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Spirit to offer flights from LA to Vegas

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. (Lynne Sladky)

March 9, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Spirit Airlines will begin daily nonstop flights between Los Angeles and Las Vegas starting May 5.

To launch the route, Spirit is offering $9 fares each way, based on round-trip purchase, for travel on Tuesdays and Wednesdays between May 10 and June 15.

Spirit Airlines flies more than 150 flights daily to 44 destinations.

The carrier is based in South Florida.