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Spirit Airlines announced Friday it will build a new maintenance hanger at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. (Source: Michigan Economic Development Corporation)

Spirit Airlines To Build New Maintenance Hangar At Metro Airport

Detroit Metropolitan Airport beat out a site in Texas for a new Spirit Airlines maintenance hangar at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.


Source: Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

Detroit Metro Airport Add New Routes, Airline In 2015

Detroit Metropolitan Airport is welcoming the new year with new foreign and domestic routes.

CBS Detroit–01/08/2015

Spirit Airlines capitalized on the celebrity photo hacking with an ad. (Source: Spirit Airlines email.)

Low Cost Airline Uses Celebrity Photo Hacking To Offer Sale Fares

Spirit Airlines used the celebrity photo hacking scandal as a theme for its latest marketing effort.

CBS Detroit–09/03/2014

Detroit Metropolitan Airport

Metro Airport Adds Non-Stop Routes to Atlanta, New Orleans, Washington D.C.

Passengers will have additional choices for non-stop flights this year with the addition of routes to Atlanta, New Orleans and Washington D.C.


Nana Mimura (Booking Photo)

Metro Detroit Doctor Arrested After Outburst At Florida Airport

A local doctor was arrested Thursday after getting angry over a flight cancellation at an airport in Florida.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2012

(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images, File)

Air Travelers Reject ‘Ridiculous’ Spirit Baggage Fees

Spirit Airlines has announced that, starting this fall, passengers who do not pre-pay for carry-on baggage will pay $100 at the gate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012

(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images, File)

Flight From Detroit Makes Emergency Landing

The plane, which was carrying 146 passengers, landed without incident in Knoxville, Tennessee.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

Spirit Airlines Runs $9 Flights From Detroit To Chicago, New York For $17

Got some spare change in your pocket? Don’t chuck it, because you can now fly from Detroit to Chicago for the low, low price of $9.

CBS Detroit–12/13/2011

credit: spirit.com

Punny Airline Ad Offers “Fares Too Hard To Resist”

Spirit Airlines is trying to capitalize on the sexting scandal involving New York Congressman Anthony Weiner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2011


Airline Gives Detroiters A Chance To Win One Million Miles

Spirit Airlines is hosting a contest where one Detroiter will walk away with one million frequent flyer miles. You have to register by May 4th and everyone who signs up will automatically earn 5,000 frequent flyer miles!

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2011