Spirit Airlines is adding new daily continuous service between Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Houston/Bush Intercontinental Airport. The new route will be introduced on Thursday, October 4, 2012.
The daily flights will leave from Chicago O'Hare at 8:35 p.m. and land in Houston at 11:19 p.m. The flight from Houston will leave each day at 6:15 a.m. and land in Chicago at 8:52 a.m. The arrival and departure times will change on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
"Bush Intercontinental is an important economic engine for the City of Houston, and Spirit's expansion in the largest city in Texas offers passengers great options for nonstop flights from Houston," said Mario C. Diaz, director of aviation for Houston Airports. "Houston is thrilled to welcome Spirit, offering low fares to key markets, to the Gulf Coast of Texas."
Spirit Airlines currently offers nonstop service from Chicago O'Hare to sixteen cities all year round. The destinations include Atlantic City (seasonal); Boston (seasonal); Dallas/Fort Worth; Denver; Detroit; Fort Lauderdale; Fort Myers (seasonal); Las Vegas; Los Angeles; Minneapolis/Saint Paul; Myrtle Beach (seasonal); New York/LaGuardia; Orlando; Phoenix/Mesa (seasonal) and Tampa (seasonal).
"On behalf of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, we're very pleased that Spirit has added new service from Chicago O'Hare to Houston Intercontinental Airport," said Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino. "Spirit Airlines continues to expand flight options at O'Hare, which is great news for travelers seeking low-cost airfares."
Spirit Airlines has been in operation from Terminal 3 at O'Hare since October of 2000.