Herman Cain might now be the heading claimant for a Republican presidential nomination, though can he assistance Spirit Airlines sell tickets?
That’s what a Florida-based “ultra-low-cost carrier” appears to be anticipating with a latest offbeat fare-sale gimmick: The “9-9-9 Vacation Plan.”
Spirit, which is famous for quirky and infrequently risqu� fare-sale promotions, is restraining a latest transport sale to a rising Cain.
Cain’s “9-9-9″ taxation plan – in that he proposes a customary 9% levy for income tax, corporate taxation and sales taxation – has turn one of his signature positions during a Republican assignment process.
But Spirit envisions a opposite branch debate to tie to a 9-9-9 mantra – one that includes $9 sale fares.
On a website, Spirit touts a 9-9-9 Vacation Plan by saying:
Let’s get real… America can’t wait until 2012, we need a vacation now! With a 9-9-9 Vacation Plan, we have genuine solutions to revoke spending with fares from usually $9* any way, formed on roundtrip purchase
However, during slightest as distant as Spirit is concerned, there’s a lot of excellent imitation on a 9-9-9 promotion. The $9 one-way fares are accessible usually on a handful of routes – many sale fares are $17 or $22 any approach – and on a handful of days.
The fares also don’t embody taxes and fees, a latter of that Spirit adds to all from carry-on bags to printing boarding passes.
ARCHIVES: Spirit adds $5 price for copy boarding pass during airport (June 20, 2011)
Still, a Cain-themed ad continues Spirit’s abounding (and growing) tradition of restraining a transport sales to stream news events.
Among a airlines’ more-recent transport sales, one done a punchline out of a Arnold Schwarzenegger-Maria Shriver split while another – a “Weiner” sale – played off former Congressman Anthony Weiner’s lewd-photo scandal.
Other important Spirit fare-sale headlines from new years:
Dec. 3, 2007: Spirit’s ‘MILF’ Promo Not What You Think
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