Spirit plans new seasonal service from Chicago

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Spirit Airlines will begin new seasonal service from Chicago O’Hare International to Baltimore/Washington International and Portland International airports in May.

The once daily flights will operate from 22 May to 1 November on Airbus A320 family aircraft, according to the Miramar, Florida-based low-cost carrier.

“We are pleased to offer new nonstop service from Chicago to the Baltimore/Washington DC and Portland, Oregon, areas,” says Mark Kopczak, vice-president of network planning at Spirit, in a statement.

In January, the airline announced new flights between Chicago O’Hare and Oakland, and Baltimore/Washington and Minneapolis-St. Paul from 1 May.

American Airlines and United Airlines fly between Chicago O’Hare and Baltimore/Washington, and Southwest Airlines between Chicago Midway and the Washington DC area airport, Innovata schedules show.

Alaska Airlines, American and United fly between Chicago O’Hare and Portland, and Southwest between Chicago Midway and Portland, according to Innovata.