June 9, 2022

The Love Triangle Over Spirit Airlines

by The Journal.

Background show artwork for The Journal.

In February, Frontier Airlines announced its plan to purchase fellow budget airliner, Spirit. But JetBlue’s surprise competing bid for Spirit sent the three airlines into a messy, public love triangle. WSJ’s Alison Sider reports on how the possible mergers will shake up flying in the U.S.


Further Reading:

- JetBlue Boosts Breakup Fee, Pledges Dividend in Bid to Woo Spirit Holders  

- Spirit Airlines Delays Shareholder Vote as It Considers Frontier, JetBlue Offers 


Further Listening:

- Frontier, Spirit and the Future of Low-Cost Airlines 


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