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Photos: Spirit Airlines Becomes First U.S. Carrier to Receive an Airbus A320neo

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On Saturday, Spirit Airlines became the first airline in the U.S. to receive an Airbus A320neo, when the aircraft arrived from Toulouse via Goose Bay. When Spirit puts the neo into service in early November, it will become the third operator in the Americas. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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cnyflyboy
Where are they getting money to buy/lease 55 of the Airbus 320neo they have on order?Do that many people fly them?
JD345
JD345 4
I'm sure the money comes from the Reading Light Fee, Barf Bag Fee, Seat Reclining Fee, Window Shade Fee...
iflyifr
iflyifr 1
Don't forget the jetway fee!
wopri
Sadly, there are enough people that do. That is probably the reason we are seeing a race to the bottom as far as seatspace and service in most airlines.
JD345
JD345 1
People seriously wear four changes of clothes on the plane with these guys. Unbelievable.
nicholashuff
Nicholas Huff 7
People actually fly that airline?
jcinnb
jcinnb 4
Once!
andromeda07
andromeda07 0
Me too -- once too many!
jeffinsydney
jeff slack 5
Not going to make them a better carrier.................they are far from being an airline.

Referring to Spirit as an airline is like calling your local Fish and Chip shop a restaurant................you can hardly call Spirit an Airline.
They are just a carrier who now has NEOs to pack.

Good for them.
honzanl
honza nl 3
McDonalds is also a typical US restaurant; so the US is full of companies who only compete on price instead of quality....
JD345
JD345 4
The good news is you're on a brand new A320neo. The bad news is you have to pay an extra $85 to find out where you're going.
sanlazaro
Frank Vila -1
I would not fly that airline it all with its neo ridicules policies.
FJCC
Javier Cortes 2
You are really wrong.
Works pretty and you pay for what you really need.
At others pay for services you don't use.
It is the future.

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