MIRAMAR, Fla., Nov. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq:SAVE) today starts daily nonstop service from San Diego to two new markets: Portland, Oregon and Los Cabos, Mexico.

Customers can check out the insanely low fares offered every day at www.spirit.com and also sign up to receive alerts on Spirit’s email deals and offers.

Portland travelers have the opportunity to connect to Spirit’s new daily nonstop service between San Diego and Los Cabos, Mexico.

“We’re excited to grow our network of ultra low fare options for our west coast customers in San Diego and Portland with service to a new international destination — Los Cabos, Mexico,” says San Diego resident and Spirit’s Senior Manager Route Planning Robyn Platt. “We look forward to continuing to save customers money on travel by offering them the lowest fares.”

“The decision to open a new route to Cabo San Lucas by Spirit Airlines reaffirms the importance of Mexico as a preferred travel destination for U.S. visitors and also contributes significantly to strengthening our numerous economic and cultural ties with San Diego,” said Consul General of Mexico in San Diego, Remedios Gómez Arnau.

“This new service on Spirit Airlines is great news for San Diego and Baja California,” said Robert Gleason, Board Chair San Diego County Regional Airport Authority. “We are pleased to partner with Spirit Airlines on this exciting new service, and we look forward to the boost to tourism it will bring to both our regions.”

“We welcome Spirit Airlines’ new service to San Diego, providing another nonstop route option for our travelers at Portland International Airport,” said David Zielke, Port of Portland general manger of air service development. “We applaud Spirit’s expansion at PDX, now offering flights to three of our top 20 destinations — Las Vegas, Dallas/Fort Worth and San Diego.”

Spirit’s Portland, Oregon (PDX) — San Diego (SAN) schedule effective November 8, 2012:

Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
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Portland, Oregon — San Diego 6:15 am 8:45 am 470 0 Daily
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San Diego — Portland, Oregon 8:51 pm 11:21 pm 245 0 Daily
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Spirit’s San Diego (SAN) — Los Cabos, Mexico (SJD) schedule effective November 8, 2012:

Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
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San Diego — Los Cabos, Mexico 10:40 am 1:45 pm 107 0 Daily
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Los Cabos, Mexico — San Diego 2:40 pm 3:55 pm 108 0 Daily
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In addition to San Diego, Spirit’s service from Portland includes daily nonstop service to Dallas/Fort Worth and Las Vegas, as well as connecting service to Los Cabos, Mexico.

Spirit’s network from San Diego includes daily nonstop service to Dallas/Fort Worth, Las Vegas, Los Cabos, and now Portland, Oregon.