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April 17, 2015

Spirit now offers nonstop flights between Philly and Chicago

The discount airline already offers nonstop flights between Philadelphia and Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, and Myrtle Beach, Fla.

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In this file photo taken June 13, 2010, a Spirit Airlines airplane sits on the tarmac at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Spirit Airlines, known for its discount prices, launched nonstop service between Philadelphia International Airport and Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on Thursday, according to Philadelphia Business Journal.

Spirit also announced nonstop service to nine additional destinations and reintroduced a total of 18 seasonal routes, including one to Atlantic City.

The Miramar, Florida-based company operates more than 325 daily flights to 57 destinations in the United States, Latin America and Caribbean.

Read the full Philadelphia Business Journal article here.