SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 12, 2012
SPIRIT AIRLINES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
2800 Executive Way
Miramar, Florida 33025
(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
The information in this report furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. It may only be incorporated by reference in another filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended , if such subsequent filing specifically references the information furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 of this report.
On December 12, 2012, Spirit Airlines, Inc. reported certain traffic statistics for November 2012 and guidance for fourth quarter estimated fuel price and fuel gallons. A copy of Spirit's August traffic results is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by this reference.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Statements in this current report, including the exhibits furnished herewith, contain various forward-looking statements within the meaning Section 21E of the Exchange Act which represent the Company's expectations or beliefs concerning future events. When used in this release, the words “expects,” “estimates,” “plans,” “anticipates,” “indicates,” “believes,” “forecast,” “guidance,” “outlook,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “seeks,” “targets” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Similarly, statements that describe the Company's objectives, plans or goals, or actions the Company may take in the future, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements regarding the Company's guidance and estimates for fourth quarter 2012, including expectations regarding fuel price and volume. All forward-looking statements in this release are based upon information available to the Company on the date of this release. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of factors that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations, including the competitive environment in the airline industry; the Company's ability to keep costs low; changes in fuel costs; the impact of worldwide economic conditions on customer travel behavior; the Company's ability to generate non-ticket revenues; and government regulation. Additional information concerning these and other factors is contained in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
By: /s/ Thomas Canfield
Name: Thomas Canfield
Title: Senior Vice President and General Counsel