The inaugural Spirit Airlines flight to Cancun pushes back in Austin. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Mateen Kontoravdis)

Spirit Airlines Celebrates Anniversary, Growth In Austin

Spirit Airlines inaugurated new flights to Cancun from five U.S. cities on Wednesday, Feb. 26, in time for spring break travel. The Miramar, Flo.-based carrier now serves Cancun from 11 U.S. destinations with Austin, Nashville, Cleveland, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh joining the list. For Austin, the departure of Spirit flight 1054 on Wednesday marked Spirit’s 11th nonstop route from the Texas capital and the carrier’s first international service from the city. From Austin, Spirit will fly to Cancun four times per…

Turkish Airlines Begins Service to Atlanta

Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport, the largest airport in the world based on passenger traffic, welcomed its latest international flight today operated by Turkish Airlines. “We are thrilled to welcome Turkish Airlines to Atlanta,” said Aviation General Manager Miguel Southwell said. “These daily flights will open up business and leisure opportunities for…