Spirit Airlines seeks more gates at Atlanta airport

ATLANTA — Spirit Airlines is seeking more gate space at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport as the carrier rebounds from the pandemic and looks to expand in the future. Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday relaxed its guidance for travel, saying fully vaccinated people can start traveling again “at low risk to themselves.” Spirit, an ultra low-cost carrier based in Miramar, Florida, is the third-largest airline at Hartsfield-Jackson, behind Delta with more than three quarters of the market and Southwest at about 11%. Spirit makes up about 3% of the total pas…

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