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DFW International Airport Welcomes New Spirit Airlines Service to Toluca, Mexico, San Diego, Portland and Detroit

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Low-cost carrier launches first international route from DFW; now serves 15 destinations from DFW

Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport today welcomed the first Spirit Airlines flight from Toluca, Mexico, Spirit’s first international route from DFW. Spirit will offer daily service between Toluca and Dallas/Fort Worth. 
Spirit Airlines has also launched new nonstop service from Dallas/Fort Worth to Portland, San Diego and Detroit. Spirit now serves 15 destinations from DFW Airport, including its home base of Fort Lauderdale, Atlanta, Chicago/O’Hare, New York/LaGuardia, Boston, Phoenix/Mesa and Orlando.
“Spirit Airlines is clearly gaining a lot of traction in the Dallas/Fort Worth market, with new flights to San Diego, Portland, Detroit and Toluca, Mexico,” said Jeff Fegan, CEO of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.  “The Toluca flight is the 49th international destination being served from DFW.  The route has been of great interest to local business travelers and with Toluca being a Sister City to Fort Worth, it already has great support.  Spirit's growth here at DFW has been fast-paced and travelers are benefiting from these greater travel options.”
“We are thrilled that customers from throughout the Metroplex and beyond have embraced Spirit’s ultra low fares.  Thanks to their response, we’re proud to continue adding service to even more popular destinations in the U.S. and now Toluca/Mexico City, our first international destination from DFW,” said Dallas native and Spirit’s Chief Marketing Officer Barry Biffle.  “We are here to save consumers money on travel and satisfy their need for low fares.”
"We are excited to welcome the new flights to Toluca on Spirit Airlines,” said Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings. “Every new flight from DFW means new opportunities for our citizens to create business connections or explore the world."
The addition of the Spirit’s new route to Toluca, Mexico signifies DFW’s commitment to international expansion as a key strategic goal for the continued growth of the Dallas/Fort Worth region.
Spirit’s Toluca flights will arrive at DFW’s world-renowned International Terminal D, and depart from Terminal E.


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