MIRAMAR, Fla., April 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The weather is warming up, the flowers are blooming and summer vacation is right around the corner! Spirit Airlines is celebrating the season by giving Northeast Ohio even More Go with new daily nonstop service from the Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) and Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) beginning today. So whether you're in the mood to hit the strip with your best friends or plan a family getaway to South Carolina's beautiful beaches, check out Spirit's ultra-low fares and spend your savings making memories on a dream trip.

"We are thrilled to deliver this nonstop service to two of the country's most popular summer destinations," said Mark Kopczak, Vice President of Network Planning for Spirit Airlines. "These news flights, combined with our existing service to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, give Akron-Canton even more ultra-low cost options for summer travel."

"Las Vegas is the most requested leisure travel destination that we weren't servicing, so we're thrilled to add it to our lineup of nonstop flights aboard Spirit Airlines. In addition, we're excited that Spirit began service to Myrtle Beach, a family favorite, as another daily nonstop destination from CAK," said Rick McQueen, President and CEO of Akron-Canton Airport. "We enjoy working with Spirit to bring new vacation options to our customers at affordable fares, and look forward to seeing our community take advantage of these new opportunities."

"We are delighted that our partners at Spirit Airlines continue to expand service to Las Vegas with this daily nonstop flight from Akron-Canton," said Cathy Tull, Senior Vice President of Marketing for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. "In 2016, Las Vegas celebrated record visitation of more than 42.9 million visitors, and every new seat provides opportunity for continued growth."

Spirit's new flights to Las Vegas and Myrtle Beach are available for purchase now. You can check out the crazy low fares and vacation packages available to all of the destinations we fly at www.spirit.com and also sign up to receive alerts on Spirit's email deals and offers.

About Spirit Airlines: Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) is committed to offering the lowest total price to the places we fly, on average much lower than other airlines, on average nearly 40% less* Our customers start with an unbundled, stripped-down Bare Fare™ and get Frill Control™ which allows them to pay only for the options they choose - like bags, seat assignments and refreshments - the things other airlines bake right into their ticket prices. We help people save money and travel more often, create new jobs and stimulate business growth in the communities we serve. Our Fit Fleet is one of the youngest, most fuel-efficient in the U.S.  We operate more than 450 daily flights to 60 destinations in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. Come save with us at www.spirit.com.

*U.S. Department of Transportation statistics

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Contact: Stephen Schuler	954-364-0231		Stephen.Schuler@spirit.com En Español: Brittany Portalatin954-364-0243Brittany.Portalatin@spirit.com 

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