Spirit Airlines plans to continue growing aggressively over the next several years after posting net income of $176.9 million in 2013, up 63.1% over a 2012 net profit of $108.5 million. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based “ultra” low-cost carrier (LCC) increased capacity 22.2% year-over-year in 2013 to 13.86 billion ASMs and plans to boost annual ASMs by 17% in 2014 and another 29% in 2015. The carrier took delivery of four Airbus A320s in the 2013 fourth quarter, ending the year ...

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