Thursday, January 14, 2010

Spirit Airlines Gives Free Flights to Those Donating to Haiti Relief Effort

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spirit Airlines has announced plans for providing relief to the people of Haiti.

“Our hearts and prayers go out to all of the people in Haiti during this terrible tragedy”

“Our hearts and prayers go out to all of the people in Haiti during this terrible tragedy,” says Spirit Airlines CEO and President Ben Baldanza. “Our initial focus is on raising funds for relief agencies that are best equipped to aid in the overall relief and Spirit stands ready to give a billion miles to those that assist in this effort.”

Spirit will give 5,000 FREE Spirit miles to everyone who donates at least $5 to the Red Cross, UNICEF or Yéle Haiti, enough miles for a free flight*. The ultra low cost carrier will give up to a billion miles.

Those interested in joining Spirit Airlines in their fundraising relief efforts for Haiti should visit after making at least a $5 donation to one of the following organizations:

* Yéle Haiti (
* Red Cross (

Spirit will in turn credit 5,000 miles to their FREE Spirit accounts, enough for a free flight*. For complete details, visit

Since Spirit Airlines started flying to Haiti in 2007, it has lowered fares over 40 percent, saving Haitians over $10 million.**

Spirit Airlines Flight Information Update:

* Spirit’s Wednesday, January 13 and Thursday, January 14 flights between Fort Lauderdale and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, are cancelled.
* Spirit will reinstate service to Haiti when the airport is open to commercial airlines.
* Spirit is providing updates at with details about flights and the relief effort as they become available.

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