JetBlue Airways/Spirit Airlines: Spirit CEO’s Post-Announcement Interview Foreshadows Deal’s Uphill Antitrust Climb 

Published on Aug 11, 2022

JetBlue’s (JBLU) proposed $3.8 billion acquisition of Spirit Airlines (SAVE), which the companies formally inked on July 28 after a months-long takeover dance, faces an uphill climb to close given the carriers’ overlaps on dozens of highly-concentrated U.S. city-pair routes and a Biden administration hellbent on preventing anticompetitive consolidation in air travel markets.  In fact, […]

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