Milwaukee welcomes Spirit Airlines, with nonstop flights to Orlando, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles

NOW: Milwaukee welcomes Spirit Airlines, with nonstop flights to Orlando, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Spirit Airlines is coming to Milwaukee. 

Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport officials made the announcement on Wednesday, Feb. 24.

Airport officials say the plan to bring Spirit Airlines to Milwaukee has been years in the making, and they are excited it is finally a done deal. 

Spirit will fly nonstop from Milwaukee to Orlando, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. 

They will also have connecting flights from those locations such as Orlando to the Caribbean, and Latin America. 

The airline will require face masks and the crews will do extensive cleaning between flights. 

Spirit officials say they plan to expand their routes in the future as well to accommodate Milwaukee travelers. 

“Our trail to provide our local residents with more options and convenience for low fares, our signature service and of course our on time performance. Adding new and exciting destinations is part of our investing in the guest initiatives,” Atul Kumria of Spirit Airlines said.

Spirit Airlines flights will begin in June, but you can start booking flights right now. 

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