Spirit Airlines Launches Non-Stop Service From Atlantic City to Chicago/O'Hare

One-Stop to Los Angeles

Summer of 2001 Brings Coast-to-Coast Expansion for Spirit

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 8, 2001--Travelers in the South Jersey community will have more travel options this summer. Spirit Airlines is introducing non-stop service from Atlantic City International to Chicago/O'Hare International Airport and offering one-stop service to Los Angeles International Airport.

``Spirit is the number one passenger carrier at Atlantic City, with more than 50,000 passengers carried in February,'' said Jim Weiland, Spirit's chief operating officer. ``We've responded to the travel preferences expressed by South Jersey residents and are looking forward to solid bookings aboard these routes.''

Starting July 2

-- New non-stop flights between Atlantic City, N.J. and

Chicago/O'Hare. Inaugural fares begin at $79* each way, are valid

for travel between July 2 and July 31 and must be purchased by

April 6.