Spirit Airlines Adds New Service from LaGuardia, Plus a Status Challenge
Spirit Airlines has announced the addition of three new destinations from New York City’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA), and the airline is expanding operations at the airport. Plus there is a status challenge that can get you Free Spirit Silver or Gold status.
New Service from LaGuardia
The airline will offer nonstop service to San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) starting in April, followed by new flights to Nashville (BNA) in May and Los Angeles (LAX) in June. Spirit is also offering more flexibility to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) with an increase to five flights each day.
|San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU)||Saturday-only||April 17, 2021|
|Nashville (BNA)||Daily||May 5, 2021|
|Los Angeles (LAX)||Saturday-only||June 12, 2021|
|Chicago (ORD)||Up to 2x Daily||Existing Service|
|Detroit (DTW)||2x Daily||Existing Service|
|Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)||1x Daily||Existing Service|
|Fort Lauderdale (FLL)||5x Daily||Existing Service|
|Myrtle Beach (MYR)||2x Daily||Existing Service|
|Orlando (MCO)||Up to 2x Daily||Existing Service|
|Tampa (TPA)||1x Daily||Existing Service|
Expanded Operations at LaGuardia
Spirit will also begin operating flights out of a second terminal at LaGuardia. The carrier worked with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to secure additional space for growth in Terminal A (The Marine Air Terminal). Starting on April 28, 2021, Spirit Airlines departures from LGA will take place from the following terminals:
- Terminal A: All flights to Fort Lauderdale (five flights each day)
- Terminal C: Flights to all destinations other than Fort Lauderdale will depart from Terminal C
Spirit is working closely with the Port Authority to add communications and signage to ensure Guests arrive at the appropriate terminal. The airline will also temporarily provide complimentary shuttle service between Terminal A and Terminal C, running every 15-20 minutes daily between the hours of 4:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Status Match Challenge
The Free Spirit Status Match Challenge is an opportunity for you to experience the most valuable benefits of the Free Spirit program. It’s a way to switch your loyalty to Spirit and immediately benefit from our Status levels. If you currently have elite status with another airline, we will give you the equivalent Free Spirit Status for ninety (90) days – complimentary. Plus, you will have the opportunity to earn ongoing Free Spirit Silver or Gold status based on reduced earning criteria.
You can see the details of the offer here.