Spirit Airlines comes to RDU, announces non-stop flights to 7 cities

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Spirit Airlines is coming to Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

The budget airline will offer daily, non-stop service to seven cities starting on May 2.

In a tweet on Tuesday morning, the airport announced the partnership and flight routes.



Starting on May 2, Spirit will offer nonstop service to the following destinations:

  • New Orleans

  • Orlando

  • Fort Lauderdale


  • Baltimore/Washington D.C.

  • Chicago/O'Hare

  • Detroit

  • Boston


  • According to RDU, the flights will either be on the 145-seat Airbus A319 or the 182-seat Airbus A320.

    Spirit is the 10th carrier to serve RDU travelers.

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