Spirit Airlines is planning a fleet expansion and is “in the market for a fleet order,” according to Spirit VP-technical operations Kirk Thornburg. Speaking at this week’s 2019 MRO Americas conference, Thornburg said the Fort Lauderdale-based ultra-LCC recently completed its first-round of request for proposals for aircraft. Spirit currently operates an all-Airbus fleet—A319s, A320s and A321—but Thornburg said the ULCC plans to make a decision on new aircraft ...

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