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Entry from August 08, 2021
Greyhound Bus of the Sky (Spirit Airlines nickname)

Spirit Airlines is an American ultra-low-cost carrier. Some people have called Spirit the “Greyhound Bus of the Sky” or “Greyhound Bus with Wings.”

“Note to self: Spirit Air is Greyhound with wings” was posted on Twitter by Jeremy Zilar on December 30, 2007. “I’m convinced Spirit Air ... is a greyhound bus ... with wings” was posted on Twitter by geometrix on November 23, 2009. “Spirit Air a.k.a Greyhound w/ wings” was posted on Twitter by Manilla Gorilla on February 27, 2010. “someone said Spirit Airlines = greyhound buses with wings #MUERTO” was posted on Twitter by Jeff On September 13, 2010.

“if u life depends on it… NEVER fly Spirit airlines. It’s a Greyhound Bus in the sky” was posted on Twitter by nilesG on October 13, 2008. “Flying Spirit Airlines. The Greyhound of the skies” was posted on Twitter by Eduardo Hauser on May 19, 2009. “We like to refer to Spirit Airlines as the Greyhound Bus Service of the skies...” was posted on Twitter by Caribbean Connect on July 6, 2009. “I absolutely loathe Spirit Airlines - the Greyhound Bus of the sky!” was posted on Twitter by Ray Anthony Iavasile on January 8, 2011.

Other Spirit Airlines nicknames include “Break Your Spirit Airlines,” “Dollar Store of the Sky,” “Fung Wah Bus of the Sky,” “School Bus of the Sky,” “Sprite Airlines” and “Waffle House of the Sky.” Additional “with wings” nicknames include “School Bus with Wings” and “Waffle House with Wings.”


Wikipedia: Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines, Inc. (stylized as spirit) is an American ultra-low-cost carrier headquartered in Miramar, Florida in the Miami metropolitan area. Spirit operates scheduled flights throughout the United States and in the Caribbean and Latin America.

Wikipedia: Greyhound Lines
Greyhound Lines, Inc., usually shortened to Greyhound, is an intercity bus common carrier serving more than 3,800 destinations across North America.

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Jeremy Zilar
@jeremyzilar
Note to self: Spirit Air is Greyhound with wings.
6:24 AM · Dec 30, 2007·Twitter SMS

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nilesG
@nilesG
if u life depends on it… NEVER fly Spirit airlines. It’s a Greyhound Bus in the sky.
12:48 PM · Oct 13, 2008·Twitter Web Client

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Eduardo Hauser
@eduardohauser
Flying Spirit Airlines. The Greyhound of the skies.
6:33 AM · May 19, 2009·Twitter Web Client

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T R E Y@Tr3Greg·Jun 29, 2009
Replying to @_MadyMych_
@_MadyMych_ Yeah. I’m just going to play my jams and… Soothe. Are you going to fly Spirit: The Greyhound in the Sky?

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Caribbean Connect@CaribConnect·Jul 6, 2009
Replying to @MariGinthemix
@MariGInTheMix So true. We like to refer to Spirit Airlines as the Greyhound Bus Service of the skies…

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geometrix
@geometrix
I’m convinced Spirit Air ... is a greyhound bus ... with wings.
10:13 AM · Nov 23, 2009·Twitter Web Client

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Manilla Gorilla
@GuateGorilla
Spirit Air a.k.a Greyhound w/ wings pissing a lot of folks off right now. They all flights for today.
8:36 AM · Feb 27, 2010·Twitter SMS

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Tori Griffin
@torigriffin
I thought Southwest Airlines was the Greyhound of the skies. Spirit Air makes Southwest look like Air Force One. SMH
6:43 PM · Jun 5, 2010·Twitter Web Client

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Jeff
@JeffJSays
someone said Spirit Airlines = greyhound buses with wings #MUERTO
2:19 PM · Sep 13, 2010·TweetDeck

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Ray Anthony Iavasile
@rayanthonyphoto
So glad to be flying with Delta tonight! I absolutely loathe Spirit Airlines - the Greyhound Bus of the sky!
6:24 PM · Jan 8, 2011·Twitter for iPhone

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Josh Stevens
@Josh_StevensNYC
Ah Spirit Airlines....the real Greyhound of the skies!
6:35 AM · Dec 17, 2011·UberSocial for BlackBerry

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Matthew Chwat
@MCFlashdance
Spirit Airlines, the “Greyhound” Bus in the sky.  The graffiti on my seat is a nice touch.  Could have left my sketchbook at home.
6:42 AM · Jan 21, 2012·Twitter for iPhone

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Supernational
@SUPERNATIONALny
Spirit airlines -Greyhound of the skies. No offense to Greyhound.
7:12 PM · Feb 2, 2012·TweetCaster for Android

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Jawn Murray@JawnMurray·May 3, 2012
Replying to @DaGospelTruth
Greyhound w/ wings, huh? >> RT @dagospeltruth spirit airlines is the BUS in the sky! I flew them once cuz the ticket was cheap NEVER AGAIN!

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TAO TE SCHWING
@mrrfskrrt
spirit airlines is the greyhound bus of the skies
1:02 AM · Oct 19, 2015·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/lea_firebender May 27, 2016
Spirit airlines is like a Greyhound bus with wings

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EL-Dubya
@LAWash95
Spirit Airlines is a Greyhound Bus with wings.
3:11 PM · Dec 21, 2016 from Atlanta, GA·Twitter for iPhone

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Bo Bolander
@BBolander
100 bucks for a flight back to NYC. Bless you, Spirit, you rickety Greyhound bus of the skies.
8:37 PM · Dec 26, 2016·Twitter Web Client

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Joe
@isojoe_
Spirit is a greyhound bus with wings my guy, safe travels to y’all https://twitter.com/kielhoilett/status/822180973601259525
This Tweet is unavailable.
10:36 PM · Jan 19, 2017·Twitter for iPhone

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k. matt | kristyn
@heyitskmatt
Desus just said that Spirit Airlines is Greyhound with wings. I’m crying.
4:53 PM · Jan 21, 2017·Twitter Web Client

Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/halal_queries_only May 20, 2017
Spirit airlines is like Greyhound except in the sky.

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Juan Bago
@JuanBago
Replying to @friasmp
lmao! Umm like right? Spirit is Greyhound with wings & its better then Jetblue???
7:43 PM · Jan 12, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

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Joe
@isojoe_
spirit airlines is a greyhound bus with wings… so this can’t be accurate.
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WCVB-TV Boston
@WCVB
· Jan 11, 2018
JetBlue was just named the worst airline in America http://dlvr.it/Q9qXQz
1:21 AM · Jan 14, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

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Jules Winnfield
@smackdown9d9
Replying to @barstoolsports
Spirit Airlines, the Greyhound Bus of the sky!
8:37 PM · Oct 28, 2020·Twitter for Android

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serina
@vserina
i just saw someone call spirit airlines a greyhound bus w wings
10:07 AM · Nov 13, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

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arayofhope
@TheModistOne
Spirit Airlines, The Greyhound of the Skies!
8:07 PM · Nov 25, 2020·Twitter Web App

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Slim
@Slim_theGoat
Spirit is the greyhound of the sky
6:52 AM · Feb 5, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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Marshall Honorof
@marshallhonorof
Replying to @marshallhonorof
I’ve heard people call Spirit “the Greyhound of the skies,” but even that’s far too generous. Greyhounds usually leave on time.
1:43 PM · Apr 5, 2021·Twitter Web App

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Allison Villegas
@SpeedyVeez
Spirit Airlines.. Greyhound Bus in the sky..
GIF
12:28 AM · Apr 6, 2021 from California, USA·Twitter for Android

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Baffour Jordan
@Ba4_vs_BJ
Spirit Airlines….the Greyhound of the sky
9:16 PM · Jun 3, 2021 from Irving, TX·Twitter for iPhone

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Littles Adebayo
@Littles1126
Y’all gonna learn about using Spirit Airlines aka the greyhound of the sky
12:19 PM · Aug 3, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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little bastard
@britneyled
Spirit airlines aka the Greyhound bus of the sky
11:37 PM · Aug 3, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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Wingnuts
@EQwingnuts
Replying to @WSJ
Spirit is like the greyhound bus of the sky.
11:10 PM · Aug 4, 2021·Twitter for Android

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Juan
@Juantutrifor567
Replying to @jennholtonFOX @FOX13News and @SpiritAirlines
Spirit is a greyhound bus with wings
9:40 AM · Aug 5, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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