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Spirit Airlines confirmed the accuracy of this table on June 21, 2019.  Airline policies are subject to change. 

Tips for families: How would an adult best ensure he or she is seated next to a family member under the age of 14 when flying your airline?

  • The best way for an adult to ensure he or she is seated next to a family member under the age of 14 is by choosing a seat in advance at

Seating Policy

Seating Model: Does your airline provide seat assignments or does it use an open seating model?

  • Spirit Airlines offers advance seat assignments.

Advance Seat Selection: Does your airline enable consumers to reserve seats at booking?

  • Yes, Spirit Airlines enables customers to reserve seats at booking and check-in.

Fee: Does your airline charge an additional fee for these advance seat reservations?

  • Yes, passengers must pay an additional fee to select seats before or at check-in.


Airline: What disclosures relevant to family seating does your airline provide to consumers during the booking process?

  • Spirit Airlines reminds passengers that seats will be assigned at time of check-in if the customer did not select an advance seat assignment.

Travel Agent: If your airline allows others to sell tickets on its behalf, do the family seating disclosures provided by these entities differ from the disclosures provided when booking directly with the airline?

  • Spirit does not control disclosures on third party sites. Actual disclosures differ depending on the site.
Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2019
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