MIRAMAR, Fla., May 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer and Spirit Airlines is kicking off this year’s hottest season with new flights to eight exciting destinations. Beginning today, Spirit will offer new daily nonstop service in Baltimore/Washington, Cleveland, Detroit, New Orleans, Oakland, Orlando, San Diego and Seattle. So whether you’re looking to dance the night away on Bourbon Street, soak in a Seattle sunset, or plan a Bay Area adventure, Spirit has you covered with ultra-low fares to make your vacation dreams come true.

The new routes include:

Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to/from
Oakland (OAK) May 25, 2017 (seasonal)
San Diego (SAN) May 25, 2017
Seattle/Tacoma (SEA) May 25, 2017
Detroit (DTW) to/from
Oakland (OAK) May 25, 2017 (seasonal)
Seattle/Tacoma (SEA) May 25, 2017 (seasonal)
New Orleans (MSY) to/from
Baltimore/Washington (BWI) May 25, 2017
Cleveland (CLE) May 25, 2017
Orlando (MCO) May 25, 2017

In addition to these eight new routes, Spirit begins service at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) today, the 61st city in its network. Spirit is also celebrating its 100th plane this week, the newest edition to the youngest, most fuel-efficient fleet in the U.S.

"As Spirit adds more new aircraft to its growing Fit Fleet, we are committed to offering new service to the places our customers want to fly,” said Mark Kopczak, Spirit Airlines' Vice President of Network Planning. "We see the need for ultra-low fares and new nonstop flights in these markets, making summer travel easier and more affordable for anyone looking to explore new places or reconnect with friends and family.”

Spirit’s new flights are available for purchase now. Customers can check out the crazy low fares and vacation packages available to all of the destinations we fly at www.spirit.com and also sign up to receive alerts on Spirit’s email deals and offers.