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Old November 9th 05, 04:03 PM
C. Massey
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Anyone here ever used Spirit Airlines?

I just happened to see that they must be new at DFW and visited their
website. Pretty cheap fares.

DFW/Ft Lauderdale $59
DFW/Jamaica $89

Just wondering if it's worth saving a couple of bucks by using them?


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Old November 9th 05, 10:40 PM
john smith
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In article ,
"C. Massey" wrote:

Anyone here ever used Spirit Airlines?

I just happened to see that they must be new at DFW and visited their
website. Pretty cheap fares.
DFW/Ft Lauderdale $59
DFW/Jamaica $89
Just wondering if it's worth saving a couple of bucks by using them?


They are HQ'd a Love. Haven't flown them because they do not serve our
market.
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Old November 9th 05, 10:59 PM
C. Massey
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"john smith" wrote in message
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In article ,
"C. Massey" wrote:

Anyone here ever used Spirit Airlines?

I just happened to see that they must be new at DFW and visited their
website. Pretty cheap fares.
DFW/Ft Lauderdale $59
DFW/Jamaica $89
Just wondering if it's worth saving a couple of bucks by using them?


They are HQ'd a Love. Haven't flown them because they do not serve our
market.



I believe that you are thinking of Southwest Airlines. They are HQ'd and
Love. Spirit Airlines is HQ'd in Miramar, FL.


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Old November 10th 05, 03:33 AM
john smith
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In article ,
"C. Massey" wrote:

They are HQ'd a Love. Haven't flown them because they do not serve our
market.


I believe that you are thinking of Southwest Airlines. They are HQ'd and
Love. Spirit Airlines is HQ'd in Miramar, FL.


Weren't they started in Dallas at Love with T Allen McArtor as their CEO?
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Old November 10th 05, 03:50 AM
C. Massey
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"john smith" wrote in message
...
In article ,
"C. Massey" wrote:

They are HQ'd a Love. Haven't flown them because they do not serve our
market.


I believe that you are thinking of Southwest Airlines. They are HQ'd and
Love. Spirit Airlines is HQ'd in Miramar, FL.


Weren't they started in Dallas at Love with T Allen McArtor as their CEO?




According to their webpage, they started in 1980 as Charter One, based in
Detroit. 1992 they changed the name to Spirit Airlines. In 1999 they moved
to Miramar, FL.

I googled T Allen McArtor, and it shows that he started Legend Airlines out
of Love. Looks as though they shut down Dec, 2000.


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Old November 10th 05, 01:55 PM
Ron Natalie
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C. Massey wrote:
Anyone here ever used Spirit Airlines?


Yes. I flew them from Washington to Fort Lauderdale last March
(Easter Weekend). The fares were cheap enough that I flew their
pseudo-first class (Spirit Plus). Service was pretty good.


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Old November 10th 05, 09:53 PM
Capt.Doug
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"C. Massey" wrote in message
According to their webpage, they started in 1980 as Charter One, based in
Detroit. 1992 they changed the name to Spirit Airlines. In 1999 they moved
to Miramar, FL.


Spirit Airlines started as a charter operator with a pair of Convair 580s
doing gambling junkets from DTW to ACY. Now it is the largest privately held
airline in the US.

D.


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Old November 10th 05, 09:56 PM
john smith
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"C. Massey" wrote:

"john smith" wrote in message
...
In article ,
"C. Massey" wrote:

They are HQ'd a Love. Haven't flown them because they do not serve our
market.


I believe that you are thinking of Southwest Airlines. They are HQ'd and
Love. Spirit Airlines is HQ'd in Miramar, FL.


Weren't they started in Dallas at Love with T Allen McArtor as their CEO?




According to their webpage, they started in 1980 as Charter One, based in
Detroit. 1992 they changed the name to Spirit Airlines. In 1999 they moved
to Miramar, FL.

I googled T Allen McArtor, and it shows that he started Legend Airlines out
of Love. Looks as though they shut down Dec, 2000.


Okay, I had the right airport, wrong airline!
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Old November 10th 05, 10:03 PM
C. Massey
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"john smith" wrote in message
...
In article ,
"C. Massey" wrote:

"john smith" wrote in message
...
In article ,
"C. Massey" wrote:

They are HQ'd a Love. Haven't flown them because they do not serve
our
market.

I believe that you are thinking of Southwest Airlines. They are HQ'd
and
Love. Spirit Airlines is HQ'd in Miramar, FL.

Weren't they started in Dallas at Love with T Allen McArtor as their
CEO?




According to their webpage, they started in 1980 as Charter One, based in
Detroit. 1992 they changed the name to Spirit Airlines. In 1999 they
moved
to Miramar, FL.

I googled T Allen McArtor, and it shows that he started Legend Airlines
out
of Love. Looks as though they shut down Dec, 2000.


Okay, I had the right airport, wrong airline!




I will let it slide... this time...

I had forgotten all about Legend Airlines...


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Old November 10th 05, 10:04 PM
C. Massey
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"Capt.Doug" wrote in message
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"C. Massey" wrote in message
According to their webpage, they started in 1980 as Charter One, based in
Detroit. 1992 they changed the name to Spirit Airlines. In 1999 they
moved
to Miramar, FL.


Spirit Airlines started as a charter operator with a pair of Convair 580s
doing gambling junkets from DTW to ACY. Now it is the largest privately
held
airline in the US.

D.




Wow... Pax flew Convairs in the 80's..


 




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