Spirit Airlines A320. Courtesy, Airbus [CORRECTED--Original version stated Spirit has 178 seats on its A319s instead of A320s] Spirit Airlines earned net income of $108.5 million in 2012, up 42.1% over a net profit of $76.4 million in 2011. The fast-growing Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based low-cost carrier (LCC) plans to grow capacity 21.5% in 2013 after ASM expansion of 21.3% in 2012. It added 29 new markets last year, bringing its network to 110 markets. With deliveries of seven ...

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