New Puerto Rico flight: That's the Spirit

Spirit Airlines will launch nonstop service five days a week from Fort Lauderdale to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, on April 12.

Aguadilla will be Spirit's second destination in Puerto Rico---the carrier began nonstop service to San Juan from Fort Lauderdale in 2001---and its 30th destination in the Caribbean.

The flight will depart Fort Lauderdale daily except Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 1 p.m., arriving in san juan at 3:40 p.m. The return flight will leave Aquadilla at 4:20 pm and arrive in Fort Lauderdale at 6:58 p.m.

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Meanwhile, Delta has pulled its Wednesday flight between Atlanta and Guadeloupe, one of its new twice-weekly flights to the destination, which began Dec. 13. The Saturday nonstop flight remains in operation. The flight departs Atlanta on Saturdays, arriving Guadeloupe at 3:10 p.m.

The return flight leaves Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe at 4:10 p.m., arriving Atlanta at 7:30 p.m.

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