Spirit Airlines is launching daily service between Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in western Pennsylvania and Chicago O’Hare International Airport on May 7.
Arnold Palmer Regional Airport (IATA code LBE) is located two miles southwest of the city of Latrobe and 33 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. It was formerly known as Westmoreland County Airport.
According to Spirit Airlines, the new service will provide connecting opportunities from Latrobe via Chicago O’Hare International Airport to several Western U.S. destinations, including Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
The new service will increase Spirit Airlines’ network of non-stop flights from Latrobe to seven routes. The carrier already serves Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Myrtle Beach, Orlando and Tampa from Arnold Palmer Regional Airport and will launch service from the western-Pennsylvania airport to Las Vegas on April 16.
Spirit Airlines’ new route between Latrobe and Chicago will increase its network of non-stop services from Chicago O’Hare to a total of 23 cities.
The carrier already operates non-stops from Chicago O’Hare to Atlanta; Atlantic City; Baltimore/Washington International; Boston; Denver; Dallas/Fort Worth; Fort Lauderdale; Fort Myers; Houston; Kansas City; Las Vegas; Los Angeles; Minneapolis-St. Paul; Myrtle Beach; New Orleans; New York LaGuardia, Oakland; Orlando; Phoenix; Portland in Oregon; and Tampa.
Additionally, on April 16 Spirit Airlines will begin non-stop services from Chicago O’Hare to Philadelphia and San Diego.
Operating an all-Airbus A320-family fleet, Spirit Airlines operates more than 325 flights each day on a network serving 57 destinations in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean.