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Spirit Airlines launches nonstop service between Boston and Fort Myers

Spirit Airlines launches its new nonstop service between Boston and Fort Myers, Fla., today, with round-trip tickets on sale now for $158 round-trip.

The airline will have one flight a day to Fort Myers, its third nonstop destination from Boston.

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The airline also flies from Boston to Fort Lauderdale and Myrtle Beach. JetBlue Airways and Southwest Airlines also fly nonstop to Fort Myers, a popular destination for Bostonians who go to watch the Red Sox during spring training.

Just be sure to mind your bags on Spirit: the carrier charges up to $50 for carryon luggage.

Katie Johnston can be reached at kjohnston@globe.com.

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