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How JetBlue’s takeover of Spirit could change air travel

Passengers wait in line at the Spirit Airlines check-in counter at Orlando International Airport. Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images Spirit Airlines resigned this week and agreed to sell itself to JetBlue Airways for $3.8 billion, hours after breaking off a merger agreement with Frontier Airlines that failed to win enough shareholder support. The …

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JetBlue to buy Spirit for $ 3.8 billion after months-long fight over discounter

A JetBlue airliner lands past a Spirit Airlines jet on taxi way at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport on Monday, April 25, 2022. (Joe Cavaretta / Sun Sentinel / Tribune News Service via Getty Images) Joe Cavaretta | Sun Sentinel | Getty Images JetBlue Airways has reached a $ 3.8 billion deal to buy Spirit …

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Spirit Airlines, Frontier terminate deal that was marred by JetBlue’s rival bid

A Frontier Airlines airplane taxis past a Spirit Airlines aircraft at Indianapolis International Airport in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Spirit Airlines terminated its merger agreement with Frontier Airlines on Wednesday, months after a rival bid by JetBlue Airways marred the planned tie-up. The announcement ends …

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Frontier, JetBlue battle over Spirit Airlines goes down to the wire with competing bids

A Frontier Airlines plane near a Spirit Airlines plane at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 16, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images The most heated airline battle in recent years was set to come to a head on Thursday when Spirit Airlines’ shareholders were scheduled to vote on a …

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Frontier sweetens offer for Spirit merger as shareholder vote looms

A Frontier Airlines plane near a Spirit Airlines plane at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 16, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Frontier Airlines sweetened its offer to combine with fellow budget carrier Spirit, less than a week before Spirit shareholders are set to vote on the deal Thursday. …

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More than 12,000 flights delayed, hundreds canceled during the busy July Fourth weekend

Travelers at LaGuardia Airport in New York on June 30, 2022. Leslie Josephs | CNBC Airlines have canceled more than 1,100 US flights since Friday and more than 12,000 were delayed, a chaotic holiday weekend after a messy spring for air travel angered passengers and drew sharp criticism from Washington. On Friday, the delays included …

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How to save money on travel? Five tips for cheaper flights and hotels

1. Finding cheaper flights Those who are strategic about saving spend 23% less on flights than those who aren’t, according to a survey of budget travelers by the booking site VacationRenter. Top strategies include booking with a budget carrier (52%), sticking to one carry-on bag (48%), using credit card points or rewards (39%) and tracking …

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