Spirit Airlines to begin Fort Lauderdale-Havana service

Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) has reported it will offer twice-daily nonstop service to Havana´s José Martí International Airport (HAV) from the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) beginning December 1, 2016, the company said.

The company said the service is subject to the receipt of Cuban government approval.

Spirit said it plans to provide connecting service from an additional 20 US cities via Fort Lauderdale. Havana will become Spirit´s 59th destination and 13th Caribbean airport.

Spirit Airlines is a low-cost air carrier that operates more than 425 daily flights 56 destinations in the US, Latin America and the Caribbean.