Q:  Is Spirit Airlines getting Wi-Fi?

A:  Yes!  Spirit has an agreement to have high-speed Wi-Fi installed on its entire fleet.


Q:  When will Spirit Wi-Fi be ready to use?

A:  Installations will begin in November and the entire fleet is expected to be finished in 2021.


Q:  How much will it cost?

A: Spirit will offer high-speed web browsing and streaming options with an average price of $6.50.  Actual costs may be lower or higher based on the route and demand. 


Q:  Will I be able to stream video?

A:  Yes!  Our high-speed Wi-Fi will allow you to stream a video if you purchase a streaming package.


Q:  Is the service any good?

A:  The service is a state-of-the-art satellite based product.  Guests should be able to surf with a similar performance level they would expect at home.



Q:  What’s the coverage like?

A:  Spirit Wi-Fi will cover about 97% of Spirit’s routes, with a handful of international routes provided with partial coverage.  After 2021, with the addition of a new satellite, Spirit Wi-Fi will cover 100% of our current routes.


Q:  Are Guests who don’t use Spirit Wi-Fi subsidizing the service?

A:  No.  We’ve worked hard to make sure fares will not be impacted as a result of the addition of Wi-Fi.


Q:  Will there be any free content, or a media center with preloaded movies or TV shows?

A:  Unfortunately, not at this time, however, with our streaming package you can access all of your content through Netflix, Hulu, or other popular sites.


Q:  How will I know if my plane is Wi-Fi equipped?

A:  Flight attendants will notify Guests onboard as part of their pre-flight announcements.  Instructions on how to connect will also be provided.