Spirit Airlines is a low-cost US airline with regular flights in both North America and the Caribbean and Latin America region. Its headquarters are in Miramar, in the state of Florida, and it has its bases of operations at the airports of Fort Lauderdale, in Florida, and Detroit, in Michigan. Spirit was born in 1980 as a charter company with the name of Charter One, and changed to its current name in 1992. It currently has more than 76 destinations in the main airports of the United States, as well as in Canada, Mexico, Caribbean islands , Central America, Colombia and Peru.
In May 2018, Spirit announced that they would be the first ultra low-cost carrier to fit their aircraft with high-speed WiFi access that started in the fall of 2018. All of their aircraft are expected to be equipped with WiFi by summer of 2019.
The Sprit Air fleet consists of more than 136 Airbus of the A319, A320 and A321 models, and the list of orders to the European manufacturer is close to 180 aircraft as september 2019.
👜 Baggage regulations at Spirit Airlines
With Spirit, luggage check-in has a different cost depending on whether the luggage has been included in the reservation in advance or if you go to the airport with one or two bags. The boarding pass printing also has a cost if the airport check-in is done. Carrying it printed at home is one of the most repeated tips by the company. To save on luggage check-in, Spirit Airlines offers its travelers a promotion called $ 9 Fare Club, which allows you to enjoy travel offers and special prices.
Spirit Airlines, due to its special features, reduces the space available for hand luggage. Among the space savings is the reference to the rows of seats, which is offset by the lack of reclining seats. The maximum measurements in inches of handbags admitted to the cabin are 40 x 35 x 30 cm. Any carry-on luggage that exceeds the maximum measures will be destined to the warehouse and billed according to the company's rates.
🕗 Spirit Airlines Web Check-in
Checking online with Spirit is easy and fast. It can be done from 24 hours before the departure time of the flight to one hour before it. Spirit online check-in also allows the opportunity to close some last-minute fringes regarding seats or luggage that has not been billed during the reservation process. This will avoid cost overruns. The luggage added during the 24 hours prior to the departure of the flight will be charged separately.