Spirit Airlines launches nonstop service at Nashville International Airport

Spirit Airlines is the latest airline to begin service at the Nashville International Airport.

Spirit Airlines is the latest airline to begin service at the Nashville International Airport.

Spirit Airlines launched service Oct. 10 from the Nashville International Airport to several U.S. cities.

The airline offers daily nonstop flights to Baltimore/Washington D.C.; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Las Vegas; New Orleans; and Orlando, according to the company. Daily flights to Tampa begin Nov. 5.

Spirit Airlines also announced Oct. 10 the company will expand its nonstop flight offerings beginning early next year to Austin, Texas; Cancun, Mexico; Newark, New Jersey; and Los Angeles. The airline said it plans to increase its flights to Orlando next year.

"We are delighted to have Spirit Airlines officially join the BNA team with today's inaugural flights," said Doug Kreulen, Nashville International Airport president and CEO, in a news release. "Along with beginning service today, Spirit's announcement of four additional destinations is fantastic news for Nashville and all of Middle Tennessee and demonstrates the attractiveness of this market and their commitment to serving our community."

Sprit Airlines is the 15th carrier to operate at the airport, according to BNA.

As part of the airport's plan to reinvest $4 billion by 2033, BNA will expand to add an airport hotel and a 115,000-square-foot concourse. The new concourse will feature six new gates, four baggage claim carousels and dining and retail options, according to BNA.


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