Spirit Airlines announces nonstop flights from New Orleans to Chicago and Detroit

July 30 2014 | Latest News
By Mark Waller, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

Spirit Airlines on Wednesday announced plans for nonstop flights from Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans to Chicago and Detroit.

The flights to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and Detroit begin Nov. 6, said an announcement from the airline based in Miramar, Fla. On Friday (Aug. 1) Spirit plans to add direct flights to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport.

When all the flights are running, Spirit will have a total of five nonstop flights from New Orleans, including an existing route to the Dallas and Ft. Worth metropolitan area.