The airline is starting with twice daily nonstop service to Los Angeles and will add two daily nonstop flights to Las Vegas in mid-April.

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Spirit Airlines is beginning service at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Thursday.

It is starting with twice daily nonstop service to Los Angeles and will add two daily nonstop flights to Las Vegas in mid-April.

The no-frills airline, with an all-Airbus fleet, is the first new national carrier at the airport since Virgin America in 2008.