ANALYSIS: New Spirit chief refuels Frontier merger rumours

Frontier Spirit network overlap

​The surprise departure of ultra low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines chief executive Ben Baldanza follows a year that saw the airline's stock lose its shine, as investors began to worry that Spirit's once-revered moat was rapidly being encroached upon by its rivals.

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