.
• An all-new cabin interior with ergonomically-designed seats and more usable legroom, featuring the best deal in the sky with our unique Big Front Seat™
• Fast onboard Wi-Fi that allows Guests to watch content from their favorite streaming services*
• Top-tier on-time performance
• Spirit’s Signature Service
• The new Free Spirit® loyalty program with the fastest way to earn rewards and status**
Recognition
Spirit continues to garner awards and recognition in 2021. Spirit is one of only three U.S. airlines listed on FORTUNE's 2021 list of World's Most Admired® Companies, which measures companies with the strongest reputation within their industries. The carrier is a Gold Stevie® Award winner for its groundbreaking self-bag drop system with biometric photo matching, which speeds the check-in process and reduces face-to-face contact. Spirit also earned “Platinum” status in the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) Health Safety initiative powered by SimpliFlying.
Guest Safety
Spirit’s commitment to Safe Travels includes enhanced cleaning, advanced air filtration and a health acknowledgement at check-in. Airlines and airports remain subject to federal law requiring Guests to wear an appropriate face covering at airports and on flights. Please visit Spirit’s COVID-19 Information Center for more information on safety enhancements.
*Available on select aircraft. Fleetwide availability estimated in early 2022.
**Based on points earned on published fares (excluding sale fares) and optional services using the Free Spirit Credit Card (the “Card”), and includes status qualifying points earned by spending on Spirit and everyday purchases using the Card.

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About Spirit Airlines: 
Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is committed to delivering the best value in the sky. We are the leader in providing customizable travel options starting with an unbundled fare. This allows our Guests to pay only for the options they choose — like bags, seat assignments and refreshments — something we call Á La Smarte. We make it possible for our Guests to venture further and discover more than ever before. Our Fit Fleet® is one of the youngest and most fuel-efficient in the U.S. We serve destinations throughout the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean, and are dedicated to giving back and improving those communities. Come save with us at spirit.com.

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