Spirit adds daily nonstop between OAK and Newark Liberty Airport serving metropolitan New York City

Oakland, Calif. – March 24, 2022: Spirit Airlines will fly nonstop between OAK and Newark/New York City (EWR) beginning August 10, 2022. The flight will be operated using Spirit’s new Airbus A320 NEO airliners that seat 182, including 8 Big Front seats.

Eastbound – Daily:      Depart OAK 8:10 AM – Arrive EWR 4:30 PM

Westbound – Daily:     Depart EWR 5:30 PM – Arrive OAK 8:40 PM

“We’re excited to provide Bay Area travelers more high-value options to travel to the East Coast with this new, nonstop route to Newark, said John Kirby, Vice President of Network Planning at Spirit Airlines. “This is now Spirit’s second planned cross-country flight from Oakland, with non-stop service to Philadelphia starting in May. We appreciate our long-term partnership with OAK as we continue to grow our low-fare portfolio from the East Bay.”

Newark marks the eighth nonstop route that Spirit now offers at OAK. Others include Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orange County, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, and San Diego.

“We are very pleased to announce that the East Bay once again has nonstop service to the New York City metropolitan area.” says Bryant L. Francis, Director of Aviation at the Port of Oakland. “We welcome the return of transcontinental service to New York, and we encourage travelers to Fly Oakland First on Spirit to the Big Apple!”

Flights are available for sale now at spirit.com.


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 spirit.com.


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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