Now Spirit Airlines Connects the East Bay to the East Coast and Dallas, too

Oakland, Calif. – May 5, 2023: Today, Spirit Airlines launches three new routes at Oakland International Airport. New service is between Oakland and Philadelphia, New York City-Newark, and Dallas-Fort Worth. The new daily flights present a convenient option to Fly the East Bay Way to the East Coast and to Texas on Spirit’s fleet of Airbus A320 series jets. 


OAK- Philadelphia, PHL nonstop service

Eastbound – Daily: Depart OAK 9:10 AM – Arrive PHL 5:23 PM 

Westbound – Daily: Depart PHL 5:59 PM – Arrive OAK 9:12 PM 

OAK-Dallas/Fort Worth, DFW nonstop service

Eastbound – Daily: Depart OAK 7:25 PM – Arrive DFW 12:59 AM 

Westbound – Daily: Depart DFW 4:35 PM – Arrive OAK 6:35 PM 

OAK-New York City/Newark, EWR nonstop service: 

Eastbound – Daily: Depart OAK 8:40 PM – Arrive EWR 5:01 AM 

Westbound – Daily: Depart EWR 4:35 PM – Arrive OAK 6:35 PM 


“Spirit uniquely answers the demand for nonstop flights by those travelling between the East Bay and the East Coast, as well as Dallas, using their home airport here at O-A-K,” says Craig Simon, Acting Director of Aviation at the Port of Oakland. “We consistently understand from local travelers that current journey times between their home and an airport further away can often take longer than the flight itself. Now, Spirit gives East Bay travelers a quicker, more affordable option.” 

The airline features a low base fare and unbundled products and services allowing customers to pay for only what they choose from a range including, but not limited to, the Big Front Seat, assigned seating, extra legroom, early boarding, the Savers Club and the Free Spirit frequent flier program. Most recently Spirit has introduced Wi-Fi for purchase with a flight pass costing $11.99 for Browsing and $14.99 for Steaming Speed Wi-Fi service. Wi-Fi is currently available on the A320 NEO aircraft used on the OAK to Newark and OAK to Philadelphia flights, subject to equipment change.  

Spirit flies nonstop between OAK and seven destinations, now including:  

  • Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), daily 
  • NYC-Newark (EWR), daily 
  • Las Vegas (LAS), 3 x daily 
  • Los Angeles (LAX), daily 
  • Orange County (SNA), daily 
  • San Diego (SAN), daily 
  • Philadelphia (PHL), daily 

Flights are now available for sale at  


About Spirit Airlines:  

Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is committed to delivering the best value in the sky. We are the leader in providing customizable travel options starting with an unbundled fare. This allows our Guests to pay only for the options they choose — like bags, seat assignments and refreshments — something we call Á La Smarte®. We make it possible for our Guests to venture further and discover more than ever before. Our Fit Fleet® is one of the youngest and most fuel-efficient in the U.S. We serve destinations throughout the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean, and are dedicated to giving back and improving those communities. Come save with us at 


About Oakland International Airport 

Oakland International is the main airport for the greater East Bay, the most populated area in the metropolitan San Francisco Bay area. It is the closest airport to most Bay Area employers. By roadway and BART air-rail, OAK enables excellent access to all of the region’s business, entertainment and tourism venues. The vision of Oakland International Airport is to be the airport of choice for San Francisco Bay Area residents and visitors alike. OAK is operated by the Port of Oakland, which also oversees the Oakland seaport and 20 miles of East Bay waterfront. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 84,000 jobs in the region with more than a $130 billion economic impact. 

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