Spirit will commence flights from Orlando to Jamaica during
the late winter, part of the discount carrier’s fast expansion in Orlando.
Service between Orlando and Montego Bay commences Feb. 28
with four flights per week. Spirit will start thrice-weekly Orlando-Kingston
service on March 1. Those routes will make Orlando Spirit’s second gateway to
Kingston, joining Fort Lauderdale, and its fourth gateway to Montego Bay,
joining Fort Lauderdale, Detroit and Baltimore.
Along with the Jamaica routes, Spirit said it would begin
flying daily between Orlando and Denver on Feb. 28. The three routes bring to
16 the number of international and domestic routes from Orlando that Spirit has
either launched or announced since September. Among those are 12 routes between
Orlando and either Latin America or the Caribbean.
Spirit’s Orlando buildup coincides with the impending launch
of its Orlando crew base, which the carrier says will be home to more than 100
flight attendants and pilots before the year is out and more employees by the
With the addition of flights to Montego Bay, Kingston and
Denver, Spirit will fly to 39 destinations from Orlando.
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