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Direct flight between San Diego and DFW launching this summer

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diegans will have another option for traveling to Dallas-Fort Worth this summer when Spirit Airlines begins flying the route, the low-fare carrier announced Tuesday.

Spirit, which already offers flights between San Diego and Las Vegas, is scheduled to begin the DFW flights on June 21.

According to the airline, tickets beginning at $28.79 will be offered on its website Tuesday and Wednesday. The offer is good for flights on June 24-26, and Sept. 10-12.

"We are excited that Spirit is inaugurating nonstop flights between San Diego and Dallas-Fort Worth this June," said Thella Bowens, president and CEO of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority. "Spirit will provide another nonstop option for the over 270,000 passengers flying this route annually."

The flight from Dallas-Fort Worth to San Diego will depart at 2:45 p.m. Central Time and arrive at 3:35 p.m. Pacific Time, according to the airline. The return flight will leave San Diego at 4:25 p.m. and get to DFW at 9:30 p.m.

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