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About Spirit Airlines

Spirit Airlines began as Clippert Trucking Company in 1964. A decade later, the company was renamed Ground Air Transfer, Inc. The company then became Charter One and, in 1992 became Spirit Airlines. Scheduled passenger service followed.

Over the years, Spirit has operated as a low-cost and ultra low cost carrier in North, Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean. In 2004, Spirit began its transition to an all-Airbus fleet which serves over 50 communities.

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Spirit Airlines – History

2022 Spirit Airlines Performance

10th
Overall AQR Rank
5th Baggage Service
6th On-Time Arrivals
7th Fewest Denied Boardings
10th Customer Satisfaction

Data for all criteria is drawn from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s monthly Air Travel Consumer Report.

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