Spirit traffic up 19.1% in March

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Fort Lauderdale-based Spirit Airlines has posted a 19.1% increase in passenger traffic in March compared with a year earlier.

The carrier's capacity grew 16.5%, resulting in a two percentage point increase in its load factor to 87.9%.

Passenger traffic for the first three months of 2013 increased 21.3% and capacity grew 20.8%, resulting in a 0.3 percentage point increase in load factor to 85.1%.