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Thought Spirit Air Was Going To Expand?

Wed Apr 28, 2004 9:03 am

I thought that when Spirit Airlines got that $125 million from the VC, I thought they were going to buy planes and expand? Any news on possible destinations?
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RE: Thought Spirit Air Was Going To Expand?

Wed Apr 28, 2004 9:06 am

They are updating their fleet at this point I think.
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RE: Thought Spirit Air Was Going To Expand?

Wed Apr 28, 2004 9:10 am

They are planning on getting 30 to 35 Airbus planes (a mixture of A321s and A319s... but no A320s  Confused ) to eventually replace their MD-80s.

Spirit is also planning on expanding their operations at ACY. In anticipation of that, SJTA (South Jersey Transportation Authority), the agency that runs ACY, has a terminal expansion plan (up to 18 gates) in their latest Airport Layout Plan.

Maybe by 2010, the terminal along with Spirit's new fleet will become a reality.
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RE: Thought Spirit Air Was Going To Expand?

Wed Apr 28, 2004 9:26 am

That's correct for the orders with the new A319 & A321, too. It is already discussions into the forums from few months ago and talk ya later!


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