Spirit Airlines will soon beef up its schedule in New
Beginning May 25, the ultra-low-cost carrier will operate
daily flights from the Crescent City to Baltimore, Cleveland and Orlando.
The routes will complement existing Spirit flights from New
Orleans to Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Houston, Dallas, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale,
Detroit and Atlanta.
Spirit will be the lone carrier to serve New
Orleans-Cleveland, according to the website Flight Connections. It will compete
against Southwest on the Baltimore route and against Southwest and Frontier on
the Orlando route. (Allegiant also flies to New Orleans from its Florida base
at the smaller Orlando Sanford Airport.)
The three New Orleans routes were among 10 new flights
Spirit unveiled Tuesday. The carrier will add to its Newark network with daily
flights to Houston Bush beginning April 27. Spirit will compete with United on
Spirit also announced six summer seasonal routes: Houston-Seattle,
Baltimore-Oakland, Baltimore-San Diego, Baltimore-Seattle, Detroit-Oakland and
Those flights will commence May 25.