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Re: Spirit Air
« Reply #30 on: May 26, 2017, 02:02:34 AM »
As long as you are prepared and can play their game you should be good. I flew with them earlier this year and the FA upgraded me to the big front seat just because i asked politely.
I have a wealthy client who LOVES Spirit. I think it's mainly for the convenience of flying out of ACY to FLL rather than having to shlep to one of the major airports.

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Re: Spirit Air
« Reply #31 on: May 26, 2017, 09:02:16 AM »
depends if you end up flying or driving
I recently had to be in FL for shabbos. Flight was Thursday at 6pm. They delayed it every hour till 12am then cancelled. Had to then take a cab to EWR hotel and fly in the morning.

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Re: Spirit Air
« Reply #32 on: May 26, 2017, 09:13:44 AM »
I recently had to be in FL for shabbos. Flight was Thursday at 6pm. They delayed it every hour till 12am then cancelled. Had to then take a cab to EWR hotel and fly in the morning.
Could have been worse.

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Re: Spirit Air
« Reply #33 on: May 26, 2017, 09:44:05 AM »
I thought ddf'ers don't fly spirit

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Re: Spirit Air
« Reply #34 on: May 26, 2017, 09:49:09 AM »
I thought ddf'ers don't fly spirit

nope, they dont take buses
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Re: Spirit Air
« Reply #35 on: May 26, 2017, 10:19:47 AM »
Just took my first Spirit flight. No big deal at all.

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Re: Spirit Air
« Reply #36 on: May 26, 2017, 10:28:27 AM »
Just took my first Spirit flight. No big deal at all.

Well, I did get this email this morning:

A Message From Our CEO

Dear xxxx,

A little over a year ago, I became the CEO of Spirit Airlines. At the time, we were very good at providing the lowest possible fares, and that hasn’t changed – our total price is more than 30% lower than other airlines on average. But, while low prices are important, one thing was missing – a commitment to delivering great service.

Over the past year, we invested heavily to improve your customer experience. We increased staffing and our focus on service training. We built a new state-of-the-art hangar and opened new training centers to keep our crew and equipment in tip-top shape. And we brought on 16 new aircraft, adding to the youngest and most fuel-efficient fleet in the country.

These improvements produced great results – our on-time performance increased by nearly 15%, and customer satisfaction increased by 50%. I am proud to say that we were named the Most Improved Airline in the Airline Quality Rating this year.

A couple of weeks ago, we suffered service disruptions and had to cancel approximately 15% of our flights over the course of a few days. We regret the inconvenience this caused and have been hard at work to ensure this does not happen again. We are committed, as always, to providing our valued customers with safe, reliable and on-time flights to their travel destinations.

Moving forward, you will see some exciting improvements at Spirit. While our on-time performance has improved, we will continue to get even better. Additionally, we will be launching a mobile app by the end of summer as well as a refreshed website and new kiosks at the airport by year-end. These are just a few things that we are doing to provide a better customer experience for you.

Today’s Spirit is performing better than last year’s Spirit, and next year’s Spirit will be even better. I look forward to meeting you on a Spirit flight soon!

Thank You,

Bob Fornaro
President and CEO, Spirit Airlines

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Re: Spirit Air
« Reply #37 on: May 26, 2017, 12:25:19 PM »
Just took my first Spirit flight. No big deal at all.
80%-95% are no big deal, just another LCC. It's the times when things go wrong, which could even be as low as 5%, that the magnitude of what goes wrong makes one not consider booking Spirit.

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Re: Spirit Air
« Reply #38 on: May 26, 2017, 03:22:11 PM »
Just took my first Spirit flight. No big deal at all.

Besides for the 28" limited legroom, it ain't too bad for a short hop.

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Re: Spirit Air
« Reply #39 on: May 27, 2017, 10:53:57 PM »
I have a wealthy client who LOVES Spirit. I think it's mainly for the convenience of flying out of ACY to FLL rather than having to shlep to one of the major airports.
I know bigger people that prefer spirit because the pay $40 and get the Big Front Seat. It is essentially a non lie flat J.

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Re: Spirit Air
« Reply #40 on: May 27, 2017, 11:36:05 PM »
I know bigger people that prefer spirit because the pay $40 and get the Big Front Seat. It is essentially a non lie flat J.
What do they get when Spirit offers a bus for transportation?

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Re: Spirit Air
« Reply #41 on: May 27, 2017, 11:56:41 PM »
Like I said earlier, I just flew Spirit for the first time this Friday.

As someone who lives in PIT I am used  to flying in regional jets all the time. These seats were not small. Much better than the  domestic economy seats that I sit in 100 times a year.

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Re: Spirit Air
« Reply #42 on: May 28, 2017, 12:25:23 AM »
What do they get when Spirit offers a bus for transportation?
How many times did that happen? But regardless, as Freddie said:
80%-95% are no big deal, just another LCC. It's the times when things go wrong, which could even be as low as 5%
So people that know spirit take into account that they will have little to no recourse.

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Re: Spirit Air
« Reply #43 on: September 13, 2017, 12:58:22 PM »
DTW>FLL $44 OW

Dates in Nov. can prob get for much cheaper at the ticket counter...
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