Form 8-K





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): April 26, 2013




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)


001-35186   38-1747023


File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification Number)

2800 Executive Way

Miramar, Florida 33025

(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (954) 447-7920



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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Resignation of Tony Lefebvre.

On April 26, 2013, Tony Lefebvre informed Spirit Airlines, Inc. (the “Company”) of his intention to pursue an opportunity with a non-competing business. In consideration for remaining fully engaged in his current role of Chief Operating Officer of the Company and for otherwise assisting the Company during a transition period through June 30, 2013, including in the search for his successor, for executing a full release, for agreeing not to solicit or hire our employees for a period of not less than eighteen months and for complying with certain other covenants, the Company has agreed to pay Mr. Lefebvre $336,000 in equal installments over 12 months, beginning after June 30, 2013. Mr. Lefebvre did not participate in the 2012 short-term incentive program or the 2013 annual equity-based awards.




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.


Date: April 29, 2012     SPIRIT AIRLINES, INC.

/s/ Thomas Canfield

    Name:   Thomas Canfield
    Title:   Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary