JetBlue would dismantle Spirit as ultra-low-cost competitor, become ‘larger JetBlue’

Spirit A319 Max KJ FG

Source: Max Kingsley-Jones/FlightGlobal

JetBlue Airways is pitching its proposed acquisition of ultra-discounter Spirit Airlines as a means to compete better against the four largest US airlines – carriers that through their own mergers now control some 80% of the US market.

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