Spirit is a low-fare airline
that flies 27 McDonnell Douglas MD-80
's. It started flying in 1992
with a route network concentrated around the northeastern US, but eventually moved its focus southward to Florida
. In 1999
, Spirit moved its headquarters from Detroit
to South Florida
Despite the post-9/11 airline bust, Spirit has stayed in the air. On September 11, 2002, they offered all of their seats for free as a "thank you" to their customers.
Spirit currently flies to:
Their airline code is NK
, and their website is at www.spiritair.com.