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Houston Airport System Lands New Nonstop Flights on Spirit Airlines to Orlando

HOUSTON, December 5, 2012—The Houston Airport System announces new nonstop flights from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to Orlando International Airport (MCO) starting February 14, 2012.

“We offer a Texas-sized thank you to Spirit Airlines for growing the number of low fare flights at George Bush Intercontinental Airport,” said Mario C. Diaz, director of aviation for Houston Airports. “I am confident that the vibrant Houston economy will continue to make a lasting impression on the leadership team at Spirit and our partnership will grow even stronger as a result.”

Spirit introduced its ultra low fare service to Houstonians in September with twice daily nonstop service to Dallas/Fort Worth, and started daily nonstop service from Houston to both Chicago O’Hare and Las Vegas in October.

Spirit’s Houston Bush Intercontinental (IAH) – Orlando (MCO) schedule effective February 14, 2013:

Flight # 832 will depart Houston on a daily basis at 9:45 a.m., arriving in Orlando at 1:10 p.m. The return flight (Flight # 713), will leave Orlando at 2:00 p.m. seven days per week and will arrive at IAH at 3:20 p.m.

“Orlando International Airport is pleased to have another nonstop route to one of our most popular destinations. Spirit’s new low fare service expands our connection to the Houston metropolitan area, which is Orlando’s 7th largest domestic market with nearly 2,800 passengers per day,” says Phil Brown, Executive Director, Greater Orlando Aviation Authority.

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