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MEDIA ALERT – Reno-Tahoe International Airport has Spirit, Yes We Do

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(RENO, NV) – We’ve got Spirit, how about you? Join Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and officials from Spirit Airlines and the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority as we welcome the inaugural flight of Spirit at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO). Beginning Wednesday, August 10, the latest air carrier to join our airport family will offer twice daily service from RNO to Harry Reid International Airport. 

Who:       Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and officials from Spirit and the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority

What:      To celebrate this new air service, media is invited to join us for a very visual event, including a water arch as the first Spirit flight lands at RNO, a check presentation to a local non-profit and more.

Where:   Reno-Tahoe International Airport, ski statue

When:     Wednesday, August 10, 2022

                 12:30 p.m. (the flight is scheduled to land at 1:03 p.m.)

*NEWS MEDIA – Please meet at the ski statue in the main lobby of the terminal building by 12:30 PM if you wish to film the water arch on the airfield.

To mark the new service, Spirit is hosting a Las Vegas Flyaway for Reno Guests. One lucky winner will get a pair of tickets to fly on Spirit’s new, nonstop route to Las Vegas, including complimentary roundtrip airfare, bags, seat selection and Shortcut Boarding. Winners will also enjoy a three-night stay at Treasure Island and a pair of tickets to Mystère by Cirque du Soleil, provided in partnership with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. Participants can enter now through August 31 at


The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority receives no state or local funding. All operating revenues are derived from tenant and concession fees. Thirteen airlines serve Reno- Tahoe International Airport (RNO), flying to multiple nonstop destinations throughout the United States and Mexico. For more details, visit