ORLANDO, Fla. – Budget airline Spirit is launching a new nonstop service to and from Orlando International Airport.
Spirit Airlines announced that it began daily nonstop service between Orlando and Norfolk International Airport in Virginia on Wednesday.
Spirit is also offering nonstop service from Norfolk to and from Fort Lauderdale International Airport.
Norfolk is a medium-hub airport that services the Hampton Roads area of southeast Virginia.
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It’s Spirit’s most recent big announcement. Last month the airline announced it was expanding nonstop service between Orlando International Airport and San Juan, Puerto Rico, to five times daily starting May 5.
Spirit is also in the midst of a potential merger with JetBlue, which is being contested by the U.S. Justice Department. The agency is suing to stop the merger, saying it will reduce flight options for budget-conscious travelers.
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